reactionism


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reactionism

the condition of being reactionary or resistant to change. — reactionist, n., adj.
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Noun1.reactionism - the political orientation of reactionaries
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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Moreover, she asserts that Coverdale is Hawthorne's "front man, upon whom he can deflect accusations of reactionism and misogynism" (116).
post-civil-war judicial reactionism," (268) and then
are theologically quite limited, bearing the fingerprints of a mix of Academic Greek School theology and post-Soviet reactionism." (Gallaher 2017, 67) Gallaher calls these critiques "perfectly legitimate" (Gallaher 2017, 68), but he warns at the same time against perfectionism.
Much in line with a populist reactionism, Erdogan and the AK Party leadership then adopted the argument that "external players and their domestic collaborators" are acting against Turkey's interests and are responsible for the country's financial problems.
Tumblr is known for its political leftism, 4chan for its reactionism, Reddit for its masculine conservatism, and Pinterest for its home-style charm.
It also prohibited any criticism of "the revolution and its ideology and the Republic and its institutions, and the propagation of ideas or actions that carry on propaganda for imperialism, separatism, reactionism, regionalism, Zionism, Nazism, and aim at destabilizing the [country's] internal and external security." It further prohibited any "violation" of what it termed as "the general and individual morality."
Milton Himmelfarb heard in this perspective a simmering hypocrisy born of Jewish liberal reactionism. In an oft-cited article about the separation of church and state, Himmelfarb pulled no punches in his critique of American Jewish leaders' responses to the passage of the ESEA.
Trump's election has emerged as symbolic of globally shifting social norms, political trends, and a repackaging of nationalism, xenophobia, and far-right reactionism as mainstream populism.
Shaaban said that the harmony in the axis of resistance with regard to fighting terrorism is the real work that defeats the project of Zionism, Reactionism and Capitalism.
Political agendas perceived as extremist often include those from the far-left politics or far-right politics, as well as radicalism, fundamentalism, reactionism and fanaticism.