Mary Adams

Care Is An Act of Rebellion

The evening shadows are deepening. A stillness envelops the room as I close the zoom screen. I have been talking with a close friend whose home is in Israel. Epicentre of one of the worst crises in modern times. A crisis that challenges our very humanity as it reveals the fragility of the global order. A crisis that’s happening on

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From Growth Agnosticism to Prosperity for All

3rd Space: Welcome Vivek. We have spoken in depth about the revolutionary work you and cBalance are doing within two major climate-impacting industries. Now we would like to explore the level of awareness in India regarding the climate crisis. For example, amongst farmers the impact of global warming is evident. But what about those living in cities? Vivek: Anything anyone

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Vivek Gilani on Systems Change – Closing the Gap between Vision & Implementation

In a world where inspired theories often founder on the rocks of the ruthless reality of market logic. Or are subsumed by powerful corporations that simply hijack innovation for their own ends, Vivek’s company, cBalance, is a radical departure from the status quo. Armed with entrepreneurial savvy, an intuitive grasp of market psychology, and a rare willingness to learn along

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The Colonising Mind and the Polycrisis – An Interview with Sashikala Ananth & Raghu Ananthanarayanan

The Birth of Two Revolutionary Educators 3rd Space: Welcome Sashi and Raghu. Can you briefly introduce yourselves and give some context for your work with young people. Sashi: Raghu and I came from very similar lifestyles and community in Chennai (Madras). We were both exposed to [Indian] traditional culture very early. We learned chanting in Sanskrit, we learned Tamil and

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Radical Experiments in Unlearning

3rd Space: Welcome Manish. At 3rd Space we have had a long love affair with India. Partly because India has a very different civilisational ‘operating system’ to that of the West. As you know, Western modernity’s worldview is rationalistic, mechanistic, and extractive, whereas in India the ways of being and doing are radically different. You began your career in the

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A Rare Perspective from the Gaza War: In Conversation with Yael Treidel

The Only Solution for Real Security 3rd Space: Hello, Yael. Really good to see you. And welcome to 3rd Space. Thank you for speaking with us in the midst of such a devastating crisis. The brutal attack and seizure of hostages by Hamas has catalysed the catastrophic and equally devastating deaths of thousands civilians in Gaza. A humanitarian crisis of

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The Rise and Fall of Russell Brand: An Opportunity for More-Than-Personal Redemption?

A Strange Fusion Like many others, here at 3rd Space we have been aware of the unravelling and retreat of Russell Brand in the face of familiar, but shocking allegations of rape and sexual assault by a male celebrity. Incidents that in this case allegedly occurred between 2003 – 2013. Given Brand’s self-confessed battles with addictions spanning drugs, alcohol, and

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‘Barbie’: Subversive Feminism or Subversive Corporatism?

A Faustian Bargain My granddaughter of 7 years of age is perhaps typical of a many little girls today, raised in a culture permeated by post 60’s feminist consciousness. She wears purple fairy wings, loves all things pink and glittery while simultaneously fearlessly scaling 50 foot trees in the forests of Costa Rica, her home. She is a bright, composite

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How Dare You! Ethics and the Judiciary

Part One UK Climate Trials The UK’s climate trials present a complex matrix against which the personal, political, and spiritual dimensions of British culture are being tested. “Once bitten twice shy”. The judge smiled confidently as he shifted in his seat. A pin drop silence descended in the cavernous courtroom as the implications of these words sank in. This was

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Embodied Intelligence & Paradigm Change: In Conversation with Kirstie Simson

Dance Improvisation – Exploring the Unlimited Potential of the Body 3rd Space: Welcome, Kirstie. Your Improvisation work has always expanded the boundaries of contemporary dance. Could you start by telling us about the origins of your journey? Kirstie: I always had a strong co-ordinated body and was good at sport. But I quickly realised that sports were all about winning.

