April 14, 2015

Günter Grass: Our democracies are collapsing

Title: Günter Grass: Our democracies are collapsing. Source: Louisiana Channel. Date Published: December 10, 2013. Description:
Günter Grass against surveillance in the digital age. Hear the German Nobel Prize winning author, who has signed the international declaration "A Stand for Democracy in the Digital age" on why it is necessary to fight for liberal rights.

When security is put before liberty, basic democratic rights decay. It is the duty of artists to defend our hard won democratic rights. A word of warning from Günter Grass, one of Germany's most important intellectuals.