Independence in the Arts – a blueprint for a prosperous future

Independence in the Arts – a blueprint for a thriving future Scotland’s position as a leading international festival destination, and producer of some of the finest literature, music, performance, and new media practice, requires a world-leading strategy to capitalise on this potential.  We need to create pathways which enable the exchange of ideas, provoke critical…

I Am Everyday Sexism (Part One) #iameverydaysexism

#IAMEVERYDAYSEXISM  –  Part One I have a confession to make – I am a misogynist.  I am also a feminist. I have from childhood, internalised the values that tell me that everything men are and do is important and everything women do is fluff.   It took me a long time to realise that I…

A thought provoking blog about why ‘sustainability’ can be harmful

By deepgreenrestistancenewyork When we frame the sustainability debate around the premise that individual lifestyle choices are the solution, then the enemy becomes other individuals who make different lifestyle choices, and those who don’t have the privilege of choice.  Meanwhile the true enemy — the oppressive structures of civilization — are free to continue their destructive…