Meaning of New Politics

New' Pol'itics

Pronunciation: [key]
— (sometimes l.c.)
  1. politics concerned more with grass-roots participation in the political process than with party loyalty or affiliation: identified esp. with the candidacies of Senators Eugene McCarthy and George McGovern.
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