Monday, October 23, 2017
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SSI Conference 2017

https://mssat.nz/ssi-conference/ The third conference of the South-South Institute (SSI 2017) will continue to address ‘the long shadow’, and build bridges by exploring our understanding of how past events have shaped contemporary discourse and social policy. SSI 2017 will advance the conversation about the impact of colonialisation on sexual violence and exploitation and

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#Stress #Harder #Recognise #Danger

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brain-waves/201710/stress-makes-it-harder-recognize-danger Stress comes in different forms—pain, hunger, fear, psychological upset. When we’re under stress, it’s often assumed that we are on heightened alert. If something hurts us, we imagine that an internal security system clicks on, scanning for other signs of danger. But a new study led by New York University

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#Carrie #Fisher #Retribution #Cow #Tongue #Sexual #Abuser

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/341859/carrie-fisher-s-cow-tongue-box-for-sleazy-producer Screenwriter Heather Ross claimed the act of retribution happened two weeks after a "high-profile, Oscar-winning" producer forced himself on her in 2000. Ross said she met him online in an AOL chat room, and felt safe to meet up in person to discuss a project because she was "overweight" and had

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#Women #less #vulnerable #corruption #men

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/10/17/why-do-so-many-powerful-men-behave-like-harvey-weinstein-this-psychologist-has-some-theories/?utm_term=.5cc573ad21c7 Keltner said he used to believe that women in power would abuse that power as much as men. But new data has emerged showing that such women are less vulnerable to corruption than men, he said. In addition, men are more likely than women to engage in sexual aggression. “It may

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#No #time #for #politeness #challenging #abuse

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/life/family/when-faced-with-abuse-of-power-forgo-politesse/article_bae26d4d-02b8-5bb5-bfc0-818964f6f056.html The news out of Hollywood last week about producer Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged sexual harassment and assault downright disgusts. The dozens of women who bravely came forward shared similar stories of feeling pressured by the powerful executive, the gatekeeper to their budding careers, to join him in his hotel

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#Reputations #hard #earned #quickly #spent

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/23/trumps-irrational-hatred-of-the-iran-deal A nation’s credibility is the type of asset that is easy to overlook, until an emergency makes it precious. During the Cuban missile crisis, in 1962, President John F. Kennedy dispatched former Secretary of State Dean Acheson to Paris to inform President Charles de Gaulle that the Administration had decided

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