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The Politics of Deceit in Hamlet

The National Theatre Live in Owen Sound The secret service walked back and forth talking into their sleeves, never speaking to anyone and never spoken to; never in the way, but never out of it either. Unobtrusive but omnipresent, they … Continue reading

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Cutting off your nose to spite your face

Why the Tories’ assault on the arts makes bad economic sense. Imagine for a moment that you are the Prime Minister of Canada. The economy is tanking, jobs are going south (literally), and you’re in the middle of an election … Continue reading

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