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Care Is An Act of Rebellion

The evening shadows are deepening. A stillness envelops the room as I close the zoom screen. I have been talking with a close friend whose home is in Israel. Epicentre of one of the worst crises in modern times. A crisis that challenges our very humanity as it reveals the fragility of the global order. A crisis that’s happening on

Read More

From Growth Agnosticism to Prosperity for All

3rd Space: Welcome Vivek. We have spoken in depth about the revolutionary work you and cBalance are doing within two major climate-impacting industries. Now we would like to explore the level of awareness in India regarding the climate crisis. For example, amongst farmers the impact of global warming is evident. But what about those living in cities? Vivek: Anything anyone

Read More

Vivek Gilani on Systems Change – Closing the Gap between Vision & Implementation

In a world where inspired theories often founder on the rocks of the ruthless reality of market logic. Or are subsumed by powerful corporations that simply hijack innovation for their own ends, Vivek’s company, cBalance, is a radical departure from the status quo. Armed with entrepreneurial savvy, an intuitive grasp of market psychology, and a rare willingness to learn along

Read More

The Colonising Mind and the Polycrisis – An Interview with Sashikala Ananth & Raghu Ananthanarayanan

The Birth of Two Revolutionary Educators 3rd Space: Welcome Sashi and Raghu. Can you briefly introduce yourselves and give some context for your work with young people. Sashi: Raghu and I came from very similar lifestyles and community in Chennai (Madras). We were both exposed to [Indian] traditional culture very early. We learned chanting in Sanskrit, we learned Tamil and

Read More

Radical Experiments in Unlearning

3rd Space: Welcome Manish. At 3rd Space we have had a long love affair with India. Partly because India has a very different civilisational ‘operating system’ to that of the West. As you know, Western modernity’s worldview is rationalistic, mechanistic, and extractive, whereas in India the ways of being and doing are radically different. You began your career in the

Read More

A Rare Perspective from the Gaza War: In Conversation with Yael Treidel

The Only Solution for Real Security 3rd Space: Hello, Yael. Really good to see you. And welcome to 3rd Space. Thank you for speaking with us in the midst of such a devastating crisis. The brutal attack and seizure of hostages by Hamas has catalysed the catastrophic and equally devastating deaths of thousands civilians in Gaza. A humanitarian crisis of

Read More

The Rise and Fall of Russell Brand: An Opportunity for More-Than-Personal Redemption?

A Strange Fusion Like many others, here at 3rd Space we have been aware of the unravelling and retreat of Russell Brand in the face of familiar, but shocking allegations of rape and sexual assault by a male celebrity. Incidents that in this case allegedly occurred between 2003 – 2013. Given Brand’s self-confessed battles with addictions spanning drugs, alcohol, and

Read More

‘Barbie’: Subversive Feminism or Subversive Corporatism?

A Faustian Bargain My granddaughter of 7 years of age is perhaps typical of a many little girls today, raised in a culture permeated by post 60’s feminist consciousness. She wears purple fairy wings, loves all things pink and glittery while simultaneously fearlessly scaling 50 foot trees in the forests of Costa Rica, her home. She is a bright, composite

Read More

How Dare You! Ethics and the Judiciary

Part One UK Climate Trials The UK’s climate trials present a complex matrix against which the personal, political, and spiritual dimensions of British culture are being tested. “Once bitten twice shy”. The judge smiled confidently as he shifted in his seat. A pin drop silence descended in the cavernous courtroom as the implications of these words sank in. This was

Read More

Embodied Intelligence & Paradigm Change: In Conversation with Kirstie Simson

Dance Improvisation – Exploring the Unlimited Potential of the Body 3rd Space: Welcome, Kirstie. Your Improvisation work has always expanded the boundaries of contemporary dance. Could you start by telling us about the origins of your journey? Kirstie: I always had a strong co-ordinated body and was good at sport. But I quickly realised that sports were all about winning.

Read More