Here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time to post about.

This image is called Autumn berries. It shows ripe and ripening blackberries against a background of green leaves and was found at Need A Haircut's Flickr photostream. It is used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic license.Here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time to post about.

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This week’s closing video is ‘Tisnant an Chatma (The suffering of my sisters)’ by Tamikrest from the album Chatma:

Image attribution and description: The image at the head of this post is called Autumn berries. It shows ripe and ripening blackberries against a background of green leaves and was found at Need A Haircut’s Flickr photostream. It is used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic license.