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So, we instituted something we call “farming for dissent,” where on these big decisions everybody has to write down in public in a shared document, how they feel about the idea and their judgment about it.
WHAT IF YOUR COMPANY HAD NO RULES? (BONUS EPISODE)MARIA KONNIKOVASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The law, aimed at silencing dissent, shattered the notion that Hong Kong’s legislature is independent from Beijing.
HONG KONG’S CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING HAS BECOME A BAROMETER OF PUBLIC TRUSTEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
He said Ikhrata was trying to remove a voice of dissent on the SANDAG board.
ONE RACE COULD MAKE OR BREAK PLANS TO OVERHAUL THE REGION’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMJESSE MARXAUGUST 13, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Given Lukashenko’s control over the system — he won’t allow independent election observers — it remains unlikely that Tikhanovskaya will win outright, but the past couple of weeks have fueled the fire of a growing dissent.
COULD SHE UPSET BELARUS’ DICTATOR?PALLABI MUNSIAUGUST 5, 2020OZY
Justice Alito filed a separate dissent, joined by Justice Thomas.
THE SUPREME COURT DECISION TO GRANT PROTECTIONS TO LGBT WORKERS IS AN IMPORTANT EXPANSION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 18, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
What justifies the disruption requires a dissent from the civil power, as a power not of God.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The first reading was carried without a division, the Duke of Richmond being the only peer who expressed dissent.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
It requires more power and strength of mind and decision of character to dissent from the Church of the State than to support it.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
For from these three Chapels came not only the impulse of the spiritual life of Llanyglo, but its local politics of dissent also.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
He was re-nominated the next year without dissent or opposition, but declined a re-election on account of ill health.
THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSENT

  • abandon
  • cast
  • desert
  • deviate
  • differ
  • digress
  • disagree
  • discard
  • dissent
  • excurse
  • forsake
  • ramble
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • stray
  • swerve
  • turn aside
  • vary
  • veer
  • wander
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