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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 […]


Bill Mitchell’s Alternative Olympic Games Medal Tally – 2012 2016 BRAZIL  http://www.billmitchell.org/sport/medal_tally_2016.html Last computed: August 7, 2012 – 12:39 EAST (End of Day 10) 1st (38) Grenada 28 (3) United Kingdom 40 (16) South Africa 45 (1) China 53 (2) United States . OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Aug 14, 2008 @ 13:13 Official medal rankings “only reflect world […]


“Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.” TED TED Talk – My stroke of insight Filmed Feb 2008 [15,245,401 views to date May 2014] Taylor’s […]


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 […]


BBC News is following a container around world for a year to tell stories of globalisation and the world economy – track the BBC Box on a live updating map as it travels the globe. The Box is heading to Japan via the Cape of Good Hope and Singapore with a cargo of monosodium glutamate. […]


Some feared that firing up the LHC [Large Hadron Collider] would create a black hole and/or doom the Earth The internet needs a way to help people separate rumour from real science, says the creator of the World Wide Web. [heard on BBC world radio this morning – in the news] Talking to BBC News Sir […]


Cartoon by Morten Morland – curtecy Times on line An architect told me that the birds nest stadium is a technical marvel but utterly not green – the power it requires to run would power the whole of Cape Town! Naaaa it can’t be The architects are a couple of Swiss chaps – Herzog & […]


All Photos: Telegraph online Reuters/Afp/Getty/ Very bad form not to show the names of these brilliant photographers! Photo:Getty – BBC Online LINK:: more brilliant pics @ telegraph on line LINK: Getty Images – sport [very slow to upload page as it’s so large]


Photo: The Telegraph – EPA – National Stadium, rehearsal – opening ceremony Architects of stadium: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron from Switzerland Estimated cost of hosting the China Olympics: $44 billion USD – €28.7 billion EUR – ₤22.6 billion GBP – R330.4 billion ZAR A bargain! In a discussion on a BBC World radio […]


Why do you think that the anger and rage levels are souring around us? Maybe they aren’t where you live – do tell where you are! I caught an excellent program on BBC radio yesterday – Health Check – all about anger – and there is a booklet that you can download in a flash […]