To promote grass-roots culture, then, he wants decision making to be deconcentrated. “The government will still finance the arts, but we don’t need a minister defining culture,” he said. “We need thousands of people defining culture. Power should flow bottom-up, not top-down. That’s the debate I want to provoke in the new year.”
He seemed to be looking forward to a fight. “That’s why my book is about France,” he said, “while being about America.”
Right on good post thanks for the link.
This is what i've been waiting years to hear from europeans. To not be so judging and make the mistakes we did during the cold war and making Russia a pariah.
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