insurrectionist


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a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

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Now, for many people, at first, insurrectionist anarchism, emerging from the 1880s, was very appealing, and it was actually widely defended even by anarchists who were not insurrectionists.
If the words of exiled French insurrectionists rarely resulted in actual deeds, they consumed energy and goodwill with extraordinary amounts of violent, self-righteous ink denouncing mass anarchists--a practice promoted by the manipulations of the "massive" police spy presence in insurrectionist ranks (Bantman pp.
The Insurrectionist, p408 (translation modified) [408])
The Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) and the Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN), Colombia's two insurrectionist groups, responded positively to the proposal.
He went to the cross in obedience to his Father's will, a condemned insurrectionist against Rome.
In recent decades the myth of Caravaggio as insurrectionist has become so prevalent that it is now assumed to be unquestionably true, leading the Kimbell Art Museum to describe him as 'a controversial genius whose short life was rife with conflict and who, in just the last half-century, has re-emerged as one of the most celebrated artists of all time.
Those who rejected the possibility of negotiations outright tended to do so because they harboured insurrectionist hopes or held on to the notion that only a popular uprising, preferably an armed seizure of power, could bring an end to apartheid.
Hochschild carries out a warm-hearted zoological exploration of abolition activists--the perpetually moving figureheads, the earnest Quakers, the wing nuts, the holier-than-thou bourgeoisie, the pitiable or insurrectionist ex-slaves--whose role is forgotten in the oversimplified Wilberforcian narrative of change.
Healthcare ClOs may not be facing foreign invasions, insurrectionist rebellions, or problems with foreign mercantile treaties, but they nevertheless are in a situation right now in which taking risks is not optional.
He gyrated loosely, Dionysian dressed in greens and reds and yellows when he felt insurrectionist, and then mimicked Little Richard's bellows, imperial soldier of hard rock's invincible, colonizing, galvanizing cadences and loopy style, squawks audible even in St.
It is inconceivable that Pilate would tolerate a process (freeing the insurrectionist Barabbas) that could compromise law and order.
of California, San Diego) and Kokotovic (Latin American literature and studies, UCSD) introduce eight papers by colleagues that present interdisciplinary perspectives on responses--including insurrectionist groups like the Shining Path in Peru, and conservatives' rejection of the neoliberal policies that led to the popular election of Bolivia's first indigenous president --to the region's great economic divide between the poor and well-off, relationship between ethnicity and economic class, and recent transformations in the dynamics of political power.
Baghdad, scene of sectarian and insurrectionist fighting since the US-led invasion of 2003, was the lowest ranking city in the entire survey at number 215.
Barack Obama, who is more populist than insurrectionist, would not have capped salaries of chief executives of funded firms at a pitiful half a million dollars, and delayed bonuses till funds had been returned, if he had not heard anger on the American street.
Barack Obama, who is more populist than insurrectionist, would not have capped salaries of chief executives of funded firms at a pitiful half-a-million dollars, and delayed bonuses till funds had been returned, if he had not heard anger on the American street.