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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Commissioner Matthew Ellis visited young people at a project which has received a PS3,000 grant from the People Power Fund.
However, candidate Cory Aquino, invoking the peaceful People Power Revolution on Feb.
This isn't the case with the People Power Revolution.
Beyond just being called a Filipino, let us all have the heart of a Filipino, this was the message of Mayor John Bongat as this city commemorates the 33rd EDSA People Power Revolution in a simple ceremony held Saturday, Feb.
People Power was a spontaneous action of the Filipino people so oppressed by the Marcos dictatorship.
Duterte urges Filipinos to 'never forget' freedoms won during 1986 EDSA Revolution !-- -- Alexis Romero (philstar.com) - February 25, 2019 - 10:00am MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Filipinos to value the liberties won during the 1986 People Power Revolution, including their freedom to chart their future through elections.
ONLY private-sector employees who report for work on Monday during the observance of the 33rd Edsa People Power Revolution Anniversary will get additional pay.
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn is coming to Nuneaton as part of his 'people power' movement to take over Parliament.
He said the peaceful change of power to PH was such a display of 'people power', but done Malaysian-style.
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.
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.
Extending its 'people power' philosophy to connect even better with employees, the Khimji Ramdas Group held a thematic Facebook contest for its employees last month.
'People power wins battle to keep houses off field' (19.10.13).
People power and political change; key issues and concepts.
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