antiauthoritarian

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Adj.1.antiauthoritarian - opposed to authoritarianism
democratic - characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
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For Urania's insight (which is to say, Vargas Llosa's) is the same that another great novelist who parted company with the Stalinist left, George Orwell, offered in 1984: The people, the plebes, the folk, the masses are not to be relied upon as the primary and initial source of anti-authoritarian resistance, and indeed may even prove a chief impediment to reform and liberation.
Trudeau's career arc mirrors the evolution of baby-boom liberalism, from the anti-authoritarian skepticism of the 1970S to the smug paternalism of the Clinton years.
The Longhaired country boy may be anti-authoritarian, but he's also patriotic.
REASON: Many socialists have a radically anti-authoritarian disposition, even though the policies they would enact end up being authoritarian.
Almost all the Rainbows share an anti-authoritarian streak that flies in the face of the National Forest Service's attempts to control the Gathering.
But in the 1960s and '70s especially, it appealed to a lot of people who had a radical, anti-authoritarian impulse.
SWS was established as part of the anti-authoritarian reaction to the Aquino assassination in 1983.
The filmmaker is keen to have the notoriously anti-authoritarian character, played by Rowan Atkinson, become a grumpy old man.
Directing in his no-nonsense style and never outside his comfort zone, he enjoys playing Earl, an anti-authoritarian octogenarian florist who becomes a mule, delivering drugs for a Mexican cartel.
Directing in his typically no-nonsense style, Eastwood immensely enjoys playing an anti-authoritarian octogenarian.
Svejk also offers an intriguing look at how anti-authoritarian sentiments manifested themselves in the culture and politics of interwar Eastern Europe, a region that has rarely been favorable terrain for classical liberal ideas.
The anti-authoritarian black satire by Scottish director Armando Iannucci, has just the right dose of humour that culminates, after an endless series of tragicomic intrigues, in cold-war Kremlin where mighty Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and falls into a coma.