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synonyms for activist

  • advocate
  • opponent
  • revolutionary
  • powerbroker
  • influence peddler
  • mover and shaker
  • person of influence
  • pressure group
  • combatant
  • demonstrator
  • fighter
  • protester
  • rioter
  • belligerent
  • objector
  • partisan
  • warrior
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How to use activist in a sentence

Walker was elected governor of Wisconsin in 2010 and 2014 and became a favorite of GOP activists as he battled public sector unions.
FORMER WISCONSIN GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER IS WORKING WITH PENCE ON DEBATE PREPARATIONS, PEOPLE FAMILIAR WITH SESSIONS SAYROBERT COSTASEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE POLICING REFORMS IN THE BREONNA TAYLOR SETTLEMENT, EXPLAINEDFABIOLA CINEASSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
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.
WANT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTIVELY? HERE’S WHERE TO DONATE YOUR MONEY.SIGAL SAMUELSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
An LGBTQ activist and journalist in Cuba says authorities on Wednesday threatened to arrest him.
CUBAN AUTHORITIES THREATEN TO ARREST LGBTQ ACTIVIST, JOURNALISTMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
“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.
FACEBOOK SLAPS FACT CHECK ON ADS STOKING FEARS ABOUT TRANSGENDER KIDS IN GIRLS SPORTSCHRIS JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Explaining why the users do not disclose that they are being paid as political activists, Hoffman said they are “using their own personal profiles and sharing their content that reflects their values and beliefs.”
PRO-TRUMP YOUTH GROUP ENLISTS TEENS IN SECRETIVE CAMPAIGN LIKENED TO A ‘TROLL FARM,’ PROMPTING REBUKE BY FACEBOOK AND TWITTERISAAC STANLEY-BECKERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“Hans, to our office, is the ultimate voter integrity activist,” Fuchs told ProPublica.
NO DEMOCRATS ALLOWED: A CONSERVATIVE LAWYER HOLDS SECRET VOTER FRAUD MEETINGS WITH STATE ELECTION OFFICIALSBY MIKE SPIES, JAKE PEARSON AND JESSICA HUSEMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
For example, activists in Nigeria are focused on giving lessons through a radio.
MALALA YOUSAFZAI TELLS THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY: EDUCATION IS THE BEST WAY TO GUARD AGAINST FUTURE CRISESMICHAL LEV-RAM, WRITERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Abrams, the founder of Fair Fight Action, is a voting activist and a former democratic gubernatorial candidate in the 2018 race in Georgia.
STACEY ABRAMS ON ‘PROTECTING THE VOTE’PHILIP VAN SLOOTENSEPTEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The result is pressure on journalists to contort seemingly obvious truths to appease their most activist viewers.
AMERICAN FRINGES: HOW THE MEDIA MAKES IT WORSENICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 7, 2020OZY
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WORDS RELATED TO ACTIVIST

  • activist
  • advocate
  • opponent
  • revolutionary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.