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An Artist’s Guide to the Democratic Primaries

by Michael Anthony Farley on April 8, 2016
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In this increasingly heated primary contest, two of the issues that impact our readers most haven’t exactly been hot-button topics. Candidates rarely discuss funding for the arts or affordable housing in the nation’s rapidly-gentrifying cities.

New Yorkers head to the polls Tuesday, April 19th, and the art school meccas of Providence, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New Haven will be casting their ballots one week later, on April 27th. The Democratic race for New York has been especially tense, with the April 14th debate at Brooklyn Navy Yard looming on the horizon. How in touch are the candidates with issues pertinent to our readers? For starters, neither one knows how to ride the subway. But both have been staunch advocates for the arts and make claims that they’ll tackle the nation’s affordable housing crisis. I’ve done some digging on how their records on those issues stack up.

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The Fiscal Cliff Frenzy Reaches Non-Profits

by Corinna Kirsch on November 29, 2012
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Darn that looming “fiscal cliff”. We’re all worried about what will happen if a number of a laws, which, if unchanged, could result in tax increases and spending cuts that will affect our economy in 2013. Even non-profits have started stressing about how Congress’ upcoming actions to prevent “the most tedious conversation topic ever” might hit close to home.

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