In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is a highly political ruling with reactionary consequences for both asylum-seekers and democratic rights as a whole.
- Social tensions are so pronounced that even the reactionary clerics speak of reform.
- To make matters even worse, a Democratic president, Buchanan, gave his political support to these reactionary efforts.
- Chauvinist elements must not be permitted to channel the growing opposition to the social order in a reactionary direction.
- Inside Haiti, the opposition has turned to the most reactionary elements.
- All political debate is funneled through two bourgeois and essentially reactionary parties.
- All these policies are simply different sides of the same reactionary agenda.
- The fact that no one has claimed responsibility only underscores the profoundly reactionary character of these attacks.
- All in all, the five constituted a well-connected and thoroughly reactionary group.
- We have a reactionary police force and they respond to the complaints of residents.
- Can they proceed without grasping how the great mass upsurge of 1979 brought to power a thoroughly reactionary regime?
- In 1932 the SPD supported a vote for the deeply reactionary Hindenburg as German president.
- By this point we have the perfect marriage of reactionary politics with suitably bad art.
- The first is that the Democratic Party is constitutionally incapable of opposing the profoundly reactionary policies of the Republican right.
- In a professional army, the extent of deeply reactionary political sentiment is far greater.
- In Trotsky's view this was a reactionary Utopia.
- He considered peasants a reactionary force and peasant societies a drag on historical progress.
- The Times played a critical role in legitimizing this deeply reactionary campaign.
- But in addition to being erratic, Lewis has a particularly reactionary political agenda.
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- I also recall a left that was able to distinguish between conservatives and fascists, between social democrats and outright reactionaries.
- He is an opportunist and a power hungry reactionary, I don't even see him ‘liberalising’ the economy.
- Over a dozen foreign armies invaded Russia and joined up with reactionaries inside Russia in a civil war.
- He is a follower of Iran's Khomeini and a radical reactionary on social issues.
- He was a subtle and effective reactionary.
- And that to believe otherwise is to be a heartless, right-wing reactionary.
- Her tone was that of a conservative reactionary bemoaning the collapse of family values.
- But I'm also no reactionary, in that I don't believe such a community has ever existed, not really.
- This acted as the trigger for a series of civil wars, as reactionaries and progressives battled both with the French and each other.
- Everything is done to keep the American people in the dark about the political and legal views of the reactionaries who are filling up the federal bench.
- No mere reactionary, Schwartz was also interested in and informed about contemporary art that might look very different from his own.
- They are extreme reactionaries, bigots and thugs.
- With these aristocratic reactionaries, Tocqueville shared a painful sense of dislocation and loss.
- The Christian reactionaries who attempted to get Springer banned were clearly inspired by the success of the Sikh protests.
- Not just right-wing reactionaries, either, but people of enlightened education and humane outlook.
- The lesson of the story was that from a long-term point of view, all reactionaries are paper tigers.
- Before you go about calling me a reactionary, it could be that future generations will view the horror of the music culture in the same light as the crack epidemic.
- It was hardly a socialist Utopia, but enough to earn the undying hatred of reactionaries like Winston Churchill.
- All it did was scare the moderate Republicans into become utter reactionaries.
- Buchanan is an extreme reactionary who espouses views of an essentially fascistic character.
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