feudalist


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feu·dal·ism

 (fyo͞od′l-ĭz′əm)
n.
1. A political and economic system of Europe from the 9th to about the 15th century, based on the holding of all land in fief or fee and the resulting relation of lord to vassal and characterized by homage, legal and military service of tenants, and forfeiture.
2. A political, economic, or social order resembling this medieval system.

feu′dal·ist n.
feu′dal·is′tic adj.
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In pointing out that their mode of exploitation was different to that of the bourgeoisie, the feudalists forget that they exploited under circumstances and conditions that were quite different, and that are now antiquated.
This measure must include the Government institutions that have all seemingly forgotten their primary roles and have assumed the easy money route to becoming feudalist landlords!
He observed that without the practical struggle introduced by Jatoi, feudalist politics could not be put to an end.
He said, 'Fearing of any industrialist or feudalist; the government will never deprive the Labor class of their right.'
This may be why Gathara faults Black Panther for portraying Africa as "a continent run by a wealthy, power-hungry, feuding and feudalist elite," and Wakanda as "a nation with the most advanced tech and weapons in the world" but bereft of "thinkers to develop systems of transitioning rulership that do not involve lethal combat or coup d'etat."
(43) Furthermore, when the poor increase in number and the rich are unable to help them out of poverty, the result, according to Tocqueville, will be a time when the poor "will find it easier to plunder them of all their property at one stroke than to ask for their help." (44) He believes that this outcome would be produced by the wealthy and emerging bourgeois class, because they had turned the past feudalist coexistent social relationships into employer-employee relationships.
The Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1967) was a decade-long political movement initiated by Mao Zedong (1893-1976), with a professed goal of eradicating bourgeois and feudalist ideas and remolding the minds and hearts of the Chinese through communist ideology.
According to media reports, the victim's father, Shahbaz, lodged a complaint with Factory area police that his 12-year old son, Nadir, was an employee on the farm of a feudalist, Rafaqat.
Bhutto, the populist politician had railed against "the establishment" which in the late 1960s clearly included the army, but my impression is that he trained most of his fire on the feudalist structures of society.
He maintained that the amendment bill was only meant to forcefully take control of the varsities, which reflected a feudalist mindset.
"This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent private meetings and conferences." Some of those meetings, such as the G20, are well known.
With the beginning of the Cultural Revolution in the late 1960s, yangge fell out of favor for its feudalist origins (Gerdes, 2008).