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  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    But here too it should be noted that the President's approach was to first ask the repressive and brutal Taliban to surrender Osama bin Laden to us, and only after that government refused to do that did we invade.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
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    Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.
  • Ben Whishaw
    Ben Whishaw
    English actor 1980-
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    Even today, England is a very repressed, repressive country, and there's pressure to be kind of a certain way, so people do things that ultimately make them sad.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Grave security concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organized crime, repressive governance and other developments no state can control alone. Arms can't address such concerns.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    In insisting, for political purposes, on a sharp division between gay and straight, gay activism, like much of feminism, has become as rigid and repressive as the old order it sought to replace.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    The more there are riots, the more repressive actin will take place, and the more we face the danger of a right-wing takeover and eventually a fascist society.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
    Noam Chomsky
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    The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
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