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counter-institutions in a sentence

1. This can take the form of disrupting and protesting against unjust hierarchy, or the form of self-managing their lives through the creation of counter-institutions such as communes and non-hierarchical collectives.

2. Counter institutions (XIs) are created both to defend the AIs and to promote their growth.

3. for example, Yates McKee describes a dual-power approach as "forging alliances and supporting demands on existing institutions – elected officials, public agencies, universities, workplaces, banks, corporations, museums – while at the same time developing self-organized counter-institutions."

4. Breines wrote: "The term prefigurative politics [...] may be recognized in counter institutions, demonstrations and the attempt to embody personal and anti-hierarchical values in politics.

5. He rejected grand schemes to reorganize the world and instead argued for decentralized counter-institutions across society to downscale societal organization.