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Word: anarchist

Definition: person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority


Sentences Containing 'anarchist'

1905–1910) was a Jewish anarchist who attempted to assassinate the Russian general Sergei Gershelman.
A combination of the two colors in a black flag represents social anarchism, such as anarchist communism and anarcho syndicalism.
A political anarchist-libertarian, he authored "Political Essays" (1999) and "Toward Secession: More Political Essays" (2008) and has since 1987 been a contributing editor for "Liberty Magazine".
According to Long, he specializes in "Greek philosophy; moral psychology; ethics; philosophy of social science; and political philosophy (with an emphasis on libertarian/anarchist theory)."
After Pinelli, the police investigated another anarchist, Pietro Valpreda.
An attempted invasion of southern Ukraine was rebuffed by the anarchist Black Army under the command of Nestor Makhno. Pursued into the Crimea by Makhno's troops, Wrangel went over to the defensive in the Crimea.
An important early influence was the thought of the American anarchist Henry David Thoreau and his book "Walden" as well as Leo Tolstoy and Elisee Reclus.
Angered by continued repression by the Bolshevik Communist government and its liberal use of the Cheka to put down peasant and anarchist elements, a naval mutiny erupted at Kronstadt, followed by peasant revolts.
Between 1897 and 1898 two anarchist papers were published from Geneva - "Glas" and "Otmashtenie".
Despite this setback, Moscow was loath to aid Makhno and the Black Army and refused to provide arms to anarchist forces in Ukraine.
Dmitry Ivanovich Popov (; 1892–1921) was a Left SR and anarchist revolutionary of Russia, the leader of the Left SR uprising.
During the 1905 Russian Revolution, Tokar lived in Warsaw (then part of the Russian Empire) where he was a member of an anarchist collective of Jewish workers known as International. His daring in propaganda of the deed won him renown within the Russian anarchist movement.
During the 19th century, Nietzsche was frequently associated with anarchist movements, in spite of the fact that in his writings he definitely holds a negative view of egalitarian anarchists.
For example, Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a renowned Territorialist leader, held anarchist views.
Giuseppe Pinelli, a young anarchist, was interrogated about the crime, and died in police custody.
He has written reviews for "The New Formulation", and "Perspectives on Anarchist Theory", and in 2013 edited a volume of writings by activists in Anarchists Against the Wall.
He is a self-proclaimed Post Modern Anarchist and has written a number socio-political articles in different Bengali magazines.
Her first discovery of being able to read a corpse allows her to save the life of the Anarchist, with whom she would later become romantically involved.
His great-grandfather was an expert in textile paints and a militant anarchist, who was frequently persecuted and imprisoned in Italy as well as in Brazil for his political activism.
However even though devoted to Theravada Buddhism, Brand still maintains his previous anarchist political views and identifies himself as a "Dhammic Socialist".
In 1907 he escaped, fleeing first to Paris and then to London, where he became an associate of the revolutionary, Judith Goodman, and anarchist theorist, Rudolf Rocker.
In 1919 the Federation of Anarchist Communists of Bulgaria (FAKB) was founded at a congress opened by Gerdzhikov.
In 1919, in response to anarchist terror bombings, Hoover's agents penetrated many violent revolutionary groups and identified their members.
In 1958, Murray Bookchin defined himself as an anarchist, seeing parallels between anarchism and ecology.
In July 1919, the Red Army suffered another reverse after a mass defection of Red Army units in the Crimea to the anarchist Black Army under Nestor Makhno, enabling anarchist forces to consolidate power in Ukraine.
Long identifies as a peace activist and points out that a "consistent peace activist must be an anarchist." He describes market anarchism as "a peaceful, consensual alternative" to society with a state.
Marcel-Keyes has been involved with the anarchist and gay rights movements, despite her staunch conservative upbringing.
Mihail Gerdzhikov was a Bulgarian revolutionary and anarchist. He was born in Plovdiv, then in the Ottoman Empire, in 1877.
Monica represents a dynamic anarchist society, while Bregna embodies a police state—referred to on one occasion as a republic by Goodchild.
Nevertheless Guy Aldred, a twenty-two-year-old anarchist advocate of the free press, published it bearing his own name.
Nietzsche was declared an anarchist by Emma Goldman rather disputably, and he influenced other anarchists such as Guy Aldred, Rudolf Rocker, Max Cafard and John Moore.
One of several anarchist theorists to come of age during the anti-globalization movement at the turn of the 21st century, he has worked with anarchist and radical movements including Indymedia, Peoples' Global Action, and Anarchists Against the Wall.
Others defended Palin by noting that Loughner was an anarchist who hated all politicians regardless of their affiliation.
Red Army attacks on the anarchist forces and their sympathizers increased in ferocity throughout 1921.
She states she is an anarchist, and reportedly believes things such as access to health care, education, housing, food and jobs should be considered human rights.
Social ecology is closely related to the work and ideas of Murray Bookchin and influenced by anarchist Peter Kropotkin.
The Anarchist Exclusion Act of 1918 set the standard for such deportations.
The book has created major interest in the anarchist movement and in particular the insurrectionary anarchist tendency, as well as among North American radical leftists in general. Bootleg editions of the work have been passed around extensively since before the Semiotext(e) edition.
The Bulgarian anarchist movement grew in the 1890s, and the territory of Principality of Bulgaria became a staging-point for anarchist activities against the Ottomans.
The crime was attributed by police to an unidentified anarchist, and five anarchists were found guilty of complicity for the crime, and sentenced to death.
The FAU was created by anarchist militants to be a specifically anarchist organization.
The Jewish anarchists believe that in the stateless, free and diverse anarchist society the Jews would have more opportunities to express their individual and cultural autonomy.
The next day, the team holds a press conference to introduce Tike Alicar, the Anarchist, as their newest member to replace Sluk.
The organisation was under strong anarchist influence and rejected the nationalisms of the ethnic minorities of the Ottoman Empire, favouring the idea about a Balkan Federation.
The small contemporary anarchist movement in Israel is very active in peace and Palestinian solidarity actions.
The Stapleton Colony, based in Stapleton, North Yorkshire is a Christian pacifist and anarchist community, and the only remaining colony of the Brotherhood Church.
The Toronto Police also suppressed labour movements which were perceived as anarchist threats.
The unit was part of the French-speaking section of the anarchist militia.
There was some intersection between the Jewish anarchist, Folkist and Territorialist movements.
__NOTOC__ Federación Anarquista Uruguaya, commonly known as FAU or Uruguayan Anarchist Federation, is a Uruguayan anarchist organization founded in 1956.

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