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Social Justice and its Critics

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Jacek Kuroń – True democracy (82/150)
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Jacek Kuroń – True democracy (82/150)

That’s when different groups began to come together. We found that Bogdan Cywiński’s book ‘Rodowody niepokornych’ played because it was thanks to this book that we suddenly discovered there were Christians who were very close to us ideologically in this,

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Jan Józef Lipski – ‘Free Cardinal Wyszyński’: Catholicism and democracy (70/215)
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Jan Józef Lipski – ‘Free Cardinal Wyszyński’: Catholicism and democracy (70/215)

But I want to come back to Goździk. There was a moment during one of the rallies where I saw his talent. At some point, somebody shouted out, ‘Free Cardinal Wyszyński!’, which to me was entirely obvious. How can anyone

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Jan Józef Lipski – ‘Socialism can’t be separated from democracy’ (10/215)
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Jan Józef Lipski – ‘Socialism can’t be separated from democracy’ (10/215)

At the same time, certain changes began to take place among the youth which only became apparent after the period of unification of these youth organisations and the formation of ZMP. But this was before the unification of the parties,

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Andrzej Wajda – Politician – film director (190/222)
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Andrzej Wajda – Politician – film director (190/222)

I think that within a short time, Poland has transformed itself into a different country. Culture has probably come off worst in this. It had been organised into vast institutions of culture which transformed very slowly and to this day,

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Tomas Venclova – Friendships and acquaintances (79/88)
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Tomas Venclova – Friendships and acquaintances (79/88)

I used to associate with Poles a good bit, well, firstly, because right up to Brodsky’s death I was friends with Brodsky, and up to Miłosz’s death I was friends with Miłosz. And through them you get into many other

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Tomas Venclova – Acquaintances from Moscow (31/88)
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Tomas Venclova – Acquaintances from Moscow (31/88)

Who else can we mention of my acquaintances from Moscow? Nikolay Kotliarov, now a well know literary scholar – a literatūrologas as we say in Lithuanian – and several other people, those who were closest to me – we were

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