Ho-ho-hello there! Gregory Pichorowycz, Editor-at-Large, welcomes you to the Canvas Christmas mini-issue.
A Wiltshire Vicar accidentally let slip the biggest secret of Christmas to a group of children – that Santa Claus is not real. He apologised, but Gregory Pichorowycz explores the morality of his actions, and of breaking illusions in general.
Alex Chafey argues the reasons as to why the U.K state should be separate from the Church of England
Sam Morecroft offers an insight into why the conventional relationship between Marxism and religion isn’t all it seems…
In this article James Donnelly looks at the achievements and controversies during the life of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.
Chris Olewicz explores the impact of opera and the role it plays as part of the UK’s arts scene, especially in times of tighter budgets.
Nicole Froio believes that it was John Lennon that inspired hundreds of thousands of people and that Lennon was full of enthusiasm for peace even if they were not all successful.