The press gets involved, the Twittersphere goes wild, and all the seeds of intractability are sown.
One reason for the current intractability is that U.S. businesses over-reacted to the initial downturn.
We can admit the intractability of depravation, and still strive for dignity.
But for spring 2012, the designer's intractability paid off.
Wasn't she the author of a pamphlet on the intractability of servants?
The intractability of the Lady Jezebel was beyond all bounds.
He subdued the intractability of all the four elements, and made them subservient to the use of man.
A vexatious delay occurred from the intractability of the mules, which persistently refused to allow themselves to be caught.
On p. 513, the phrase 'He subdued the intractability of all the four elements' had 'intractibility' in the original.
The word is also used non-politically, in the sense of intractability and intolerance.
intractable in·trac·ta·ble (ĭn-trāk'tə-bəl)
Difficult to manage or govern; stubborn.
Difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure.