Socialism for thee not for meSeptember 11, 2015 Tim WorstallPolitics6 CommentsAlthough Brecht had lived in East Germany , he retained an Austrian passport and a Swiss bank account. previousAnd the award for the finest Apple Launch coverage goes to …..nextGlorious socialist freedom! 6 thoughts on “Socialism for thee not for me” Bloke in North Dorset September 11, 2015 at 6:42 am File under dog bites man. Alex September 11, 2015 at 7:43 am That’s why they are called “royalties”. Bloke in Germany in Philly September 11, 2015 at 9:50 am Great theatre though – make sure to catch some before you leave. AndrewWS September 11, 2015 at 9:52 am Given that he was born a German, I wonder how he came by the Austrian passport. Did he go into exile there before Hitler marched in, or to Switzerland? Bloke no Longer in Austria September 11, 2015 at 1:17 pm Fora a long time a running joke in Austria was that the Communist party KPOe had made so much money out of the sale of East German industry to the Treuhand, that they actually gave up politics and retired. I wonder if Bert was a stakeholder too ? Dennis the Peasant September 11, 2015 at 9:35 pm Paul Johnson’s ‘Intellectuals’ has a glorious chapter on Brecht. A world-class shit, he was. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.