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2022-08-27

Why history moves in cycles

Hard times make strong people, strong people make good times, and good times make weak people

- Xabier Ormaetxea, a dark-haired twenty-seven-year-old engineer at Spain’s amazing Mondragon worker-owned co-öperative. He meant that the co-öp spirit had been stronger in the mid-twentieth century, when Spain was haunted by the spectres of Franco and war.


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