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rightist

1. of, tending towards, or relating to the political right or its principles; conservative, traditionalist, or reactionary
2. a person who supports or belongs to the political right
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A source in the university said the administration obliged, and asked lecturers to include the rightist version of events in Israel's history, according to the paper.
The attractive leftist vision of the one-state solution may grow up into a rightist monster.
Likud is not as radically rightist as that, but it is unwilling to accept the so-called land-for-peace proposal, which would require Israel to relinquish control of the occupied territories in return for security based on full recognition of its right to exist by the Arab world.
Chandigarh, February 10 (ANI): In contrast to certain rightist radicals objecting to young girls frequenting the bars to chill out as witnessed in Mangalore, the pub culture in Chandigarh gets a fillip as youngsters become regular tipplers at the pubs and lounge bars.
The Daily Telegraph, a rightist daily, published an interview with him.
The defeated rightist candidate in Ecuador is the richest man in the country, and proposed economic policies aligned with the United States (US).
The security company, based in Nara Prefecture, was founded in 1991 by the rightist, who serves as chairman of a group firm.
The family is not alone in believing that there is more to Ishii's death than revenge by a deranged rightist.
Rightist shills like Charles Murray and the born-again David Horowitz have made careers of attempting to shift the boundaries of that consensus.
A prodigious amount of research went into this book, as the author pays attention to all levels of rightist discourse (from official party ideologues to low-brow propaganda) and practice (including electoral strategies, party ritual, and the violent street clashes that pitted right against left in Chile and Brazil during the 1930s).
Context for all this excitement, of course, were the last Austrian elections that resulted in a rightist majority that included the outspoken Jorg Haider and his Freedom Party, with its obstinate anti-immigrant stance and other Fascist overtones.
It does not require a very thorough examination of the history of the long twentieth century for one to conclude that political extremism, in both leftist and rightist varieties, has been a major, if not the main, cause of the unprecedented levels of human suffering unleashed in the twelve or thirteen decades since European imperialist domination encompassed the entire globe.