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A Middle-Class Rip-Off: How The Middle Classes are Using Subsidies to Bogart Art

A Middle-Class Rip-Off: How The Middle Classes are Using Subsidies to Bogart Art

Richard Marshall August 29, 2017 0

  ‘Bernard, a subsidy is for art, for culture. It is not to be given to what the people want! It is for what the people don’t want but ought to have!’ So said the fictionalized Sir

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Walter Benjamin – an unlikely source of inspiration for libertarians

Walter Benjamin – an unlikely source of inspiration for libertarians

Daniel Pryor May 6, 2014 0

Daniel Pryor discusses the ways in which libertarians can learn from reading Walter Benjamin. “If the natural utilization of productive forces is impeded by the state, the increase in technical devices, in speed, and

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What can Macklemore teach libertarians?

What can Macklemore teach libertarians?

Daniel Pryor June 4, 2013 2

It takes a special type of person to enjoy canvassing, leafleting and telling on election nights. I’ve done them all myself, and consequently can be placed firmly in said category of ‘special’. But such

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Should the study of politics be considered an art or a science?

Backbencher April 5, 2013 0

Sami Steinbock, on whether studying politics is an art or a science. We often distinguish between the ‘art’ of learning and the ‘science’ of doing. There is debate under which category that of studying politics

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‘Tim Walker: Storyteller’ is a London fashion fairytale

‘Tim Walker: Storyteller’ is a London fashion fairytale

Backbencher October 26, 2012 0

There’s something universally appealing about the eccentric and highly stylised photographs of London-based photographer Tim Walker. A favourite of Vogue for over a decade, Walker’s photographs don’t just document fashion trends – they help

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Meet The Four Turner Prize Hopefuls For 2012

Meet The Four Turner Prize Hopefuls For 2012

Lauren O'Callaghan October 12, 2012 0

The Turner Prize is one of the most controversial contemporary art competitions around and has caused more than one disbelieving gasp from the public in recent years (everyone remember the year an unmade bed

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