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  • noun Plural form of actionist.

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Examples

  • As The Nation wrote, “The process of turning the thoughtful working people of the country into dangerous radicals and extreme direct actionists goes merrily on.”

    Savage Peace

  • As The Nation wrote, “The process of turning the thoughtful working people of the country into dangerous radicals and extreme direct actionists goes merrily on.”

    Savage Peace

  • As The Nation wrote, “The process of turning the thoughtful working people of the country into dangerous radicals and extreme direct actionists goes merrily on.”

    Savage Peace

  • In nominating themselves for sainthood, the direct-actionists are acting out their personal fantasies on the political stage.

    Philocrites: March 2003 Archives

  • In fact, I would say that all the assistants and associates of Mrs. McLaren were political actionists.

    Oral History Interview with Phillips Russell, November 18, 1974. Interview B-0011-3. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • I don't suggest that the answer is a sample yes or no; I do say that there is a moral issue here which Goodman — and many other direct actionists — have not faced up to.

    We Won't Go

  • Socialists are opposed to such a plan, and, secondly, the political actionists who have favored it either have sacrificed thereby the principles of their party, or else by advocating the private ownership of small farms, have done so with the intention of deceiving farmers and small land owners in order to win their votes.

    The Red Conspiracy

  • Some seem to go even further and fling epithets of 'disrupters,' 'traitors,' 'direct actionists,'

    The Red Conspiracy

  • Socialist Party or even because this unfriendly minority of Socialists would oppose violent methods, if such were considered expedient, but because the "Yellow" Socialists prefer political action which is made light of by the I.W. W. direct actionists who are looked upon as enemies, for they seem to be doing harm to the Socialist political propaganda.

    The Red Conspiracy

  • _This_ represents, we believe, with tolerable accuracy, what the anti-actionists and reactionists propose to give the soldier as a recompense for that leg.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy.

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