[Marxism] Mad Russians and the American left

Carl G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Fri Aug 31 07:16:37 MDT 2012


On Aug 31, 2012, at 7:52 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> quoted the following opinion to reject it:

>     "It is an open secret that avant-gardism became popular in the West in 1950-1960s thanks to unprecedented support from the CIA and was used by the United States as a powerful ideological weapon."

It is nevertheless true. See Frances Stonor Saunders, *The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters* (2000).






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