What we’re reading, 1 September 2013

Welcome to September! I hear it’s meant to be spring, or something, but the Cape Winter has suddenly become pretty bitter. So much for all that… More time to stay indoors, cuddled up under a blanket, trawling through the internet! Enjoy this week’s reading list:

– Sophia Wallace wants you to know the truth about the clitoris:

– Some sobering realities from Stats SA. Looks like South African women can’t have it all either: http://mg.co.za/article/2013-08-28-men-socialise-while-women-work

– On dreams deferred: http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2013-08-26-fifty-years-after-the-march-on-washington-a-dream-remains-a-dream/#.UiIP5mR5hXc

– A nuanced take on the Syria insanity: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/08/29/wounded_giant_united_states_syria

– Speaking of insanity, here’s what a world on fire looks like: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/08/22/mapped_what_every_protest_in_the_last_34_years_looks_like

– And after all that cheeriness, something light for those of us who loved and will really miss Bunheads:

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