mass action


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(neurology) the principle that the cortex of the brain operates as a coordinated system with large masses of neural tissue involved in all complex functioning

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They expressed the hope that their university would resume normal academic activities soon following this and charged EKSU students to ignore the threat and call to mass action by the zonal leadership of NANS.
The future of Nasa and of Kenya's democracy at the moment is predicated on civil disobedience or mass action, dialogue and a presidential election.
Participants of such mass action will not be held liable under the law.
We must tell them (Kenyans) there will be no mass action.
MASS ACTION Tony Dowling said unions could draw lessons from the strike and protest on November 30 last year
This comes despite the fact that - unlike the mass action in London - Wales has not seen large-scale anti-capitalist protests.
The author argues that Randolph's advocacy of direct mass action, nonviolent civil disobedience, and coalitions between Black and white workers helped shape the "toolkit" used so effectively by the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
But in a strategic move, the Congress party has decided to take action only against the four die-hard supporters as mass action could endanger the government's majority in the state assembly.
The Royal Wedding is set to take place on April 29, and senior barons have agreed to meet early next year to co-ordinate mass action, with aims of launching strikes at the end of the same month as the wedding.
Eighteen people were arrested and charged over a five-day period, including 12 during Monday's mass action.
The protesters will set up the climate camp by "swooping" on a site in or near Edinburgh from August 19, followed by mass action on August 23 against RBS branches, offices and projects funded by the bank.
PROTESTERS who oppose former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra have given the government an ultimatum to end a political crisis or face mass action by the end of the week.
ON s power station at Ratcliffe in central England in a mass action planned for October.
This mass action at the ESB power station will be a focal point for the creation of a movement in Ireland that resists the structures that have caused the climate crisis and demands justice for affected communities.