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Mirror Poem Reflection on Political and Social Spin

Reflection 49 of 121 in 242 Mirror Poems and Reflections reflected Distraction in Spin Action, which was posted on fmpoetry.wordpress.com in July 2011. The reflection is an explanation and update on the poem, so I include both below. 277 more words

242 Mirror Poems

Adam Curtis

This blog entry has been a long time coming……

Following Jonathan’s recommendation, i watched the four part documentary series ‘Century of the Self’ by Adam Curtis. 137 more words


Article // Tears for fears: getting emotional about politics

After that election, I’m emotionally exhausted. If Labour had a bedroom, you’d find mascara tear smudges on not just the pillow, but the carpet as well. 1,206 more words


What went wrong in Afghanistan

Adam Curtis is a documentary filmmaker for the BBC who makes connections that other people don’t see.

In his new documentary, Bitter Lake, he shows how Afghanistan has been a focal point of a three-way struggle among Anglo-American capitalism, Soviet Communism and… 111 more words

War And Peace

Bitter Lake (2015)

BBC documentary film by filmmaker Adam Curtis

Politicians used to have the confidence to tell us stories that made sense of the chaos of world events. 212 more words

Videos & Documentaries

Storytelling and the General Election

I started writing something about storytelling and politics.  And then I couldn’t stop.  It jumps from Ira Glass to Jerome Bruner to Adam Curtis to Hannah Arendt.   14 more words

Adam Curtis