peace movements

peace movements

political movements, such as the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), which have become increasingly influential in modern societies, especially since the end of World War II and with the build-up of nuclear armaments. These movements have tended to draw their support especially from public sector professionals (e.g. teachers and welfare workers; see also MIDDLE-CLASS RADICALISM). To some extent, however, association with such organizations cross-cuts the LEFT-RIGHT CONTINUUM of conventional party politics.
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He said that the Council for Darfur Peace Movements appreciates the participation of the armed movements in the dialogue, asserting the existence of transparency, honesty and bias to the state's interests.
Jewish women's activism in the suffrage, birth control and peace movements made a difference to the larger world and to the Jewish community.
Any analysis of what's happening with the Catholic peace movement, and for that matter, other peace movements, and any discussion as to where we are going have to take into account the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and its geopolitical consequences.
The mission will include representatives from the WPC-affiliated peace movements in Cyprus, Turkey, India, Nepal, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Belgium, South Africa, Italy and Venezuela, in addition to a number of members of the WFDY.
The editors had plenty to do--even having put aside any notion that this three-volume reference would be an encyclopedic or comprehensive history of peace movements.
Their participation in the burgeoning civil rights, feminist, and peace movements, and their endorsement of the right of self-determination and the dignity and contribution of each person met with strong opposition from ecclesiastical authorities, with some notable exceptions.
It's important to think about all that in the context of contemporary protest and peace movements, which in a way haven't really gelled as much as they might have.
Their assessments generally agree that the issue significantly influenced the patriotic, practical, and essentially political features that distinguished the French peace movement from other national peace movements.
Call me simplistic but I say the commies won, though they've gone mainstream where they remain, albeit in denial--in the environmental movement, in the animal rights movement, in the feminist movement, in peace movements and in social justice groups, possibly in a parish near you.
By connecting Thoreau's treatise to the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Morris, and James Russell Lowell, to the Fugitive Slave Act and the Socialist League, and to subsequent peace movements by Mohandas Gandhi and Dr.
George Monbiot, a columnist for The Guardian, respects the anti-globalization and peace movements but challenges both.
WSF became one of the sites where the movements against corporate globalization and the peace movements were welded together.