Archive for the ‘ACTIVISM’ Category

The following was removed from my facebook page : censorship & ignorance. “Nakedness is not a lack of dignity. It is resistence against those who would strip you of your dignity. Women’s breasts are a powerful semiotic of resistance. The most vulnerable part of our bodies, the source of nurturing to humanity – including men […]


8/10 podcast BBC Thinking Allowed : Eviction/s (starts @11.45mins) Its mostly women & children. NO one is up in arms! Why? #gentrification UK USA & #capetown #ApartheidDesignedCitiesMustFall #ApartheidDesignMustFall #patriarchyMustFall #decolonise LINK podcast http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb If the link doesn’t work use HOLA to access the site http://hola.org/ and use UK based connection. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb photo by Odette Herbert […]


How to disrupt white power & white privilege & white arrogance? This is our task as white people. It doesn’t mean being apologetic about being white. We are who we are. Facing who we are and facing it with humility forcing ourselves and other people to recognise the REALITY of the conditions in which we […]


Splendid Georgian warehouse. Stairs to the African Arts Institute office. The spare part for the antique lift, R50? thousand! Keeps everyone fit! Photography by Odette Herbert Big long spaces with exhibition lighting. And unfamiliar holes in the ceiling Heavy duty metal fire? doors & barred tiny windows, run along the adjacent building, that long ago […]


Xenophobia Monitors / Architects & Builders / Environmental practitioners / Communication Officer / Web Content manager / Editor / Bookkeeper / Fundraiser / Coordinators Human Rights Education Centre, constituted as a group of women that have supported each other through personal, community and institutional journeys. Currently the HREC coordinates activities and mobilises resources with a […]


Zapiro says his cartoons of Jacob Zuma are all based on quotes that are ” out- landish, chauvinistic and ignorant things about aids, women and the rule of law……” uttered by Zuma. [/source] Even though this particular cartoon is so shocking to look at – whether we agree with it or not – is the […]


The world map shows who and how many Votes have been cast so far – Europe 8,000 – N. America 4000! When will the US wake up! Considering the US is the No. 1 emitter per capita, of green house gases its not surprising that it reflects in their complacency to Vote! Come on US […]


As usual its up to the people to demand action! Take a look at the 350 campaign’s amazing photos from groups events showing their solidarity on the 350 [carbon level] environmental action day – 24th October – to wake up those dozy world leaders, meeting shortly in Copenhagen [Denmark] to discuss the climate crisis. (181 […]


TAKE Action for the survival of sharks, tuna, whales & many other threatened and endangered species..[not to mention what’s happening to coral reefs [food/protection for the bottom of the food chain ocean living things] and as for plankton, the absolute start of the food chain – teetering at deaths door…cose of rising temperatures of oceans/seas […]


UN Body To Probe [their] Staff In Sout Africa The Geneva head office of the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has launched an inquiry into complaints made against its local staff. A three-member panel will fly to South Africa to conduct the inquiry, the UNHCR’s Antonio Guterres said yesterday. In the wake of […]