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Five Facts About Professional Artists That Aren’t Exactly True

by Corinna Kirsch on July 3, 2013
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Artists make up a mere 1.4% of the labor force. California is an artist’s haven. One in ten artists in D.C. makes more than $125,000 a year. These statements come straight out of The Washington Post’s recent essay, “Five facts about professional artists”. Taken on face value, they paint a desperate, unforgiving portrait of the artist’s uphill plight: jobs are scarce, the pay is paltry, and women aren’t making out too well.

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The Fiscal Cliff Frenzy Reaches Non-Profits

by Corinna Kirsch on November 29, 2012
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Darn that looming “fiscal cliff”. We’re all worried about what will happen if a number of a laws, which, if unchanged, could result in tax increases and spending cuts that will affect our economy in 2013. Even non-profits have started stressing about how Congress’ upcoming actions to prevent “the most tedious conversation topic ever” might hit close to home.

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