Art, Revolution and Ownership

The labyrinthine implications of copyright have never seemed so important to get sorted out, not least at my university. Allegations of injustice are flying back and forth. Accounting for the divergent interests is a dizzying task, one likely to require (in David Kernohan’s words) “a wholesale reorganisation of our cultural concepts”. A welcome step forward […]

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The game over, we were coming to grips with a disappointing ending to what had been a marvellous season for fans of Vancouver Canucks hockey. Consoling beverages were fixed, arguments on who had failed to perform (in this series, pretty much every Canuck, alas) were waged… and a few uncomfortable jokes about a reprise of […]

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