Published in: Home: FeatureThe Fringe at 75: how long will the Edinburgh festival survive?
The festival is a testament to people power. But we need to talk about commercialisation, equality and the climate
Published in: openJustice: InvestigationThe mother penalty: the women short-changed by a government support scheme (video)
The COVID-19 support scheme for self-employed people discriminated against mothers. We hear one woman's story and...
Published in: openJustice: Feature‘That’s me done’: How the UK government abandoned artists to COVID-19
For many artists, the pandemic has confirmed that the government either doesn’t care about the arts or is actively...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaWhere are you, Arab intellectuals?
A plea for the poetic inspiration and vision needed to counter despair, complacency, repression and extremism.
Published in: TransformationIs passionate work a neoliberal delusion?
The rise of the creative economy encourages self-interest over collective action in the arts, but all is not lost.
Published in: TransformationWise fools for love? Arts activism and social transformation
The arts can inspire and equip people to use their power and creativity to stand against injustice.
Published in: openDemocracyUKDivestment and ending sponsorship - both tools of oil company stigmatisation
The campaign launched in the UK this month to get institutions to divest from fossil fuel companies is an easy...