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Sentences with the noun Activism

10 examples:

She just wishes the activism was kept off the court.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

But in spite of this my activism is alive and well and benefits everyone.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Starboard Value, a fund that took aim at Yahoo, has found another target for its activism.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Though he was admired by some students, his activism was steeped in violence and his legacy remained controversial.
(The Independent - People, )

A video interview with a disgraced official recorded by the civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang exemplifies his activism.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Tom Morello, who is perhaps best known as the guitarist for Rage Against the Machine, has long paired music with activism.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that has been linked to activism.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The film project will be about Ai's relationship with his son, whom he cannot visit since he is currently confined to Beijing for his activism.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Longtime Russian democracy advocate Garry Kasparov says his friend Boris Nemtsov's mother warned her son that he could be killed for his activism.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - World, )

By writing and directing “Get Some!” a web series about a middle-class Latino couple, Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez is engaging in her own form of activism.
(The New York Times - Arts, )


2 examples:

The customer activism trend is only going to accelerate because people get better results on Twitter than they ever got from the Better Business Bureau. ?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Gosh, can it be more than 50 years since I was a teenager browsing in the busy bookstore that subsequently bloomed into Hurtig Publishing, an unashamed exercise in nationalist activism?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Other sentences

96 examples:

Slacktivism is a portmanteau formed out of the words slacker and activism.

And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.

My pro-choice activism keeps me busy.
(Margot Kidder)

My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor.
(Sally Kirkland)

Our aims in political activism are not, and should not be, to create a perfect utopia.
(Paul Wellstone)

It was Dr. King's tireless activism that fostered our modern way of relating to one another.
(Wynton Marsalis)

What drew me to both study and activism was the formative experience of the civil rights movement.
(David E. Price)

Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

The Wall Street Journal studied 71 activism campaigns.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

For Ruby Dee, acting and activism weren't contradictory things.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Most people associate Wanda Sykes with TV or with her LGBT activism.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Bernie Sanders' authenticity to African American activism on Thursday.
(NBC News, )

Amid solid July returns, Third Point's chief defended shareholder activism.
(CNBC, )

The fate of India's women will rely on the uniting of rural and urban activism.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Quiet, nuanced, well-acted 'Night Moves' explores extreme environmental activism.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

NBA great talks about Mycroft Holmes, crime fiction authors and athlete activism.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

French star Melanie Laurent co-directs a documentary on activism around the world.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The results: Activism often improves corporate performance but definitely not always.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Oscar winner John Ridley will write story of couple moving from activism to militancy.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Parents say son was inspired by activism of his grandfather, pastor and Muslim advocate.
(USA Today - National, )

The singer talks about her new album, activism and the Gaga duet that didn't make the cut.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

U2 is a band that is used to big statements, political activism and rallying behind a cause.
(Todd Martens in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Individual acts of resistance and activism can inspire and become part of wider social change.
(Science Daily - News, )

"Singing is one of my forms of activism," Peruvian folk singer Merian Eyzaguirre tells NBC OUT.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

An Irish teacher turned to political activism after austerity measures were introduced in Ireland.
(BBC News - Business, )

A documentarian looks behind the headlines at LGBT activism and acceptance among African Americans.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Resisting domestic violence is more than a personal act; it's a form of activism, claims an academic.
(Science Daily - News, )

Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The 25th TaiwanFest featured art, music and food as well as social activism this weekend in Vancouver.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Meir Ettinger started his career in anti-Arab activism in relatively modest and unexceptional fashion.
(The Independent - World News, )

Companies are finding that a brush with investor activism isn’t always a ‘one and done’ experience.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

In the golden age of hedge fund activism, two favorite sons are collapsing under their own mismanagement.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

So far this commencement season, the big story had been the rash of campus-leftist activism that prompted...
(Matt Pearce in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

This is truly the breakout year for driving awareness on women and girls’ issues through hashtag activism.
(Forbes - Business, )

Michael Moore is of course the model for effective, engaging and defiantly in-your-face activism in this arena.
(Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Outspoken black activism over racism has spread from the Black Lives Matter movement to US university campuses.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Environmental groups have been accused by the oil and gas industry of "subsidising illegal activity and activism".
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

By using customers as lobbyists, companies like Uber are cheapening grass-roots activism, and getting a free ride.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Journalists covering student activism on the campus of the University of Missouri still face a hostile environment.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A campaign to draw attention to a terrifying crime in Nigeria prompts reflections on the limits of hashtag activism.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Preachers described as 'extremist' have been speaking at UK universities, according to a report into campus activism.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Title IX experts attribute them to increased campus activism, media coverage and stronger federal government efforts.
(USA Today - National, )

Considered a touchstone of 1980s activism, the play and its message are relevant today, says Simon Levy, its director.
(Deborah Vankin in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

An interesting take on climate change activism has grown in the State of Oregon and is spreading throughout the world.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Football fans from Leeds to Northampton can draw on the legacy left by the father of fan activism, writes Matt Slater.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Online activism network Avaaz is putting pressure on Yahoo to stop the sale of ivory products on its websites in Japan.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Carmelo Anthony isn't the showiest of NBA stars, which turns out to suit his modern brand of social activism perfectly.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

The addition of Mr. Anderson would prove a big coup for Evercore, as banks rush to set up their activism advisory teams.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Two demonstrations of social activism by some St. Louis Rams players haven't affected the team's performance on the field.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Cast members of the new civil rights movie, Selma, took activism to the red carpet at the film's New York premiere Sunday.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Jeffrey Ubben has been vocal about his fear that recent behavior by some of his hedge-fund rivals could give activism a bad rap.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

