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Solidarity

In Catholic social justice theory, the idea that all persons have a right and obligation to work with each other in order to achieve the common good. That is, solidarity states that humans are not atomistic and therefore economies should not be structured in such as a way that prioritizes profits or anything else over human good. This concept has been used to criticize unregulated capitalism and the free market more generally. See also: Subsidiarity.
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Une autre organisation, Le Secours Catholique venait de repondre a l'appel polonais a une aide materielle (nourriture, medicaments, vetements), un appel desesprere fait en juin 1981 par le Fond Social du Solidarnosc, dont les membres etaient des Polonais celebres tels Lech Walesa, Andrzej Wajda, Bronislaw Geremek, Marek Edelman.
On November 14-15, 1997, in the city of Gdansk, the Women's Committee of the NSZZ Solidarnosc hosted numerous women trade union representatives from the region, sponsored by LO from Sweden and FGTB from Belgium.
As Moscow gradually withdrew its protecting hand, Solidarnosc was grudgingly accepted as a negotiating partner.
Moscow accepted the existence of the Solidarnosc independent trade union on the condition it "accepted the leading role of the communist party and if it exclusively acted within the socialist institutions.
Former President Walesa, founder of the Solidarnosc trade union movement in Poland, initiated the statement.
The dialectic that gives its name to his famous collection of essays, Solidarnosc i samotnosc (1986; Eng.
Solidarnosc, which was launched last December, is available only to bars and clubs and Solid XS, a very exclusive brand available to the top bars around the world, was launched last month.
51 magnum of vodka, Solidarnosc, and a new non-dairy coffee liqueur, Walders, which is designed to take on Bailey's.
A womanizing cardinal's weaknesses are forgotten when he contributes half a million dollars to Solidarnosc, the Polish freedom movement.
Today, Bahr is deeply involved in the controversy over East German civil rights campaigners who claim that his negotiations were conducted exclusively with the eastern European nomenclature, and therefore failed to encourage citizens rights movements similar to Charter 77 or Solidarnosc.
The 1987 challenge, filed by Western worker delegates, charged that the Polish government had neither consulted Solidarnosc nor included any of its members in the Polish worker delegation, in violation of the ILO Constitution.
In Central & Eastern Europe, GE Money has been present since the acquisition of Solidarnosc Chase DT Bank in 1995, and currently has existing banking and consumer finance operations in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Slokavia and Turkey.