Joseph Wresinski (1917-1988)

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* A triple refusal
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* Why Choose Poverty?
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* Poverty and means of communication.
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* An Advent Meditation
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* Universal Prayer
About the Children.
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Tomorrow Will Be different ( extracts)
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* The Whole Family Was Afraid
* They Treat Parents Like Children
* Violet
* When Children Smile
* Who Will Roll Away The Stone
* You Know, Mom, I Really Love You!
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* Study session 13 and 14 Septembre 2013
Wresinski Colloquium at Sciences Po, Paris (F) 2008
An International Endeavor
* An International Endeavor
* People’s Initiatives in Bangladesh
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* Creaming the poor


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Defeating Extreme Poverty

A lecture at the Sorbonne, June 1, 1983, by Father Joseph Wresinski.

Defeating Extreme Poverty
(Echec à la misère)

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