The former nurse spent the past decade engaged in vocal, aggressive activism on a range of topics, from abortion to homosexuality.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

In the 1960s Collins was at the forefront of using the genre as a form of social activism that has continued throughout her career.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan.
(Fox News - World, )

The University of California, Berkeley, campus today is nothing like the one that became the symbol of student activism in the 1960s.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

“The value of social movements and activism is to get you at the table,” Mr. Obama said at a meeting with young people in London.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be bestowed with the Local Legends Award in Boulder for her years of HIV activism in Congress.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Nelson Peltz’s hedge fund is calling for a breakup of DuPont in a battle that could spur a bigger debate about shareholder activism.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The internist came of age during the civil rights era, where his activism stoked a lifelong commitment to equal access to health care.
(NBC News Health, )

Neil Macdonald explores the world of social activism, where nuance and history are often just annoyances, to be marched past, or over.
(Neil Macdonald in CBC News - World, )

Russia's plan to silence gay activism may have instead given rise to the most LGBT-conscious Olympics ever, according to rights groups.
(Matt Kwong in CBC News - World, )

A year after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, artists have responded with pieces that reflect the renewed sense of grassroots activism.
(NBC News, )

Definition: Shareholder Activism is a way in which shareholders can influence a corporation's behavior by exercising their rights as owners.
(Forbes - Business, )

Armed with signs, costumes and cameras, the recent climate rallies in New York City were filled with colorful moments of activism and protest.
(NBC News Science, )

Kickstarter is making social activism its policy by shedding its corporate skin -- and reincorporating itself as a public benefit corporation.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Chinese rights advocate Zhai Yanmin is found guilty of subverting state power in the first trial since a crackdown on legal activism in China.
(BBC News - World News, )

Win Tin, the journalist who helped found Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and served 19 years in prison for his activism, dies at the age of 85.
(BBC News - World News, )

A feminist whose activism dates back to the 1960s sees a long-sought shift in attitudes taking place around the issue of violence against women.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The Swiss franc’s abrupt movement shows how the monetary activism of central banks, in this case the E.C.B., can have unintended consequences.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Creative and imaginative activism has landed five core members of China's new feminist movement in jail, accused of provoking social instability.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Kramer, known for both his theater works and his gay activism, turns his energy to American history in a novel he prefers to consider nonfiction.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

At the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, it was all about activism on a broad range of topics from suicide to Alzheimer's and ALS to wage inequality.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Jana Partners sold a 20% stake in its firm to a Neuberger Berman business, the latest sign that the broader investing world is embracing activism.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

MP Andrew Tyrie applauded recent activism from stakeholders in firms, and said it was a ‘defining moment’ for shareholders to shake things up.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A 92-year-old World War II veteran and ex-prisoner of war is continuing his activism in support of military service members who, like him, are gay.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Arthur Ashe was a tennis icon who devoted his life to civil rights activism, campaigning for social change, and teaching people about HIV and AIDS.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Cecile de France and Izia Higelin play lovers against the backdrop of feminist activism in 1970s France in this film from director Catherine Corsini.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Win Tin, a founding member of Myanmar's National League for Democracy who was jailed for 19 years for political activism, has died at Yangon Hospital.
(CNN - World News, )

The winners of this year's award reflected activism, viewpoints outside of the United States, and inspiration for young readers of historical figures.
(Forbes - Business, )

But a closer look indicates 2014 was replete with regulatory rulings, big investments in genomic medicine and activism in the name of research funding.
(Nature Medicine, )

A claim set to be filed Monday says that the Walmart store closings were in retaliation for a history of labor activism at one of the shuttered stores.
(The New York Times - Business, )

And in recent weeks, the political activism of the student organization Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad has become even more controversial in India.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Scientific papers on climate change, environmental activism and criticizing the government are not the way to move forward towards a low-carbon lifestyle.
(Bob McDonald in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

The book, “Dark Money,” by Jane Mayer, traces the rise of the modern conservative movement through the activism and money of a handful of rich donors.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Digital activism is usually non-violent and works best when social media tools are combined with street-level, grass-roots organization, a U.S. study found.
(UPI - Science News, )

Black 47, a band known for its Irish roots, New York City grit and political activism, is calling it quits after 25 years, 14 albums and 2,300 performances.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Digital activism is usually nonviolent and tends to work best when social media tools are combined with street-level organization, according to new research.
(Science Daily - News, )

From terrorist propaganda distributed by organizations such as ISIS, to political activism, diverse voices now use social media as their major public platform.
(Science Daily - News, )

Tech companies and privacy advocates have dubbed February 11 a "worldwide day of activism" to speak out against the NSA's surveillance and mass data collection.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

In life, Aaron Swartz was a force in creating today's Web, helping write game-changing code in his early teens before turning his attentions to Internet activism.
(CNN - Technology, )

Esther Bejarano, 89, who had to perform in the Auschwitz Girls’ Orchestra, joined the German duo Microphone Mafia five years ago to further her musical activism.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

As he considered his growing commitment to activism, Usher only needed to look at the man seated next to him, Harry Belafonte, to know how much more he could give.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Peaceful cyber activism comes alive at night when Xnet members devote their free time to stamping out Spanish corruption that many feel has spiralled out of control.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The high-profile activism reflects how in Thailand, as well as some other predominantly Buddhist parts of Asia, the faith is taking on an increasingly political form.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Dan Loeb is adding art criticism to his investor activism, accusing the management of auction powerhouse Sotheby's of failing to understand what kind of art sells best.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Ruby Dee, an actress known as much for her civil rights activism as for her powerful stage and movie roles in productions including “A Raisin in the Sun,” has died.
(Steve Chawkins in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

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