Origin of activist
Examples from the Web for activist
The reason: activist government and unionized government often work at cross purposes.
Robert Perske has long been an activist raising awareness of the issue of false confessions by people with ID.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Supporting Hamas, or not supporting Hamas is not the issue,” said Israeli activist Miko Peled.Pro-Palestinian Group Lectured On Skirting Terror Laws|Shane Harris|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Singers Nancy Wilson and Billy Eckstine attended, and actor and activist Ossie Davis delivered a well-received speech.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the Democrats to win as the Government Party, activist government must demonstrate that it both works and is trustworthy.
Because marriage is a sacred institution and the foundation of society, it should not be re-defined by activist judges.
Well, it made me realize that he would like to be active in some kind of—activist.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
They are concerned about unethical conduct by public officials, and discouraged by activist courts that try to redefine marriage.State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush|George W. Bush
They're concerned about unethical conduct by public officials, and discouraged by activist courts that try to redefine marriage.
This school of medicine advocated a return to clinical observation and a reduction of activist intervention.
"one who advocates a doctrine of direct action," 1915; from active + -ist. Originally in reference to political forces in Sweden advocating abandonment of neutrality in World War I and active support for the Central Powers.