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Dear Labour

Dear Labour I used to love you.  I’d like us to get back together, but you’ll have to change.  It’s not me it’s you. Once, long ago, that time before, when you weren’t in power, I loved you then.  Not … Continue reading

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Things I’d like to see (part 1): Real diversity in the arts

I’ve been thinking a lot, a lot, a lot about this.  And, you know me, talking about it quite a bit. The thing about diversity is – it’s quite diverse and there are going to be certain barriers that are … Continue reading

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Challenges for the Arts – response to Maria Miller (et al)

Maria Miller has made her speech and many have responded, mostly we are rehearsing the old arguments, couched in terms that Government can understand.  I am going on Monday to a meeting of the movement ‘What Next’ which seeks to … Continue reading

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Is Culture the Way Out of the Capitalist Cul-de-sac?

I was going to say the ‘consumerist cul-de-sac’ but then realised that there is no way out from consumerism.  We must do it to survive; we must have food to eat, clothes to protect ourselves from the elements and fuel … Continue reading

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