Hannah Pool

Hannah Pool is a freelance journalist and author of My Father’s Daughter, her memoir about identity and the effects of adoption.
Who Do We Think We Are?
Journalists Gary Younge and Jeffrey Kaye wrestled with “identity” in this thought-provoking session. Younge assessed that identity politics may be a great place to start an idea of self and community but a terrible place to conclude. Kaye examined what he terms ‘coyote capitalism’, a strategy which defines people, like other natural resources, as supplies to be shifted around to meet demand. Both writers offered a provocative critique of the way society works and...