Post by: Alan Freeman
Alan Freeman, Geopolitical Economy Research Group, University of Manitoba
5 May, 2018
Nichts ist schwerer und nichts erfordert mehr Charakter, als sich in offenem Gegensatz zu seiner Zeit zu befinden und laut zu sagen: Nein.
Zu sagen was ist, bleibt die revolutionärste Tat.
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