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They could have chosen John Paul ll or even Lech Wałęsa, also once on the covers of Time, but no....

Lech Walesa, the former Polish president who brought his country out of the Cold War, declares “there is no leadership” in the world.

Lech Walesa helped end the Soviet empire. Now he wants to help Hong Kong. @marcthiessen  talked with the former Solidarity leader, Polish president and Nobel Peace Prize winner:

"Which are the values that we can all agree on, and which will be the ones that we will truly defend?” Lech Walesa wants a United States of Europe to counter China

In the absence of reforms, Lech Walesa warns working-class people will turn on the wealthiest 10 percent of the population.

"I consulted the big leaders of the world. … and none of them, not even a single one, claimed that we stood the least of chances," Lech Walesa tells @marcthiessen 

Such a great episode - highly recommend What the Hell is Going on...in Hong Kong. With Lech Walesa. @marcthiessen ⁩

Lech Walesa, the former Polish president who brought his country out of the Cold War, declares “there is no leadership” in the world.

At Oakland U, Lech Walesa says Trump has the right diagnosis, but wrong treatment

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The defense of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred -this is the road we have chosen. - Lech Walesa-

#OTD in 1982, more than 30,000 demonstrated in Warsaw, Poland, for the release of union leader Lech Walesa from prison. The former electrician was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 for his efforts to secure workers' rights to establish their own organisations

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Lech Walesa, former Polish president and Nobel laureate, has nominated Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia, for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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on the anniversary of the Solidarity trade union's triumphant August 31 1980 deal with the communist government, Lech Walesa has been excluded from all ceremonies by a government which contains not one serious activist from that time. But history will not be so easy to rewrite...

36 years ago today, Lech Walesa, signed the Gdansk agreement. It legalized free trade unions and ended the communist monopoly on power.

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Bid by Poland's ruling party to bring courts under its control draws fire from former Solidarity leader Lech Walesa

In four years, we've gone from Romney campaigning with Lech Walesa, to Trump & Pence trumpeting Putin's strong leadership

BREAKING: Official: Evidence shows former Polish president Lech Walesa was communist-era informant

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