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  • n. Plural form of mobilization.


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  • They appeared to provide a viable framework for activist organizing efforts, such as the large short-term mobilizations against the war in Iraq.


  • The message was subtle but clear: the mobilizations were a smashing success, but any further activity would be gratuitious and counter-productive.

    Max Blumenthal: Walkout!

  • That kind of mobilizations is not possible in the city anymore.


  • "Third World" activist organizations would have had little difficulty in mobilizing their constituents and countless others in marches, teach-ins and "mobilizations" to display their solidarity with Hamas and the people of Gaza.


  • "mobilizations" against target banks, "mau-mauing" them, as sixties 'radicals used to call it.

    Cafe Hayek

  • In fact, this is precisely the sort of event that reminds us just why we need creative, nonviolent protests and mass mobilizations.

    Bill McKibben: Seizing Our Power: Why Now Is the Time for Creative, Courageous, Nonviolent Action

  • Replacing these contractors, both armed and unarmed, would have required additional major mobilizations of Reserves or a dramatic increase in Army and Marine Corps end-strength.

    David Isenberg: Sergio Leone on PMC

  • In effect, the mobilization of civilian contractors allowed the United States to engage in a protracted conflict in Iraq without convincing the U.S. public of the need for additional major mobilizations or major increases in the Active Armed Forces.

    David Isenberg: Sergio Leone on PMC

  • It's only via social movements, organizing, mobilizations for action that those in charge will take the appropriate measures.

    Beverly Bell: "Haiti Needs a Social Policy for Housing"

  • She has founded and put into play Every Mother Counts, a platform to link a grassroots mobilizations campaign with the steps of "engagement, education, and advocacy."

    Marcia G. Yerman: 'Every Mother Counts': Fighting Maternal Mortality


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