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(noun) defensive wall

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bulwark



dissolving all bulwarks that would preserve the past

—p.17 Introduction (1) by Armen Avanessian, Robin Mackay
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a profound sense of sexual inadequacy, which he bulwarked by all sorts of theories about sexual technique

—p.44 The artist as exemplary sufferer (39) by Susan Sontag
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2 years, 1 month ago


Lamont thus inherited Britain's place in the EMS-ERM fixed exchange system and tried to make the best of it, seeing it also as a bulwark for pushing down Britain's inflation rate

—p.125 The One That Got Away (123) by Yanis Varoufakis
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2 years, 2 months ago


the community serves as a bulwark against the domination of market values

—p.90 What is cognitive capitalism? (47) by Yann Moulier-Boutang
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1 year, 10 months ago


the theoretical bulwark for a literature that was simultaneously challenging and therapeutic

quoting Jon Baskin in The Point

—p.16 Introduction: Consider David Foster Wallace (12) missing author
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2 years, 3 months ago


the coup could be understood in part as a pre-emptive measure aimed at preventing the demoralisation and disintegration of the anti-Corbyn bulwark

—p.100 The Labour Right’s Year of Misery (90) by Richard Seymour
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2 years ago


For it is in the lifeworld that Habermas finds the potential bulwarks against the evisceration of social life by capitalism, state and what his colleague Marcuse called one-dimensional society

the public sphere

—p.369 Part VII: Back from the Abyss--Habermas and Critical Theory after the 1960s (351) by Stuart Jeffries
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2 years, 1 month ago


Russia, for its part, was the bulwark of a European order resting on the rent and tax exploitation of the peasantry.

—p.87 The Abolitionist—II (69) by Gopal Balakrishnan
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2 years, 2 months ago


the institutional bulwarks of democratic life

—p.117 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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it seems long ago that anybody trusted the state to serve as a bulwark against the global system

—p.39 Chapter 2: Inequality, Poverty, Indebtedness (33) by Richard Dienst
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2 years, 2 months ago


this bloc would, alongside the socialist one, be the bulwark against "dol­lar imperialism" and offer an alternative model for development.

a UN bloc that sprang out of Bandung

—p.41 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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The International Monetary Fund has long been a bulwark of international neo-liberalism

—p.306 Conclusion: A Democratic Revolution (294) by Owen Jones
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2 years, 1 month ago


small Slavic nations were all looking towards Russia, the bulwark of reaction, for their liberation

not really sure what it means in this context

—p.165 Epignosis (143) by Slavoj Žižek
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2 years, 1 month ago


Community development, one of its officers giddily explained, could be a bulwark “against the leftist takeover of every hamlet in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.”

this is wild

—p.78 Thinking Small Won’t End Poverty (75) by Jacobin
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2 years, 1 month ago


Social democracy is one bulwark between itself and disaster.

—p.48 Chapter Three (30) by Terry Eagleton
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2 years, 1 month ago


extrinsic value of serving as bulwark against pronatory chaos

—p.116 Domination, Liberation (105) by Frédéric Lordon
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