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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 autonomists represented a radical departure from "capitalism at a political level" toward genuine working class autonomy--the "mass worker" was reified as the "key revolutionary subject" (Fuller).
Eventually the insurgency in Montenegro died down, though the autonomist 'Montenegrin Party' continued to press for a federal Yugoslavia divided according to 'historic' regional boundaries.
They include autonomists such as Basque nationalists, militias of the kind that hacked off civilians' limbs in Sierra Leone, full-fledged armies like those on both sides that have massacred villagers in Sri Lanka, conspirators resembling 19th-century anarchist assassins, part-time militants on the model of antiabortion doctor killers who also demonstrate outside abortion clinics, and rare zealots in the style of Kerry Noble and his comrades in Arkansas' militant Christian cult, The Covenant, the Sword, and the Arm of the Lord.
However for breast screening and for other screening programmes that are being piloted or considered in the next few years - such as prostate cancer in men, colorectal cancer in both sexes and antenatal screening for various infectious diseases - the autonomists and the beneficists are making some progress as there is increasing public recognition that these screening processes are not risk-free.
Rather than envisioning a hierarchical relationship between the First Nations and non-native governments--a vision founded in part on ethnocentric attitudes that view native cultural differences as giving rise to a need for "protection" and "assimilation"--the courts should adopt an autonomist approach to the interpretation of federal jurisdiction under s.
7) The island's Creole elite opted, instead, for the middle-of-the-road autonomist formula that promised a considerable extent of self-rule while remaining under the crown of Spain.
Liberal Autonomists could not advocate consistent repression against the very men with whom they were forging a new political pact, however unequal.
Along the way to their eventual triumph in Maritime Bank, the provincial autonomists had suffered some serious judicial setbacks.
Moderate autonomists overlook the degree to which moral presuppositions play a structural role in the design of many artworks.
The second development was the increasing influence in Puerto Rico of the autonomist Partido Union (Unionist Party), which advocated for greater autonomy from the U.
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'.
Price directs his critique at Leninism and social democracy--currents also criticised extensively by councilists, left communists, autonomists, and others.
It was, the Autonomists argued, an appropriate response to a state that was perceived as governing increasingly through the suspension of both legal and economic regulations rather than their application.
There is no inexorable march toward independence in this account, as the role of autonomists on both sides of the Atlantic receives considerable attention.
Autonomists in Santa Cruz have been criticized for committing "sedition" by left-wing critics like Luis A.