Definition of 'activism'
Example sentences containing 'activism'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This was due in part to his political activism.The Times Literary Supplement (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Christianity Today (2000) Fascists and Conservatives (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2014) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There was no eroticism, just political activism.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Tribes Triumphant (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Both knew that the military had a dangerous inability to distinguish between political, social or religious activism and terrorist insurgency.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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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