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Many decades of judicial activism have altered that noble idea. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was due in part to his political activism. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The plans come at a time when property stocks are vulnerable to shareholder activism and predators. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The location fit his sense of call to social activism. Christianity Today (2000)Such activism in foreign policy did not accord with conservatism at home. Fascists and Conservatives (1990)They must understand political activism and how to use social media to spread ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Social media activism is the great empty gesture of our age. The Sun (2014)But the case for policy activism of some kind is fairly uncontroversial. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)So what happens to the political awareness and activism? Times, Sunday Times (2014)For many it is the first time that they have been involved in political activism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At the heart of this process should be a more ambitious approach to infrastructure investment and more activism in industrial policy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More proof that shareholder activism works. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since the 1980s it has been forging a reputation for environmental activism. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But during the presidential campaign, he also expressed caution about judicial activism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Social media can be mobilised for purposes of shareholder activism, as well as investment research. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To change them requires political will, social activism and tough choices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The movement evolved as part support group, part political activism. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)I think this a great victory for shareholder activism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I spot a rare victory for shareholder activism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The issue with judicial activism is whether the Constitution should in its own terms be recognized as the will of the people. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)I'm not against judicial activism but this was judicial despotism. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To me, this argues for more activism on policy, not less. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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