Schiller’s Ghost Seer, Intelligence Methods and a Global Citizenry

A Study of Schiller’s The Ghost Seer By Cynthia Chung The Ghost Seer first appeared in several instalments in Schiller’s publication journal Thalia from 1787 to 1789, and was later published as a three-volume book. It was one of the most popular works of Schiller’s during his lifetime. People were attracted by the subject of…

Germany’s Stockholm Syndrome and the Firing of Valery Gergiev

By Cynthia Chung “No, there is a limit to the tyrant’s power! When the oppressed man finds no justice, When the burden grows unbearable, he appeals with fearless heart to heaven, and thence brings down his everlasting rights, which there abide, inalienably his, and indestructible as stars themselves. The primal state of nature reappears, wherein man…

Schiller vs. the Congress For Cultural Freedom

By Irene Eckert No, there is a limit to the tyrant’s power! When the oppressed man finds no justice,When the burden grows unbearable, he appealsWith fearless heart to Heaven,And thence brings down his everlasting rights,Which there abide, inalienably his,And indestructible as stars themselves. -Friedrich Schiller,  Rutli Oath, Wilhelm Tell With the global call for FREEDOM as…

No More Brainwashing Into Fascism and War!

By Irene Eckert “It would be difficult to overestimate the extent to which liberty and democracy in the United States are currently endangered …” Albert E. Kahn, Treason in Congress, April 1948 “…  mankind is threatened with wars, compared with which the past  ones look like poor attempts and they will come without a doubt if  the hands…

Mary Stuart and the Geopolitical Realities of 19th Century England

In this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Nicholas Jones explores the universal method of analysis and transformative artistic composition of the great poet of freedom Friedrich Schiller. Nicholas begins by setting the stage of the period in time in which Schiller himself lived and worked. This was a late 18th century Europe clamoring for liberty from…

The Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe

By Cynthia Chung This is Part 2 to a three-part series “Iran’s Century and a Half Fight for Sovereignty”. Part 1 is a historical overview of Iran’s long struggle with Britain’s control over Iranian oil and the SIS-CIA overthrow of Iran’s Nationalist leader Mosaddegh in 1953. Here we will resume our story… An Introduction to…

WHY Russia Saved the United States

By Cynthia Chung “Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion. This is the weak point of our defences, and the part to which the enemies of the system will direct all their attacks. Opinion can be…

The Cold War as an Aberration of History [A Symposium in 5 Acts]

Between November 28 and December 26, the Rising Tide Foundation is hosting a symposium of 5 lectures featuring different stories from the Cold War. Each story zeroes in on the artificial causes of this dark period in world history that never should have happened and how great men and women who understood how to break…