But time and again they unite to defend the status quo and to seek to limit progressive reform.
For them the movement is giving voice to a social discontent with the social status quo.
Peel's period as Irish Secretary saw him supporting the constitutional status quo.
Student movements have always risen up against the religious and political status quo.
The attitude engendered by the status quo is revealed in the opinions of the existing landowning interests referred to above.
The new status quo has received considerable support from low inflation which has helped to moderate wage claims.
There is no desire to change the current status quo.