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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A U.S. political party that sought to represent the interests of farmers and laborers in the 1890s, advocating increased currency issue, free coinage of gold and silver, public ownership of railroads, and a graduated federal income tax. Also called People's Party.

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  • Swami Agnivesh shows what can be done: an Indian spiritual leader with guts and vision, he leads marches against feticide and never hesitates to condemn the practice roundly.

    Katherine Marshall: Women At Risk In An Unequal World

  • Indian social activist Swami Agnivesh renounced worldly possessions and launched a political movement forty years ago, based on the principle of "social spirituality".

    Katherine Marshall: Revolutionary Religion: A Conversation with Swami Agnivesh

  • Noting that all those responsible for Anderson's escape including the then prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi, were responsible for treason against Indians, Agnivesh said, "People who sell the country are ruling and human right defenders are put in jail."

    Betwa Sharma: Life Sentence for Indian Activist Shocks Nation

  • Anandito Mukherjee/European Pressphoto Agency Mr. Hazare, 72, checked pamphlets while fellow social activist Swami Agnivesh, left, looked on.

    Hunger Strike Against Corruption

  • Swami Agnivesh, a respected peace activist, divorced himself from the protest, saying he was perplexed why Hazare was still fasting after Singh agreed Thursday to debate his proposal and the opposition concurred.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • "That was a great moment in our history, where the representatives of our nation got up to salute Hazare and appeal to him to give up his fast," Agnivesh said.

    The Guardian World News

  • Swami Agnivesh, a respected peace activist, divorced himself from the protest, saying he was puzzled that Hazare was still fasting after Singh had agreed to debate his proposal.

    The Guardian World News

  • Reports said the state government had contacted leading social worker Swami Agnivesh to negotiate with the rebels to secure Mr Krishna's release.

    BBC News - Home

  • Hazare will be taken in a procession from the prison on Friday morning, Swami Agnivesh, a social activist, said after meeting him at the jail.

    The Seattle Times

  • Mr. Agnivesh Agarwal Chairman, Hindustan Zinc - Hindustan Zinc is currently the world's largest integrated Zinc-Lead producer and among the lowest cost producers of Zinc-Lead in the world.

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