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insurrection

the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
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And these insurrectionist anarchists were not idle speech-makers, they were and are very committed to this politics.
Another such leader in Lebanon may or may not soon rise, but the restlessness he personified remains the motivating force behind insurrectionist politics from Tripoli to Sidon to the Bekaa Valley badlands today.
Further, as Bantman's account implies, few insurrectionist anarchists actually undertook violent actions, confining themselves to violent words.
Beltrones has been governor and senator for the state of Sonora and started his political career under the mentorship of Fernando Gutierrez Barrio, Mexico's secretary of interior under former President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and head of Mexico's Federal Security Directorate, which dealt with insurrectionist movements in the 1970s and '80s.
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To the Roman occupation forces struggling to maintain control, Jesus may have appeared to be a potential insurrectionist.
It is at once a reflection on the country's insurrectionist past as well as a mystical, haunting evocation of a new Poland.
Long Walk chronicles Mandela's life from lawyer, armed insurrectionist and prisoner to political success.
As with any subject as hotly contested as military strategy, Invisible Armies is taken to task occasionally by some critics who question, say, the author's analysis of Vietnam or John Brown's role as an insurrectionist at Harper's Ferry.
Unlike the widely held belief, Shiism does not rely on a revolutionary, subversive, rebellious or insurrectionist political doctrine.
They did not depict the island in its actual state but were instead designed to function together as a kind of fantastical stand-in for it, one that--in keeping with Zhao's larger conceptual program--expertly mobilized the strategies of observation and documentation in order to recast the scientific-research mission as an insurrectionist sci-fi travelogue, a mode of producing knowledge about the natural world that owes more to Borges than to Attenborough.
MLike Bruce Springsteen's recent Wrecking Ball album, glam insurrectionist Bobby Conn's latest has robber baron corporations and the resistance of the Occupy movement in mind.