manifestoes manifestoes

Definition(s):

  • (n) a public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or government)

Usage(s):

  1. Nobody had written these down in manifestoes before; it was just the way hackers behaved and talked while shaping the leading edge of computer technology.
  2. Suslov, a grim-lipped fellow adept at writing manifestoes, may indeed be swimming in trouble instead of in the Black Sea, where Khrushchev said he was.
  3. With an equivalent sense of drama, some of today's priests-in-exodus have proclaimed their departures at televised press conferences or in defiant, soul-searching manifestoes.

News

  • 'The Riot Grrrl Collection' spreads girl germs of the '90s movement

    A new book collects fanzines, artwork, manifestoes and fiction from the underground feminist movement, offering a raw glimpse of revolution girl-style. "What we do is secret." That motto is scrawled more than once in the fanzines assembled in "The Riot Grrrl Collection," this first-ever collection of writings and artwork from Riot Grrrl, the early '90s punk-based feminist movement whose critique ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. In a scathing analysis of the Tories' performance, Mr Osborne said: "We have offered tax cuts at the last three elections and lost each one of them. More striking, our tax-cutting manifestoes have not helped us gain a reputation for economic...
    on Sep 7, 2005 By: George Osborne Source: Independent

  2. When he opened Parliament on Thursday, President Kibaki said: "We have put together a high-level team to synergise, harmonise and highlight priority policies and programmes proposed in the PNU, ODM and ODM-K manifestoes into a joint policy and...
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Mwai Kibaki Source: Daily Nation

  3. "Museveni just wants to stain our good image. DP participated and supported the making of the 1962 Constitution which granted federalism. Since then, we have included federalism in our manifestoes," Ssebaana argued.
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: John Ssebaana Kizito Source: New Vision

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