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Dismissing Disagreement (8) Bill Clinton

| Mar 11, 2022

“We are closer than ever to redeeming the vision of Woodrow Wilson—of reaching his dream of a world full of free markets, free elections, and free peoples working together. But we’re still not there. And there are a lot of obstacles in the way, not least of which is the continuing bedrock of reluctance in our own society to pay our fair share and do our fair part on the part of some conservatives, and on the part of some progressives who embrace the change that is the global economy and shape it, instead of denying it and pretending that as if we were—that we can make it go away.”

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