people power

people power

A political power, pressure, or force that comes from the collective will of a society's population. It is down to such indomitable people power that the military junta was ousted from the government so soon after taking control. The senator may have made some enemies in congress, but after such an impressive display in Washington, he now undoubtedly has people power on his side.
See also: people, power
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25 during the commemoration of the 32nd EDSA People Power Revolution.
Former President and People Power hero Fidel Ramos has stressed that change for Filipinos that started with the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution must continue to the present and extend to the future.
President Duterte for the second time has skipped the commemoration rites of the Edsa People Power Revolution last Sunday.
The 1986 People Power Revolution should be a reminder for Filipinos to guard against abuse and against threats to the country's democracy, Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday.
Activist and former legislator Satur Ocampo (left), along with fellow activist and former secretary of social welfare Judy Taguiwalo place lighted candles on photos of some of activists who were victims during Martial Law under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, as they commemorate the anniversary of the People Power Revolution, in Manila.
In order to help service vendors proide "readymade" Internet of Things (IoT) product solutions to Southeast Asia (SEA)'s manufacturing and process sectors, People Power and Gem Weltronics Corporation has launched a joint venture, called GemPower Cloud Pte.
Today it feels that people power, almost a year after people power helped save our libraries from cuts, may have had a real influence.
Despite one of the biggest demonstrations of people power in Irish history, the Government said it will not budge on the hated levy.
They have proved once again that collective people power can win the day when it comes to council town planning and licencing proposals.
People power and political change; key issues and concepts.
com)-- Ayannah Information Solutions and the Ninoy Cory Aquino Foundation (NCAF) launched a Text-to-Donate service called EDSA 25 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution last February 25, 2011.
Although the 1986 People Power uprising is marked every year by Filipinos with celebrations, its historical significance was largely lost among Filipino youth who cannot identify with the sacrifices made by an earlier generation so that they can have the freedom that they now enjoy.
DOHA THE Filipino community on Friday commemorated the 25th anniversary of the 'Philippine People Power Revolution'.
The importance of people power has once again been affirmed," said Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes.
They say "Let's bring on the people power revolution" - the Prime Minister addressing civil servants.
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