The Interpreters: Should artists ever work for free?

The Interpreters' Ben Heywood
Ben Heywood, a co-host of MPR News' The Interpreters podcast, is executive director of the Soap Factory in Minneapolis.
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This time, the Interpreters begin with a question that makes some artists erupt in anger: Should artists ever work, or give away their work, for free?

And, baseball hat wearers (and cavernous car drivers for that matter) beware! Ben blames you in part for the coming death of western civilization this century.

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