The Tories’ War on Canada’s Arts

Practically as soon as they assumed power in February of 2006, the Tories began slashing funding for the Arts. The previous definitions tenuously linking neoliberalism with fascism bring to mind the infamous quote by Hermann Göring, the highest-ranking officer under Hitler in Nazi Germany, “Whenever I hear the word culture, the first thing I will do is reach for my gun.” The figurative gun wielded by the Tories is aimed directly at the Arts and at Artists in Canada.

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The War on the Arts

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