The Two-Bear Mambo – Off-Beat Novel By Joe R. Lansdale

The Two-Bear Mambo by Joe R. Lansdale Hap and Leonard are back in this raucous ride through the back roads of East Texas. This time the two anti-heroes are asked to investigate the disappearance of Florida Grange, an ex of Hap’s who visited the notoriously racist area of Grovetown. The beautiful Florida is black, and […]

Go Set A Watchman – Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird Sequel

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee Scout Finch is all grown up. The central figure from Harper Lee’s award-winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, is now twenty-six and going by her given name of Jean Louise Finch. In Lee’s long awaited sequel, we get to experience a different side to Jean Louise’s family life […]

Far-right Extremism In The USA

There has much discussion of late concerning the emergence of the far right in the USA as a force to be reckoned with. Sadly, it would appear that this political position has always been to the fore in US politics, but under various guises that made it less noticeable. The US military and agencies such […]

Top 10 Celebrity Racist Moments

Racists are everywhere. Sometimes they’re obvious and often they’re not. They will be found in the ghettos and in the gated communities. Wherever ignorance exists, you will find racism. This includes the entertainment industry. On occasion, comments made by famous people make the news for the inappropriate content. The following list is a look at […]

Exit West – Novel By Moshin Hamid

Exit West by Moshin Hamid Nadia is a young Muslim woman in a Middle Eastern city on the brink of a devastating war. At night-classes she meets Saeed, a relatively liberal young man trying to make a better life for himself. Nadia is a free spirit, a dangerous concept for a female Muslim in certain […]

Jerusalem – Holy City Being Pulled Apart By Zionism

Much of the torrid news emerging from the Palestinian Crisis centers around the holy city of Jerusalem. It is a place with an ancient and storied pedigree, shared by the three Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also a place currently in turmoil as Zionism attempts to secure exclusive rights to this […]

White Doves At Morning – Novel By James Lee Burke

White Doves At Morning by James Lee Burke Burke’s back, and what a return he makes! James Lee is at his very best in this scintillating chronicle of Louisiana before, during and after the US Civil War. It’s a story of family, friendship, love, loyalty, war and the horrors of a conflicted society rife with […]

Israeli Residents Speak On The New Apartheid Bill

In this brief video, we hear the views of Israeli citizens as they comment upon the new Israeli ‘Nation-state’ bill. This piece of legislation has effectively institutionalized Israeli Apartheid, not only in Western Palestine (aka Israel), but also across the occupied territories. It’s interesting to hear the hardline views of the Jewish Israelis interviewed as […]