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dissident

a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
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C'est cet appel a la revolte que la jeunesse tunisienne a decide de rejoindre en faisant de la danse Harlem shake un avis d'adhesion a la dissidence et au refus du nouveau conservatisme que l'on nous promet.
The interviewer, Andrew Kennis, explains the series is being done in order to "give Chomsky the attention and space that needs to be given to intellectual dissidence and social criticism.
Translation of Les 'Vaudois': naissance, vie et mort d'une dissidence (xii'-xvi' siecle), 1989, by Claire Davison.
although its treatment of sexual dissidence is limited, giving scant
Also, criminal acts were considered political dissidence, and I have already mentioned other unpleasant aspects of the Vichy occupation.
The most penetrating account of this subject to date was offered by Serge Guilbaut in his landmark study, How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art: Abstract Expressionism, Freedom, and the Cold War (University of Chicago Press, 1983), in which he argued that the work of New York School painters "coincid[ed] fairly closely" with postwar liberal ideology, which in its turn celebrated "avant-garde dissidence.
The conference received no coverage in the mainstream English press: not in The London Times, The Guardian, The Independent--which should instruct us all not to judge the degree of dissidence in society by what we see in the media.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Sun Yuxi said Tuesday political dissidence does not exist in China.
As more Americans are sinking into the cycle of poverty - 50 million Americans live below a poverty line of $8,122 - dissidence becomes a very attractive method of expression.
The purging of dissidence within the universities continues to this day.
By the 1990s, dissidence had grown from petty annoyances to ominous challenges: On average, poison pill recisions were attracting better than 40 percent of the shares voted.