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In media, entertainment, sports, and fashion, a worker-led uprising has brought pent-up frustrations and injustices to the fore.
NDAS BEAR BLAME FOR SOME OF THE WORST CORPORATE COVER-UPS. HOW THAT SHOULD CHANGEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
In fact, the autopsies and commissions investigating these uprisings describe a direct relationship between police violence and property destruction.
KENOSHA’S LOOTING IS A SYMPTOM OF A DECREPIT DEMOCRACYAARON ROSS COLEMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
They found it a very useful tool to stop uprisings during the colonial era.
PODCAST: HOW A 135-YEAR-OLD LAW LETS INDIA SHUTDOWN THE INTERNETANTHONY GREENSEPTEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Maybe a series of riots has a different effect than a single uprising.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
The British created the law and found it a useful tool for stopping uprisings during the colonial era.
HOW INDIA BECAME THE WORLD’S LEADER IN INTERNET SHUTDOWNSKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Why, she got befuddled in reciting something about an Indian uprising that came in our American History hour.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Not since the uprising of the Mole-men, those creatures who had spewed forth from the inner world, had the fiery crystal called!
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
There was nothing within the confines of Italy so much dreaded as an uprising of the slaves.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
A less egoistic man would have seen that a national uprising was imminent.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
He might have been swamped by an uprising of the whole convention, but strange to say the convention was intent upon hearing him.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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WORDS RELATED TO UPRISING

  • beginning
  • blowup
  • brawl
  • break
  • breaking
  • burst
  • bursting
  • commencement
  • commotion
  • convulsion
  • crack
  • crash
  • dawn
  • detonation
  • discharge
  • disorder
  • disruption
  • ebullition
  • effervescence
  • epidemic
  • eruption
  • explosion
  • fit
  • flare-up
  • flash
  • fury
  • gush
  • gushing
  • insurrection
  • irruption
  • mutiny
  • onset
  • outburst
  • outpouring
  • paroxysm
  • plague
  • rebellion
  • rending
  • revolution
  • roar
  • sally
  • sortie
  • spasm
  • spurt
  • storm
  • surge
  • thunder
  • tumult
  • uprising
  • volley
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