Archive for the ‘UPDATE’ Category

“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 […]


LATEST information on the South African xenophobia refugee status of affairs – articles and URLs to articles on the ongoing dreadful saga. I am entering them as I receive them [via email] I wish there was a website I could give you where you can find all the following info if I find one i […]


“South African civic organisations are demanding an inquiry….” ●UNHCR ‘failed’ S Africa migrantsby Martin Plaut South African civic organisations are demanding an inquiry into the United Nations refugee agency’s response to May’s xenophobic violence. The UNHCR has not fulfilled its mandate to refugees and displaced people under international law – Lawyer Fatima Hassan LINK – […]


Bloody Marvellous! Read the response to UNHCR attack – endorsed by Mike Louw, Cosatu, ALP, TAC, UCT, MSF, PSAM, HST, ARASA, OUT, RHRU, SWEAT, CSPRI, ALN, SCAT, Sonke Gender Justice plus comments at the end of it BIZLINKS’ REQUEST: PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THE FOLLOWING WIDELY! Hi All The press statement released on Friday 19 September by […]


Good news for BAD SCIENCE blogger & Gaurdian columnist, Dr Ben Goldacre, whom exposes all the bad science us unscientific types often fall for – hook line and sinker. [South African] vitamin pill magnate Matthias Rath has pulled out of his gruelling legal case against me and the Guardian. He bought full page adverts denouncing […]


[U can click image 2C larger] Zapiro – More @ Mail & Guardian Online [www.mg.co.za] . LINK – For more Zapiro posts


Zapiro – Courtesy Mail & Guardian Online [www.mg.co.za] . ” T h e G r e a t F i r e w a l l of C h i n a ! “ humanrights.org – page can not be displayed tibet.com – page can not be displayed amnistyinternational.org – page can not be displayed […]


Zhang directed the film – House of Flying Daggers If you haven’t seen it – it’s visually stunning – loads of slow mow & graphic gems I wanted to find a list of the creative team of the opening show – I’ve run out of steam – they are stupendously underwhelmingly visible! LINK – Olympic official website […]


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 […]


Freedom of speech – Isn’t that part of their bill of rights? Click on images to see book titles – many are childrens books! Image + Explanation by Eric Wirick – DML East Branch @ flickr AND when you hold yr curser over the image you can see what the titles of the books are […]