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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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But in practice the insurrectionist anarchist approach, which cannot really immerse itself in movements like unions, in struggles for lower rents, in demands for better laws, ends up with one main tactic of 'corrosion', a tactic that thus becomes a strategy.
Plus, the fact that he represents a repudiation of Mandelson-era Labour has infused his campaign with an insurrectionist glee.
To his many other unflattering titles, it was added that Assir was a violent insurrectionist, as well.
The anarchists had substantial divisions over strategy and tactics that can be mapped onto two main poles: a "mass" anarchism that stressed patient organization, popular education and participation in immediate struggles preparatory to revolution, of which pole syndicalism was part; and an "insurrectionist," strongly anti-organizationalist anarchism (sometimes called "illegalist," or, misleadingly, "individualist") stressing spontaneity, informal groups and small-scale violent actions, or "propaganda of the deed" as a means of provoking revolution; this current opposed to unions and reforms.
As the Economist has noted, "[Although] it is not in the president's nature to go outside his coterie, his government would be boosted by a more substantial figure as interior minister, with the freedom to act." The article by columnist Michael Reid, which drew a positive reaction in Mexico, suggests that the key cabinet position should be held by someone who has the political skill to tackle the governability crisis and more experience dealing with insurrectionist violence.
If the Brotherhood and its insurrectionist ilk want to discomfort Sisi, wise up.
coward' (The Insurrectionist, p 1 (translation modified) [p25]).
To the Roman occupation forces struggling to maintain control, Jesus may have appeared to be a potential insurrectionist. For the temple authorities, Jesus soon became a disruptive force threatening their religious power (see Matthew 21:12-13).
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.
With The Confessions of Nat Turner, the white, Virginia-born author unintentionally provoked the ire of some prominent black intellectuals with his decision to write the slave insurrectionist's story in the first person.