Quiet Revolution


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Quiet Revolution

n
(in Canada)a period during the 1960s in Quebec, marked by secularization, educational reforms, and rising support for separation from the rest of Canada. French name: Révolution tranquille
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Federal Reserve System and a longtime professor of economics at Princeton, wrote a book entitled "The Quiet Revolution" about changes in central banking.
Until a quiet revolution began to build among the American people who were getting very upset about the curbing of their freedom of speech.
Early in the 21st century, a quiet revolution occurred.
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The Fine Gael boss said the vote to legalise abortion was the culmination of a "quiet revolution".
The theater world experienced a quiet revolution on June 10th as The Band's Visit beat out splashier Broadway musicals (SpongeBob SquarePants, Mean Girls and Frozen) to win 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score (David Yazbek), Best Book (Itamar Moses), Best Director (David Cromer) and a pair of statues for its Lead Performers, Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub.
by KEIR MUDIE Deputy political Editor IRELAND'S decision to overturn its draconian abortion law was last night hailed as the result of "a quiet revolution" that led to a "great act of democracy".
IRELAND voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment by an overwhelming 2-1 majority in what Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described yesterday as a "quiet revolution".
DUBLIN - Ireland's prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of "a quiet revolution" in what was once one of Europe's most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion.
A quiet revolution has taken place, and today is a great act of democracy," CNN quoted Leo Varadkar, the Prime Minister, or Taoiseach as the office is called in Ireland, as saying.
She covers learning, innovation, society, and the Bologna Process; the Bologna Process: a quiet revolution; Germany: Aesop's tortoise; Russia: whether Potemkin lives; United Kingdom--England (and Wales up to 1999): Aesop's hare; and Wales: the Red Dragon awakens.
The time is ripe for a quiet revolution - one that involves not guns or boots, but listening.