Schiller and the Congress For Cultural Freedom (CCF) by Irene Eckert

“Only through the morning-gate of the Beautiful do you make your way into the land of cognition” Schiller „The Artists“, 1789. Friedrich Schiller, the German freedom poet of the classical period calls for the freedom of thought in his ‚Don Carlos‘  but what does the „ Congress for Cultural Freedom“ (CCF) call for? The admitted …

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Paul Robeson and the Battle for the Soul of America by Matthew Ehret

Dec 14 “Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands. The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice” Paul Robeson, 1937 Paul Robeson is a man who defies categorization. Although famous for his baritone voice and acting, Robeson was …

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Paul Robeson and the Battle for Soul of America Matthew Ehret

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“Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands. The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice”  Paul Robeson, 1937   Matthew Ehret November 16, 2019 America today stands at a crossroads. Where an entrenched oligarchy strives desperately to keep …

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