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FREIHEIT oder GLEICHHEIT: FREEDOM or EQUALITY?

While studying in Berlin, the theme of socialism vs. the American system of a free market economy has come up in seminars numerous times. While both systems have heir weaknesses and strengths for various economic and social reasons, historian Uwe Hillmer brought up an interesting point that this argument boils down to the question of which “heit” is more important for a better life: Freiheit oder Gleichheit or Freedom vs. Equality and uniformity.

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