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 […]
10 Most Successful & Oldest US Companies
For successful company, read most ruthless and greediest. Today, corporations apparently only succeed by being the coldest, unethical and immoral they can be, and hopefully more so than the competition. The world of Capitalism is a dog eat dog process. It ain’t healthy. folks, not at all. In this presentation we get a look at […]
Luke Kelly – School Days Over (Working Class Ballad)
This is a beautifully poignant song about the terrible way many children were deprived of the chance to enjoy their youthful innocence. It speaks of the young boys who were sent down the mines from a very young age. Many boys were, perhaps, enthused with the idea of joining their fathers, and uncles and older […]
Isaac Watts Verse – Brexit Dilemma Prophesied
Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748) was a man of his time. He was a (pseudo-) Christian minister who wrote hymns, theorized on theology and fancied himself a logician. He has been credited with writing more than 750 hymns, many of which are still in use today. Rebel Voice wonders if either the hymns were atrociously […]
The Empire Files – Right-wing Lies Swamp Venezuela
The current attacks on the democratically elected government of Venezuela by the US Empire, and its puppets, stand in clear contravention of all internationally accepted standards of official conduct. Although this is not the first time that the Empire has tried to take back control of Venezuela and its massive oil reserves, it is the […]
Consumerism – What Is It Really?
For what is Consumerism? What do we really need in life? Lots more shoes? A fancy car? Gadgets? The latest phone? More gadgets? Massive TVs? Brand-name clothes? Big houses with too much space? Extra gadgets? Designers kettles? Sparkly trinkets? Alcohol? Porn? Alcohol and porn? Less woodland? Poisoned rivers? Death to the unborn? Poisoned Lakes? Poisoned […]
Heartwood – Billy Bob Holland Novel By James Lee Burke
Heartwood by James Lee Burke Billy Bob Holland is a former Texas Ranger turned lawyer. During his gun-slinging days on the border, he killed many men, most of them Mexican drug mules transporting narcotics into Texas. It was on one of those raids that he accidentally shot and killed his partner and best friend, LQ […]
Lies America’s News-Media Tell — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog
By Eric Zuesse Source Here are America’s recent targets for regime-change (against which have been used economic sanctions, invasion, and enormous destruction) — and all of them are nations that never invaded nor threatened to invade America: Iraq 2003, Libya 2011, Syria 2011-2018, Yemen 2015-now, Ukraine 2014, and Venezuela 2017-now. Because all of these were […]
Lord Of The Flies – Classic Story By William Golding
Lord of the Flies by William Golding It’s likely that most readers will beware of this classic tale of how our species is programmed for conflict, and society merely masks it. But how many have actually read it? If you would like know a little more about Lord of the Flies, then stay with us […]
The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire by Jim Kavanagh (must-read) — Dandelion Salad
by Jim Kavanagh Writer, Dandelion Salad The Polemicist February 14, 2019 Here’s the bullet-point version: It’s imperialism. It’s American imperialism, a bipartisan national project. American imperialism is the global management of capitalist class power. It’s a binary situation in which one side or the other will win via the use and threat of armed force. […] […]
Pablo Neruda – The United Fruit Co.
The following poem by the Nobel prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, is a critique of the capitalist United Fruit Company, which was a US owned corporation that caused irreparable harm to any Latin American country that it set up in. The company was responsible for the term ‘Banana Republic, used to describe those nations effectively […]
Facebook Pogroms Orchestrated By Military-Industrial Complex?
So Facebook has went full fascist and banned hundreds of non-MSM news sites? Well, it was expected by those who have been observing the social media giant. It is said that absolute power corrupts absolutely, and Facebook is so far ahead of all other similar platforms as to have total power. It doesn’t help that […]