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Political pressure exercised through the public demonstration of popular opinion.‘people power has forced the government into a complete surrender’
- ‘Hurray for people power, and for democracy!’
- ‘The organisers ask each motorist to take responsibility for initiating change in the system by showing 'people power' on Saturday.’
- ‘They are angry, she thinks, and eventually they will channel their anger into "people power".’
- ‘Though smaller than earlier protests, which brought 100,000 people on to the streets, it is still tempting to view the turmoil as a welcome manifestation of "people power".’
- ‘In the end, it's people power that will change the image of tourism and transform it from a scary experience to a singular one.’
- ‘The book details how people power made it all happen.’
- ‘The only thing we have going for us is sheer people power.’
- ‘People power involves taking responsibility for your own actions.’
- ‘The influence of a few backroom folks in the party apparatus has taken the people power away from it.’
- ‘This is where our strength is, where people power counters the money power.’
- ‘A week or so ago, though, it looked like people power would not be enough to get the site dropped.’
- ‘"We said no to both the state and federal governments and we won through people power," John said.’
- ‘In the everyday scheme of things this 'people power' goes unnoticed.’
- ‘It may sound like a pipe dream, like clutching at straws, but people power is the only real hope, she believes, for her overburdened country which long ago faded from the international limelight.’
- ‘He said getting radiotherapy for Waterford Regional Hospital was very much a victory for people power.’
- ‘He claimed that the only real way to free the refugees was through people power.’
- ‘He has done it by harnessing people power - through street marches, plebiscites, and a civilian militia.’
- ‘He also agreed that people power has played an important role in the salmon debate.’
- ‘The many sponsors who supported the venture recognise the whole concept of 'people power', said Michael.’
- ‘He said change could happen if there was "real people power" but was quick to add that he was not inciting a riot because he did not want to be jailed.’
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