Politics

Beyond the Model Worker: Surveying a Creative Precariat

Role model subjects of contemporary capitalism?

Cut throat competition, ‘corporate-speak’ and dark ironies: two new five-year arts plans

Where is the rationale here for building a strong and healthy arts sector?

Big data analysis reveals staggering extent of gender inequality in creative industries

The on-screen gender mix hasn’t changed meaningfully since the end of World War II

Maintaining Urban Complexities

Seeking Revitalization without Gentrification of an Industrial Riverfront in Gothenburg, Sweden

Opera is stuck in a racist, sexist past, while many in the audience have moved on

Companies need to find a way forward that doesn’t alienate either traditionalists or the younger, more socially-minded generation

How artistic expression is being stifled in East Africa

Governments in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are attempting to muzzle the voices of everyone in the expressive space

Hobart’s poorer suburbs are missing out on the ‘MONA effect’

Without shopping in Glenorchy or visiting other parts of the municipality, almost no benefits are passed on to this area

Silicon Valley, from ‘heart’s delight’ to toxic wasteland

The backlash against its distinctive culture and unscrupulous corporations hints at an imminent twist in its fate

TV’s first interracial kiss launched a lifelong career in activism

Casting Nichelle Nichols as Lieutenant Uhura created possibilities for more creative and socially relevant “Star Trek” storylines