social reformer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n social reformer a disputant who advocates reform
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Quotations

  • John B. S. Haldane
    John B. S. Haldane
    “Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium.”

Usage

In literature:

It is well got up, and contains an excellent portrait of the great social reformer.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
Much interest was taken, I remember, in the visit to Keighley of a social and temperance reformer of the name of Captain John Ball.
"Adventures and Recollections" by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
Such a view precludes the possibility of social reform on a general and lasting basis.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
He knew, better than the reformers, of the horrors of the social evil, at the very bottom of the cup of sin.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
Miss Cobbe is the embodiment of genial philanthropy, as delightful a companion as she is heroic in her great work of social reform.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
Is violence justified in the name of social reform?
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
The poor Social Reformers!
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
The Freethinker is thus a politician and a social reformer.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Mr. Keir Hardie is undoubtedly an earnest social reformer.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
The Freethinker is thus a politician and a social reformer.
"Arrows of Freethought" by George W. Foote
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In news:

He likely will focus on a range of issues, including Social Security reform.
Social Security Reform in the Offing .
American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century, by Norman Birnbaum.
Seniors mull pros, cons of Social Security reform.
For the first time in the Social Security reform debate there's been some good news.
Europe's growing religious diversity is creating social and legal tensions that cry out for reform, but even a European Union seeking solutions may not have the political will to implement them.
I'm furious that the newspapers and the media keeps echoing the bogus Republican claim that cutting Social Security and Medicare (aka "entitlements") is somehow a "reform".
Why Social Security Reform Would Be Good For Liberals.
Even President Obama has admitted that Medicare and Social Security must be reformed to preserve some kind of fiscal sanity in America.
Their plan was a mixture of higher taxes, lower spending and the reform of Medicare and Social Security.
The two youngsters were taken to an orphanage , the Children's Aid Society of New York, founded by social reformer Charles Loring Brace.
Eliot Spitzer tries to box the Texas governor in on Social Security reform.
As Atrios notes, he and I have disagreed about the merits of Social Security reform for many years.
But if Reid 's recent statements are any indication, reforms to Social Security could run into a major roadblock in the upper chamber.
Members of the Clinton School Board and recently elected state legislators discussed the pending loss of social services, enrollment changes, property tax reform and other issues affecting the Clinton School District Monday.
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