Posts Tagged with Politics

Ripples of Hope

This practise podcast is a reading of part of Senator Robert F. Kennedy’s address to students during the Day of Affirmation ceremonies at the University of Capetown in South Africa on June 6th 1966.

Same same, but different

Senator Joseph McCarthy is the recognisable face of a wretched four-year period in the United States that was known as the Second Red Scare. Starting in 1950 with his accusation in a speech that the US … Continue reading

Geography over Time

As someone with a broad range of interests and precious little depth, I have a bookshelf and a concentration span to match. A quick check online reveals that since signing up to Amazon in 2001, … Continue reading

Four Player

One of the more useful frameworks that I refer to in my work is the four-player model, part of the theory of structural dynamics created by David Kantor, an American systems psychologist, whose work was first … Continue reading

Trompe-l’œil

In a second year project at drama school many years ago, I struggled with Jean Genet’s The Balcony*, a play so strange that my fellow drama students and I never actually worked out if it … Continue reading