Definition of new politics in English:

new politics


  • Usually with the. Any new political theory or process; specifically a form of (chiefly left-wing) politics in which individuals participate directly in the political process via their support for various issues or groups, rather than as members of a political party or through traditional political machinery (associated especially in the U.S. with Eugene McCarthy and the Democratic Party of the late 1960s).


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in United States Magazine and Democratic Review. From new + politics.


new politics

/ˌnjuː ˈpɒlɪtɪks/