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Trade Union Leader Lech Walesa being carried shoulder-high by his members

Thought for today 09.04.20

THE CAUSE of peace has long been an intrinsic part of workers’ struggle – as this trade union leader, who inspired his fellow workers to change their world, explains. In April, we remember the anti-nuclear weapons Aldermaston march: our “Thoughts” this month will concentrate on aspects of peace.

“I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom, which is the right of every nation.”
Lech Walesa, Polish Trade Union Leader, dissident, Nobel Pease Prize laureate – and first elected president of Poland

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