Valuing the arts: in anticipation of the Spending Review…

Here we go again. The value of the arts is being debated, contested, eroded and derided. As we head towards Osborne’s spending review next week departments are being told to wind their necks in, batten down the hatches and look for savings of 8%, on top of the heavy, far-reaching cuts of the previous spending […]

More than 240, 000 Gather for Protests in Brazil

Large-scale protests are underway everywhere in Brazil. Major peaceful demonstrations in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília, Belo Horizonte and many other capitals that will host World Cup games gathered over 240,000 people last Monday night, expressing people’s frustration over a range of issues, from the poor quality of public services to the lavish new […]