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It is a woeful abuse of history to claim the filibuster protects the minority from the tyranny of the majority.
These tactics jettison a different kind of tyranny — the tyranny of the click — and leverage the duration of readers’ engagement instead.With quality content, publishers can overcome the ‘tyranny of choice’|Duration Media|October 1, 2020|Digiday
Memory releases our mental life from the tyranny of the present moment.
We are here today to declare that we will never submit to tyranny.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Lewis’s concept was that even that would be preferable to “omnipotent moral busybodies” being in charge, because he said that could lead to what “may be the most oppressive” form of tyranny.William Barr’s eyebrow-raising ‘robber barons’ metaphor for the Trump era|Aaron Blake|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Applying the apartheid label is incorrect—and is also confusing because it obscures the tyranny which is in force.
This platform can be a force multiplier for those struggling against tyranny.
The Bill of Rights, and especially the First Amendment, were intended to protect the powerless from the tyranny of the powerful.The Supreme Court Turns the First Amendment Into a Weapon for Corporations|Sally Kohn|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one fell swoop, the Supreme Court has constrained government power, expanded corporate rights, and protected religious tyranny.
It also called for the establishment of laws and institutions that might protect minorities against the tyranny of the majority.
The object of these scarli is to manifest the popular exultation at the annihilation of feudal tyranny.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Mr. Hutchinson was doubtless temperamentally less inclined to fear tyranny than anarchy.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
Yet the Clarion opposes sweating and tyranny and hypocrisy, and does its best to defeat and to destroy them.
She thinks of politics, and of the tyranny of kings and nobles, and of the unjust inequalities of man.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Amid the perpetration of much bloodshed and tyranny, Christianity has certainly achieved some good.
British Dictionary definitions for tyranny
- government by a tyrant or tyrants; despotism
- similarly oppressive and unjust government by more than one person