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Definition of the noun Blairism
What does Blairism mean as a name of something?
- The political ideology attributed to the governments of British Prime Minister Tony Blair 1997-2007, characterised by, among other things, the Third Way, supporting the United States President George W Bush
Blairism: In British politics, the term Blairism refers to the political ideology of former leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minister Tony Blair, who left both positions in 2007 to become Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle East. Proponents of Blairism are referred to as Blairites.
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by Donald Rutherford
Blairism (E6) The creed oftheUK government led by Tony Blair from May 1997. It continuedthe public expenditure, education, privatization and trade union policiesof theprevious Conservative governments but also adopted a socialist 'tax and ...
Dictionary of Eponyms (2013)
by Martin Manser
Blairism is the term used to describe the movement of the Labour Party away from its traditional socialist roots and towards the political centre under the leadership of Tony Blair (born 1953). Blair coined the term 'New Labour' and ...
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
Blairism n. the policies of the British Labour statesman Tony Blair. – derivatives Blairite n. & adj. Blakey n. (pl. Blakeys) Brit. a protective metal plate fitted to the sole of a shoe or boot. – origin C19: named after the manufacturers. blame v. assign ...
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The panel at Reconsidering Blairism
From left to right: Policy Exchange's Neil O'Brien, Mehdi Hasan - Huffington Post UK & biographer of Ed Miliband, Martin Kettle - Associate Editor, The Guardian, Jon Cruddas MP and Adam Boulton - Political Editor, Sky News
Photo credit: Policy Exchange
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Scrabble value of B3L1A1I1R1I1S1M3
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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