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The backlash to unrest in the ’60s gave the country Richard Nixon, one study found.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
This lack of oversight led to situations like the mask backlash that resulted in all the major exhibitors reversing course to require face coverings.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATER OWNERS ANNOUNCES HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS AS MOVIE THEATERS REOPENRADMARYAAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
The Catholic Church considered the bloomers worn by female players as inappropriate and women’s basketball faced a backlash.
THIS HOOPS HOTBED IS SET TO TAKE OFFPALLABI MUNSIAUGUST 20, 2020OZY
That project, known as Renape, faced criticism from within the military and a backlash from the government technicians building it because of its lack of transparency and the threats it posed to freedom and privacy.
BRAZIL IS SLIDING INTO TECHNO-AUTHORITARIANISMTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The decision immediately sparked a backlash, as researchers accused the lab of pulling a stunt.
A COLLEGE KID’S FAKE, AI-GENERATED BLOG FOOLED TENS OF THOUSANDS. THIS IS HOW HE MADE IT.KAREN HAOAUGUST 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There’s a reason companies often bend or even break the rules despite the reputational and regulatory backlash they could face.
AI BEHAVING BADLY: NEW MODEL COULD HELP AI MAKE MORE ETHICAL CHOICESEDD GENTJULY 6, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
But he was sure of its source; it had not been any backlash of the Red caller!
THE DEFIANT AGENTSANDRE ALICE NORTON
Extrapolating Russian history, it would be reasonable to expect a backlash in the form of a counterrevolution.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
As these unpleasant truths emerge, the bitterness, resentment and disillusionment will grow and a backlash will develop.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
The backlash of that blast must have caught the majority of the lights also.
STAR HUNTERANDRE ALICE NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO BACKLASH

  • backlash
  • blow
  • boot
  • force
  • intensity
  • jar
  • jolt
  • pep
  • punch
  • pungency
  • snap
  • sparkle
  • tang
  • verve
  • vitality
  • zest
  • zing
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