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noun as in abolitionist

noun as in lobbyist

noun as in militant

noun as in obstructionist

noun as in propagandist

noun as in protestor

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noun as in tree hugger


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Walker was elected governor of Wisconsin in 2010 and 2014 and became a favorite of GOP activists as he battled public sector unions.

In a proposal that meets activists in the middle, Fischer announced that the department will retain social workers to support and assist officers on dispatch runs.

From Vox

You can, of course, also volunteer with an activist group — whether it’s Extinction Rebellion, the Sunrise Movement, or Greta Thunberg’s Fridays for Future — and put your body in the street to nonviolently disrupt business as usual and demand change.

From Vox

An LGBTQ activist and journalist in Cuba says authorities on Wednesday threatened to arrest him.

“Today, Facebook caved to a pressure campaign by far-left activists, effectively censoring our effort to inform voters about Democrat threats to women’s athletics,” Schilling said.

Jacob Cordova, 27, is the latest activist to be jailed for their activities.

A new book from gay rights activist Marc Solomon sets the record straight about how gay marriage victories were really won.

The reason: activist government and unionized government often work at cross purposes.

Vlad Burlutskiy is a civic and political activist from Russia who fled the country last year due to increasing threats.

Larry Kramer, the renowned activist and playwright, was invited to talk after a last minute cancelation.

We are not speaking of a reactionary revolution but of the "activist."

This school of medicine advocated a return to clinical observation and a reduction of activist intervention.

Well, it made me realize that he would like to be active in some kind of—activist.

They are concerned about unethical conduct by public officials, and discouraged by activist courts that try to redefine marriage.

It is the fear lest abroad it may be imagined that there really is an "activist" movement in Belgium.

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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to activist, such as: advocate, opponent, and revolutionary.

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