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subversives

noun cell, enemy combatant, enemy group, extremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: justice courts, military tribunals, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorism, terrorist cell
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Recommended counter-measures at the time included all departments in the civil service to review regularly with MI5 their lists of "known subversives".
Now that the ultra-nationalists are directing their abuse at him, he has decided they are subversives who pose a threat to the state.
This was all exciting, heady, and of course, subversive stuff, with fiction ranging from Kurt Vonnegut and Don DeLillo to Octavia Butler and Kathy Acker.
They accomplished this through connivance with fellow subversives Morton Halperin and Daniel Ellsberg, respectively in the Defense Department and Rand Corporation.
With Jack Tenney, who had resigned his post in 1949, no longer at the helm of the California Un-American Activities Committee, investigations into the background of suspected "subversives" became less vicious and sensational (Barrett, 1951, p.
A fundamental source of Reed's subversive imagery is hoodoo, with its rituals, conjure men and women, and its spirits, or loas, of whom chief examples are the trickster deities Legba, Guede, and Erzulie.
In this respect, and whether he intends it or not, Kertess' "vision" may prove to be far more subversive than it at first appears.
They also felt it was burden enough to be gay without also being stigmatized a subversive. At a rare, open meeting of Mattachine in 1953, the anti-Communists ousted the radical founders, and California Mattachine abandoned certain political aims.
Newly constructed wooden shelves line the walls and form a latticework of narrow corridors holding rows and stacks of manuscripts, magazines, pamphlets, and books banned throughout the Soviet Empire as subversive, counterrevolutionary, or whose writers were considered so potentially disruptive that their works, no matter what the content, were simply, categorically forbidden.
In 1947 Harry Truman caved in to political pressure and created loyalty boards allowing federal agencies to purge "subversives" in government.
About 20 Houthi suspects have been sentenced to death and more than 25 subversives to jail terms ranging from 5 to 15 years.
The former union firebrand was one of thousands of activists labelled "subversives".