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Synonyms for commonweal

the good of a community


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Some writers, such as Belden in her Commonweal review, applaud Amy for being "unapologetically herself" in the film.
Commonweal called for a public audit of complex software that would expose any "back doors" which could be exploited by spies or criminal gangs.
Land of the Reformation: Lutheran Liturgical Revival," Commonweal, November 11, 1960.
The top three simply attack each other sans any regard for the public priorities and the health of the commonweal is in jeopardy.
He wrote a long article in the little-read Commonweal magazine outlining why he had changed his mind on the subject of same-sex marriage.
The embarrassment of the Catholic liberals over the whole quarrel is reflected in Commonweal, edited by Catholic laymen.
The Contours of American History argued that the key theme of American history, with roots reaching back to before England's Glorious revolution, is the ways in which the prime contradictions of US liberal capitalist society--the tension between community and private property, society and individualism, virtue and self-interest--were worked out through constant imperial territorial and economic expansion accompanied by an exaltation of property and the individual at the expense of the social commonweal.
I am usually running for Britain, so the Commonweal t h Games is about the only time I am just flying the flag for Wales.
This moment--so pivotal in constitutional histories--appears as simply the conclusion of a lengthy process in which the idea of commonweal finally triumphs over kings.
Queen's Quarterly, Poetry Salzburg Review, Commonweal, Rattle,
We believe warding off evil is preferred to achieving commonweal.
The next national conversation about Catholic higher education in general, and implicitly about CSPs in particular, appeared the following year as a half-dozen articles on this topic in the April 9, 1999, issue of Commonweal.
Founding groups of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics include Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, Breast Cancer Fund, Clean Water Fund, Commonweal, Environmental Working Group, Friends of the Earth, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, National Black Environmental Justice Network, National Environmental Trust and Women's Voices for the Earth.
Charlotte Brody's Background: She currently serves as the executive director of Commonweal, a nonprofit health and environmental research institute in Bolinas, California that conducts programs that contribute to human and ecosystem health--to a safer world for people and for all life.
This article originally appeared in The Commonweal (October 5, 1962): 31-3.