Bond Movies – Worst To Best

The name’s Bond, Jimmy Bond, and I’m an Irish milkman. It’s not the same when the occupation is something mundane (all respect to providers of dairy products). James Bond is an institution, even if he stretches the realms of credibility and can be regarded as a narcissistic sexist pig. Apparently, women love the type. I […]

Pretty Reckless – Make Me Wanna Die

Pretty Reckless are from New York, New York, so good they named it twice. They formed in 2009. The strong vocals you hear are Taylor Momsen, a voice with attitude. This song featured at the end credits for the bodacious movie, Kick Ass, probably the greatest superhero movie ever made. It’s about as solid a […]

Palestinian Poet Gives Heart To His People

VISIONS OF JUSTICEThree PoemsIntroducing Palestinian WriterSaleem Al Naffar The sound of the Muslim muezzin or call to prayer resonates over the world: a voice dignified, solemn, and as expressive as a lyric from a longing heart. Such are the works of Palestinian poet and novelist Saleem Al Naffar, whose prominence as an author published in […]

Without Fail – Jack Reacher Thriller

Without Fail by Lee Child (2002) Jack Reacher has caught a lift to Atlantic City with a couple of ageing blues performers. Winter is a cold time of year in New Jersey and Reacher ponders the wisdom of leaving California, but he’s taken a shine to the old couple and hangs around to ensure that […]

Fistful Of Dynamite – Duck You Sucker (Classic Western)

  As Paddy’s Day is fast approaching, Rebel Voice has decided to remind you of what happens when Irish rebels go abroad to warmer climes. It’s not all about sunburn and magharitias, you know. In this classic western, James Coburn playes the part of an IRA volunteer caught up in the Mexican revolution, with predictably […]

Biden administration to review sanctions on International Criminal Court officials —

The Biden administration will “thoroughly review” US sanctions on International Criminal Court officials imposed over investigations into US forces in Afghanistan, a State Department spokesman said on Tuesday, reports Reuters. “Much as we disagree with the ICC’s actions relating to the Afghanistan and Israeli/Palestinian situations, the sanctions will be thoroughly reviewed as we determine our… Biden […]

Britain should end, not extend, its military cooperation with Israel —

Earlier this month, Israeli and British military officials signed a joint agreement to formalise and increase their “defence relationship”. The full terms of the pact are secret, but it seems that it will involve joint training exercises and other forms of military cooperation. The agreement came only one month after senior Israeli officers met with… Britain […]

North Korea Journal – Travelogue of Michael Palin

North Korea Journal by Michael Palin (2019) Michael Palin is (at time of writing) 76 years of age. His career as a comedian, actor and adventurer of sorts has taken him across Africa, to both Poles, through the Himalayas, Latin America and now into The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). This book is his […]