noun or adjective see McCarthyism

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  • McCarthyite —  Ne pas confondre avec Maccarthisme, mouvement politique des États Unis durant les années 1950. Les McCarthyites sont les membres d une éphémère formation politique anticatholique et anti Canadiens français représentée par lors des élections …   Wikipédia en Français

  • McCarthyite — McCarthyism ► NOUN ▪ a campaign against alleged communists in the US government and other institutions carried out under Senator Joseph McCarthy from 1950 4. DERIVATIVES McCarthyite adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • McCarthyite — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to McCarthyism 2. noun A follower of McCarthyism; a McCarthyist …   Wiktionary

  • mccarthyite — mc·car·thy·ite …   English syllables

  • mccarthyite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • McCarthyite candidates 1896 — The McCarthyites were a short lived anti Catholic and anti French Canadian political movement which contested the 23 June 1896 federal election in Canada. Dalton McCarthy was the only McCarthyite to win election, and the movement disbanded in… …   Wikipedia

  • McCarthyism — McCarthyite, n., adj. /meuh kahr thee iz euhm/, n. 1. the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, esp. of pro Communist activity, in many instances unsupported by proof or based on slight, doubtful, or irrelevant evidence. 2. the practice… …   Universalium

  • McCarthyism — noun Etymology: Joseph R. McCarthy Date: 1950 a mid 20th century political attitude characterized chiefly by opposition to elements held to be subversive and by the use of tactics involving personal attacks on individuals by means of widely… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Living Marxism — was originally launched in 1988 as the journal of the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP). It was later rebranded as LM Magazine and folded in March 2000 following an adverse ruling in a libel lawsuit brought by the British news corporation,… …   Wikipedia

  • Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America — Formation 1982 by Winifred Meiselman Type Non profit NGO …   Wikipedia

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