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It will soon prove too expensive to maintain the status quo.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Many of the people that seemed to have been drawn to it, at least in my world, for whatever reason couldn’t fit into the status quo.Momofuku’s David Chang on the big changes the restaurant industry needs to make to survive|Beth Kowitt|September 14, 2020|Fortune
Ronald Reagan, the original Republican disrupter of the political status quo, was good at talking to these voters.Why Trump Might Be Scaring Off Older Voters|Clare Malone (email@example.com)|September 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
In the 1980s, companies and investors around the world mobilized to deny apartheid South Africa the economic lifeline it needed to maintain its status quo of racial oppression.To fight systemic racism, the investment industry needs to look at its whiteness first|jakemeth|September 10, 2020|Fortune
If the status quo prevails, San Diego Community Power will use the grid infrastructure of SDG&E, whose corporate owner, Sempra Energy, is committed to international investments in liquid natural gas.The Franchise Agreement Ending Offers San Diego a Chance for a Fresh Start|Amanda Moser and Shauna McKenna|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
When the problem is already political, when the intolerable situation is the status quo?Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Defenders of the status quo claim the old rules protect consumers.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing,” Klein notes, “was more threatening to the education status quo in New York City than our charter school initiative.Your Local School Doesn’t Have to Suck|Michael S. Roth|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is why “originalism” is so beloved of cultural conservatives: All it really means is “keep the status quo.”All The Wrong Reasons to Ban Gay Unions|Jay Michaelson|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This sick status quo is a result of the rigged system of redistricting.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now|John Avlon|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Could we be unfederated to-morrow, the status quo ante would be restored the day after, beyond the shadow of a doubt.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge
In these circumstances the British representatives were lucky to secure peace on the basis of the status quo ante.The Canadian Dominion|Oscar D. Skelton
The sphinx is mobility itself compared with Mrs. Wilson's intense preservation of her status quo.
It might have been unsafe to indulge in speculation, based on the then status quo, as to when the inevitable was going to happen.
Rather, if anything, it pointed to a gradual resumption of his status quo of a few days ago.
British Dictionary definitions for status quo
Word Origin for status quo
Cultural definitions for status quo
The existing order of things; present customs, practices, and power relations: “People with money are often content with the status quo.” From Latin, meaning “the state in which.”
Other Idioms and Phrases with status quo
The existing condition or state of affairs, as in We don't want to admit more singers to the chorus; we like the status quo. This term, Latin for “state in which,” has been used in English since the early 1800s.