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dc.contributor.advisorTraister, Barbara Howard
dc.contributor.authorDeans, Emmett
dc.description80 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractWork should be creative and fulfilling. One should work in order to create, not in order to live. Men should do work they like to do, but also be able to sustain themselves and their families comfortably. In other words, a poet should not be a dishwasher, a painter should not be a construction laborer, an architect should not be a waiter nor a musician a trash collector. Men who work at jobs they don't like or jobs where they can't create become frustrated and stifled. They become lousy at their jobs and any creative spark in them is squelched. Creativity is suppressed. Painters and musicians are starving because they work to create, not just to survive. My senior independent project kills two birds with one stone--it is my work and it is creative in a sense. I wrote for the Liberation News Service. I am a free lance columnist for this agency which services radical and underground newspapers throughout the country. The Guardian, the Black Panther paper, the Berkeley Tribe, and the Patriot in Kalamazoo are just a few of their clients. I chose the LNS because I had a lot of stuff to say and wanted to be able to say it freely. When I write, it is with no holds barred. I pull no punches with anyone. If I want to use profanity, I do. If I lash out against the government, I do that, too. Only by working free lance with the Liberation News Service could I write the way I must, without fear of being fired from my job and/or having my work censored. Working for "establishment" newspapers would have probably given me the necessary journalistic tools I will need to run a paper. But I feel that I can write, and when shit comes to shit, isn't that what journalism is made of?en_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Philosophy Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Philosophy.;
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dc.titleE.D. Speaks: Opinions and Review Written for the Liberation News Serviceen_US

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