intelligentsia : Definition, Usages, News and More

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in te luh jentsee uh

  • n  an educated and intellectual elite

  • So it was that a son of the Russian intelligentsia, a radical straight from the pages of Dostoyevsky's novel The Possessed, became the author of mass terror and the first .
  • For months, much of the Democratic Party intelligentsia in Washington has insisted that Obama must do the latter and pick an older, white, foreign-policy or establishment figure .
  • During World War II and in its aftermath, the intelligentsia abandoned the Kuomintang in favor of Mao's Communist Party largely because of popular perception that the latter was .
News & Articles

  • A New Downtown Coffee Bar Upholds the Bean's Italian Traditions—and Creates a Few New Ones
    Iced espresso with mint and lime (far left); iced coffee with ginger, apple, and star anise (top); On the Rocks (center); caffè freddo (right); Shakerato (bottom). Now that iced-coffee season has commenced, the bean cognoscenti have sought relief in all the usual places—especially the spiffy new outposts of cult roasters like Stumptown, Intelligentsia, and Blue Bottle. But one of the best new ...
    June 9, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys in Sydney Morning Herald
    The Somali liberation fighters are not involved in any way in this kind of operation and I'm condemning it in the strongest words,Hassan Dahir Aweys told AFP. "This was the work of enemies who want to destroy Somali intelligentsia and...
  • George Orwell in
    As George Orwell wrote about a previous generation's blind spot: "One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that: no ordinary man could be such a fool."
  • Manmohan Singh in Xinhua
    We need a broad based comprehensive dialogue at the level of intelligentsia, media, non-governmental professionals and the worlds of culture and arts,Singh said.

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