Sunday, November 4, 2012
Which Candidate Is Better for the Arts (and Why that Matters)?
This seemingly endless presidential campaign of 2012 will mercifully come to an end on Tuesday (we hope). People will vote depending on a wide range of economic, social, and ideological issues, but one often overlooked, but important, issue is the arts—specifically, which candidate is better for the arts. For many, the arts are one of those frills government can’t afford in a tough economy. However, if you look more closely at the role of arts in our economy, our society, and our educational system (the heart of America’s ideology), how each candidate supports the arts will send our culture and, therefore, our country heading into a vastly different direction. Please come over to Picture This at Big Think to read more of "Which Candidate Is Better for the Arts (and Whythat Matters)?"