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so·cial move·ment

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  1. movement, social movement, frontnoun

    a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals

    "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"

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    front man, straw man, apparent motion, bm, bowel movement, battlefront, crusade, drive, effort, front, move, movement, campaign, presence, drift, front line, apparent movement, figurehead, trend, nominal head, motion, cause, front end, strawman, motility, forepart

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  1. Hugo Chavez:

    Heres what you need to know aboutMaduro The late Hugo Chavez wasMaduros mentor and predecessor. Maduro was hand-picked by Hugo Chavez to take over the government. He successfully won his first election, defeatingHenrique Capriles albeit narrowly after Chavezs death from cancer in March 2013. In the 1990s, Maduroturned to theRevolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200( MBR-200), a social movement led by Hugo Chavez. During his time with the group, Maduro pushed for the release of Hugo Chavez who was jailed for attempting a coup. Clearly, Maduro earned respect for his dedication : Hugo Chavez later named himforeign minister. [ Maduro is ] a complete revolutionary, a man of great experience despite his youth, with great dedication and capacity for work, for leading, for handling the most difficult situations.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    Every major social movement, every bit of progress in this country, whether it's been the workers' rights movement or the civil rights movement or the women's rights movement, every single bit of that progress had required us to fight and to push and you make progress, you don't get everything right away, and then you push some more.

  3. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber:

    In the end I think it's a moral decision whether we want to get this transformation going over the next decades or not. This is about a global social movement.

  4. Karla Rubilar:

    The violence is over-taking the legitimate demands of the social movement.

  5. Julian Zelizer:

    A good economy can create expectations for social movement politics, in the 1960s, the strong economy gave support to civil rights movement, with demands that African Americans be included in the growing middle class ; it produced more educated young people who were the heart of movement politics with the war ; and it gave support to ideas like fighting poverty, since the country could afford to do so.


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  • ขบวนการทางสังคมThai
  • 社會運動Chinese

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