Statism


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Statism

1. In political science, the theory that the state exercises (or should exercise) control over a society and for that reason is a major engine of social change.

2. See: State capitalism.
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In an interview with Gulf News, she explained that the original concept of Statism, which was part of the policy of Israel's founder, David Ben-Gurion, calls to keep the institutions away from the political and ideological conflicts.
The ACP challenges the status quo that our political alternatives are one form of statism or another.
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Saeed considered this facet of "statism" to be the primary hurdle to the advent of democracy.
Likewise leaders of trade unions affiliated to semi-governmental organisations said the bill smacked of authoritarianism and statism, and threatened the independence of such entities.
Themes of 'from urgency to strategy' and 'from abstract to concrete action' lead to the identification of three strategic options: climate communitarianism, climate economism and climate statism. Because the activists interviewed by the authors for the book variously incline to each of these three positions, the challenge now is to develop a basis for bringing them together and regaining the momentum vis-a-vis the climate deniers and blockers of effective action.
The first part deals with the history of the concepts of statism and cosmopolitanism, and the question of the method employed in the book.
It seems that some of our Islamists have cognitively emulated the six arrows of Kemalism (republicanism, nationalism, populism, revolutionism, secularism and statism) and added "Islamism" as the seventh arrow.
In the meantime, we have yet to hear one word from Pope Francis about the statism that has caused far more poverty than any system of free enterprise as we are seeing in Europe and the U.S.
The man whose name is a synonym for statism to many on the right in fact "believed that budgets should be balanced over the business cycle, with surpluses in good years to offset deficits in bad years," as Bruce Bartlett has observed.
Profits were also hit by the depreciation of the Serbian dinar and by an increase of VAT in Croatia."The competition in the region is getting tougher which is reducing our profit margins," Mercator's chief executive Toni Balazic told reporters at a news conference, Reuters reported.Mercator is also still struggling with ownership issues, which symbolizes the problems that the country's companies are having as investors avoid the one-time darling of the new EU members states, but whose statism is now seen as a big part of the problem.
Morlock tries to wipe clean his father's heinous sin of statism by joining the same Graith of Guardians that punished his father.