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the condition of being politically free

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immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence

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The second and more important event that dampened the autonomist spirit occurred in Cuba.
Whether prompted by economic crisis as at present, or by industrial relations crisis as in the 1960s and 1970s, autonomist Marxist theory claims to make sense of such brave endeavors to do without the boss.
For autonomists, such systems are deeply authoritarian in nature, entrenched in patriarchal, imperialist, capitalist, and relations that serve to generate profit, justify incarceration, and enforce conformity (Dorter, 2007).
He engages quite masterfully with anarchist, Marxist, and liberal traditions before transitioning to poststructuralism and finally locating himself within postanarchism and autonomist Marxism.
The autonomist decided it was best to leave off associating himself with the sovereignty-associationalist until the ROC had finished doing its ding-dong-the-separatist-dragon-is-slain routine.
While autonomist protests went silent during the week of Mesa's resignation, many sites of indigenous protest stayed noisy and labor unions vowed to continue their protests against the government.
However if the existing opposition to fluoridation can be enhanced through increasing personal skills and creating supportive community actions, drawing on the evidence that any beneficial reductions in dental caries should be considered against the harm from increased dental fluorosis, then the autonomists and beneficists might yet change Government policies.
Today's autonomists usually make a bow to exogenous values, and this distinguishes them from some of their ancestors.
The classical paradigm has thus been clearly and passionately defended by autonomists such as Remillard, Patenaude, and by Beetz in both his professorial and judicial capacities.
However, autonomists were divided over where to draw state boundaries; and many remained ambivalent, into the 1930s, about the movement for India's independence (Mishra 1984; Mohanty 1982).
All the main political parties, including the Union for Democracy and Social Progress and the Katanguese autonomists, have sided with the army against the "invasion" and have pledged funds to sustain the war effort.
This model, though originating in opposition to Western models of nationalism, can perhaps be of value in analyzing a range of Jewish cultural activists in the early twentieth century including Zionists, autonomists, and Bundists.
Also, given the various regional crises in India, with secessionist movements breaking out in Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, and Punjab, it is simply naive to claim that "the regionalists and autonomists and separatists and secessionists .
Some autonomists, such as Negri, believed class conflict had extended beyond the factory wall, and the multifarious struggles of the 'social worker' included not only those of workers, but also youth, women, queers, and the unwaged (students, unemployed and domestic workers) against the omnipresent 'social factory'.
Indeed, we might now usefully extend Hocart's observation: the struggle between idolaters and iconoclasts is more than a struggle between local autonomists and centralisers, it is also a tectonic struggle over the nature of political subjectivity.