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agitprop

1. (formerly) a bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, in charge of agitation and propaganda on behalf of Communism
2. 
a. any promotion, as in the arts, of political propaganda, esp of a Communist nature
b. (as modifier): agitprop theatre
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While the peace talks were active, left-wing agitprop refrained from using the fatal phrase "US-Duterte regime" which would put the current administration in the same category as previous governments.
Vecernje Novosti, a newspaper partly owned by the Serbian government, refrained from criticising Jolie personally but called her film a piece of "political agitprop" and noted that it had touched off "the largest political film scandal in the past few decades in the region."
While Taru Dalmia will set the mood right with his groovy hip hop & reggae tunes, India's first ska/rocksteady band Ska-vengers will play avant-garde agitprop dance music.
While I, like many others, believe that much arts money is wasted on minority, elitist or liberal left agitprop, etc, the "there''s no money" argument is completely and utterly fallacious.
Billy Bragg is a veteran of the "agitprop" wing of the music scene.
This is what the communist Agitprop has been clearly doing over the past weeks, absurdly backed by the PP which, in its attempts to target the socialist government, has overstepped the boundaries of political common sense," wrote Spanish paper "El Mundo" quoting Luis Maria Anson.
It is the most didactic and openly agitprop work in the collection.
In an endorsement on the Sinking Neptune website, he links Optative to the agitprop workers' theatre of the 1930s and to the Mummers Troupe in the 1970s.
Unfortunately, Macedonia's president Gjorge Ivanov became part of this agitprop party propaganda.
Because of this, the agitprop and alienist techniques used by European playwrights morphed into a more naturalistic, emotional drama that tugged at the heart strings rather than encourage viewers to lift their fists in protest and revolution.
He promised the "military option" against Iran would remain on the table, then veered off into boilerplate about "Islamofascism," the neoconservative agitprop word that suggests all Muslims are potential Hitlerites.