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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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The fundamental criticism of Puig's traditional autonomist thinking, exposed by the neoconservative vision of Escude, is that it led to the international isolation of Argentina and to an unnecessary conflict with the hegemonic power.
Autonomists think that deals can be done differently.
Ultimately, most autonomists argue that the general intellect is badly suited for the regime of techno-capitalism and the wholly privatized interests it now serves.
Puerto Rican autonomist leaders criticized La Vida for its stunted interpretation of Puerto Rican history and because they feared the book would perpetuate negative stereotypes of Puerto Ricans.
Earlier he had proposed that the island's autonomist's factions join with the Spanish Liberal Party.
(9) While autonomists attempt to occupy the indigenous subject position (or at least claim the rights and protection that they perceive as accompanying it), they firmly assert their own non indigenous identity.
Instances of autogestion, including the antipodean examples, were emblematic of the extraordinary working-class militancy of the late post-war boom period, the crucible in which autonomist Marxist theory was itself forged.
The current political situation in the UK - with business and its allies gearing up for a destruction of the relics of social democracy - constitutes a kind of infernal inversion of the autonomist dream of workers liberated from the state, bosses and bureaucracy.
On the left, Rossanda mustered enough sympathy for the autonomists to dismiss them as confused teenagers: 'I understand what has led many young people to break shop windows, but I don't consider it a stage in the Italian revolution.' (31) Duccio Trombadori's anathema was more typical: 'People who smash shop windows, like people who encourage attacks on the police [...] must not be allowed a place in the ranks of popular and proletarian mass action.' (32) Similarly, 'proletarian shopping' was met with unremitting opposition, which took physical as well as ideological form: l'Unita in 1974 praised the party members who had intervened in support of the shop manager at the Milan supermarket demonstration, which it denounced as a 'disgraceful exhibition' mounted by a 'group of provocateurs'.
(11) For instance, in the period after 1905-6, Tarasova portrays Bishop Antonii (Khrapovitskii) as the chief ideologue in the Synod's bid to reverse its earlier concessions to the autonomists and introduce a strong "church orientation" at the academies.
Amidst the debate between autonomists and utilitarians, (29) this Note argues that the significance of heroes is another, separate factor that ought to be considered by those who would shift the line of the law to gradually erode the no-duty rule, and in so doing, narrow the realm of potential heroic acts.
The two most important parties were the Autonomists and Jose Marti's Cuban Revolutionary Party (CRP).