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noun as in activism


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In one ad he walks a dog along the sidewalk in front of suburban homes with picket fences.

Many workers’ groups, blocked from picket lines and protests due to pandemic restrictions, have been driven online.

From Fortune

Recently, studies of the picket fence’s color have cast doubt on its origins.

This session was thusly canceled and tickets were refunded when Ocasio-Cortez and Warren announced they would not cross the picket line, would have taken place on Monday night.

From Digiday

There’s this game-of-life kind of thing — you’re raised to believe that you need the nice house with the picket fence, the car.

From Eater

And sure enough, before long, immigration activists in North Carolina were picketing Hagan at campaign events.

The Klan is standing up to the 'God Hates Fags' protestors in light of the WBC's picketing of military funerals.

Perhaps the saddest note came from an Alabama paper: "No Walmart workers in attendance at Mobile Walmart picketing".

Miners who were working under killer conditions were shot at while picketing.

It also legalised peaceful picketing, that particular form of persuasion with which a democratic age has become only too familiar.

Under one of these trees they reined up after a ride of two hours, and picketing their horses, prepared breakfast.

The Rappahannock river flowed between the Yankee and the Rebel armies, each picketing its own side of the stream.

Usually injunctions were sought to prevent not violence, but strikes, picketing, or boycotting.

Picketing is illegal when accompanied by violence, threats, intimidation, and coercion.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to picketing, such as: advocacy, involvement, militancy, logrolling, striking, and null.

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