Daily Archives: September 5, 2013

Ayana V Jackson, Saartjie Baartman and the gaze on black bodies

For her exhibition "Archival Impulses & Poverty Pornography", Ayana V Jackson turns to the archives to touch on the representation of black bodies.

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Obama’s Syria plan hinges on lawmakers

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Kerry not losing sleep after Putin calls him a liar

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Hunter sparked massive Yosemite fire

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Lawmaker wants children taken away from gay parents

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Romania plans referendum on killing stray dogs

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German cops take 40 children from sect

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Taliban shoot dead Indian author – police

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Oman's government sues paper over gay story

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August Angst

– Investors obsessed over surging US bond yields and the rout in emerging markets currencies
– The NZD/USD underperformed as the USD found its feet and the new LVR limits knocked back rate hike expectations
– NZ economic indicators suggested NZ GDP growth may soon breeze through 4% read more

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Emerging markets are out of favour, and so is SA

Global investors are turning away from emerging markets, SA.

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Malema’s political party “EFF” got registered

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NATIONAL: (By Faisal Muhammad)–  Julius Malema, branded as politically extremist, has got registered Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) as a political party to contest coming elections. read more

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DealBook: A New Divestment Focus: Fossil Fuels

Concern over global warming has spurred students to dust off investment choice as a weapon in their campaign. But whether it will be as effective this time is another matter. read more

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In Another Pat for the Gut, Fecal Bacteria From Thin Humans Can Slim Mice Down

Mice exposed to gut bacteria of overweight humans became overweight, while those exposed to the microbiomes of thin humans lose weight, a new study found. read more

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