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elitism

Politics the belief that society should be governed by a select group of gifted and highly educated individuals
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History teaches us that this form of nationalism can lead to imperialism, colonialism and even to violent wars." The world must seek for answers in a new ideology which allows globalisation but prevents the rise of elitism.
Taking to Twitter, the state minister shared a picture of a sign barring the entry of maids and ayahs beyond a certain point and said, "Symbols of elitism and colonial mindset will be removed."
"However, there's still a huge amount of work to be done, particularly when it comes to the elitism problem in the AI industry, as our research confirms."
Journalists fell on the sword of their own elitism. They were ecstatic and drooling for election night to watch the political death of Trump.
ELITISM in politics isn't something new, but what we have now is the brazen hypocrisy of privilege of wealth, so when you see elitism in the Labour Party you begin to realise that those who send their children to private school and argue for you to send your children to a sink state comprehensive isn't because they believe in a fair society but because they intend to perpetuate and protect their families' wealth and status into the next generation.
If politics were all about stubbornness, pure criticism, activity in which people are appreciated by the words they utter and not by the deeds they complete, if it were the case of hypocrite elitism and if it was regarded as artificial tears which look like mother's tears, than, many politicians would be at high price and many failed careers would be still in full swing, observes MP Ilija Dimovski from VMRO-DPMNE in DNEVNIK.
BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche has warned the Football Association's new England DNA programme must not promote a corrosive "elitism" in the next generation of players.
This silence, Velinovska says, is the first sign of elitism and arrogance, something that makes the leadership of VMRO-DPMNE similar to the leadership of SDSM.
It said Team Scotland have a "suggestion of in-built elitism - choosing our 'best 11' based on some measure of merit such as wealth or personal connections".
We propose a fast elitism Gaussian EDA (FEGEDA) based on the standard process of EDA.
DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg has accused Boris Johnson of an "unpleasant elitism" after the London mayor warned that some people lacked the "raw ability" to succeed in a competitive economy.