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February 9, 2011 § Leave a comment
Bread, Roses, and the Republican Anti-Art Agenda, from Artinfo.com on February 2, 2011
“Get ready for government arts funding to play its customary starring role in the national conversation: as a pretext for conservatives to go on a vicious campaign to slash other needed government programs.
Given the political conjuncture in D.C., it came as little surprise that the Republican Study Committee’s deficit cutting plan — already setting the tone of the debate in the budget-battles to come — released in late January proposes completely eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities (budgeted at $167.5 million each) as part of a broader offensive against government.”
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