Tag Archives: Government

In Grateful Memoriam

 “In any civilised community the arts and associated amenities must occupy a central place.  Their enjoyment should not be seen as remote from everyday life.  Of all the objectives of my government, none had a higher priority than the encouragement … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Pretend Everything is OK

There used to be a lot of respect for open debate, speaking your mind, holding opinions, debating them and having a point of view.  It was never more important than in the arts, where artists were often social commentators and … Continue reading

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If You Have A Dream, Super-Size It

A couple of articles recently posted by one of my dearest friends on Facebook, who I have known since childhood, got me thinking. The first article was about having a positive vision.  It showed that people that have a big … Continue reading

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Complementary Currencies Prevent Artist Starvation

Watch this important video from the 2009 TEDx Berlin conference by Bernard Lietaer, author of “The Future of Money”, a book I commend to you highly.  Bernard was involved in the design of the hard ECU in the European Union … Continue reading

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