economics

This is Serious

This is Serious

"The story of how Cowell came to love ‘Jedward’ is the story of how capital, given enough time, consumes even that which appears to be inconsumable." Despite its cheapness, music is the winner in The X Factor, argues Stephen Graha

Published on 1 April 2010

Stephen Graham is an editor at www.musicalcriticism.com and blogs at www.robotsdancingalone.wordpress.com

Surrendering without a Struggle: the Loss of the Public Space in the era of Globalisation

Surrendering without a Struggle: the Loss of the Public Space in the era of Globalisation

Those interested in our cultural space must abandon the fashionably apolitical, argued former Labour TD and Minister for the Arts and now President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, writing in 2001.

Published on 1 January 2001