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Op-ed column: Arts are the province of elites, should not receive public funding

Sunday, August 12, 2012
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Our state government recently decided, despite a failing economy, to increase arts funding by an extra $4.5 million dollars, raising total state funding of the arts in New York to $35.6 million. As someone who frequently peruses art and literature, I think this is a disastrous move....

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