(1) Consider that seminal and catastrophic event that inaugurated the era of mass politics, bureaucratic centralism , and the ideological state - the French Revolution.(2) At this stage, the emphasis in any national or international organisation has to be on democracy and openness rather than on top-down centralism .(3) Despite all this it has long been the belief of EU apologists in Britain that if only we engaged ‘at the centre of Europe’ we would ‘win the argument’ and slow the drive to ever closer union and ever greater centralism .(4) Instead, the ideologues of centralism are always trying to make local government independent of the state governments, the better to trample on regional differences.(5) In France, faced with the tradition of (so-called) Jacobin centralism and with strong assimilationist tendencies, there is a long way to go.(6) That means healthy scepticism about undemocratic centralism in Europe but, just as importantly, equal scepticism about American actions, interests and motives.(7) The conservatives staunchly supported it and espoused centralism versus federalism.(8) the campaign against perceived European centralism(9) It was this utter commitment to the film school and the film industry that cemented my loyalty to him even when, like so many of his supporters, I was shaken by his other policies, especially his centralism .(10) Welsh Labour's unrepentant style of authoritarian centralism is less a question of economic policy than of political process.(11) It would be very foolish of those who control the painting, no matter how fragile its state, to allow it to become a symbol of Spanish centralism .(12) But unity is different from uniformity and to have a central voice and central authority is different from centralism .(13) Aggrieved at this, and at the threat of army centralism , the Scots reversed into a clumsy alliance with the king in December 1647.(14) The challenge is to sustain democracy against centralism and all kinds of greed.(15) This, evidently, was a variation on the theme of democratic centralism, but seemed to acknowledge that more democracy and less centralism might be an improvement.(16) ‘Real evidence is growing that some of New Labour's trademark centralism is being replaced by a more open, more honest and more grown-up approach to politics’.
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