Thursday, 29 March 2012

National Liberation and Culture

by Amilcar Cabral, 1970 (Reprinted in the Journal of Pan-African Studies)

When Goebbels, the brain behind Nazi propaganda, heard culture being discussed, he brought out his revolver. That shows that the Nazis, who were and are the most tragic expression of imperialism and of its thirst for domination--even if they were all degenerates like Hitler, had a clear idea of the value of culture as a factor of resistance to foreign domination.

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