Christopher Shea

Christopher Shea is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C.

Recent Articles

Among the Philistines

The Pew Charitable Trusts, a Philadelphia-based foundation, strode into the middle of the culture wars last summer and got mugged. Pew proposed spending some $50 million over the next five years in an effort to answer what seems, at first blush, like a reasonable question: Is the United States doing all it should to foster the arts?