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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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ELITIST Tory MSP Jeremy Balfour made U-turn on cuts
The haggis was served crispy and relegated to a starter, leaving the elitist party to dine on a main course of pan-seared loin of venison, raw spiced and caramelised cauliflower, oats and nuts, salisfy, brambles, game chips and venison reduction.
27 ( ANI ): All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Friday that the opposition parties have not invited him for the January 29 meeting as they were an elitist lot, who would not require the support of poor people like them.
We can join the ranks of 21st century developed nations only by abolishing our colonial times' elitist system to create a level playing field for the nation by making compulsory education a reality.
Let us ensure we preserve the independence of nation states like the UK, and don't allow Soros and the other greedy elitists to achieve their goal of a new world order controlled by them.
The key message of his book, he said, is that the elitist hold over the economy and the society can only be broken by way of bottom up debate.
The British system is elitist and it has to change but I refuse to be disheartened.
So much of American popular culture is about populism -- about blowing up or at the very least needling elitist culture.
Their ideological leanings from elitist to egalitarian were gauged in a separate survey asking if they agreed with statements like, Its OK if some groups have more of a chance in life than others, or We should strive to make incomes as equal as possible.
ISLAMABAD -- The exhibition of traditional and contemporary paintings by Heraa Khan concluded here Tuesday featuring interpretation of elitist segment of the society through visual art.
com BenHurst @ ARMY chiefs fear a dramatic drop-off in the number of students applying to be officers could be because many see the career as too elitist.
Tennis Wales argued the sport "has historically battled a public perception of tennis being an elitist and expensive sport".