One Pot Cauliflower Curry

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower head — cut into florets  1 tablespoon vegetable or extra virgin olive oil  2 cups white onions — chopped  3 cloves garlic — minced  1 teaspoon cumin powder  ¼ teaspoon ground coriander  4 teaspoons curry powder  Salt and black pepper to taste  2 cups diced tomatoes with the juice from the can  2 cups green peas or chickpeas  1¾ cups coconut … Continue reading One Pot Cauliflower Curry

Gullible O’Brien Promoted Con

BY LIZ HALL On the 8th November in 2018 I was listening to The James O’Brien Show on LBC Radio. The DJ James O’Brien was interviewing a lady who was introduced as the CEO of a Homeless Charity in the South West of England. You can still listen to the interview on the LBC website, alongside an article stating: She spoke passionately to James O’Brien … Continue reading Gullible O’Brien Promoted Con

The Mosquito Coast

BY ANDREW MOODY “Know why I hate scavengers?” Mother said “Allie, please,” and turned away. “Because they remind me of human beings.” Paul Theroux’s 1981 award winning novel about a teenage boy narrating the story of his increasingly unhinged father dragging the family to an uninhabited island in Honduras to build a new civilisation (he believes nuclear holocaust is due for the United States) was … Continue reading The Mosquito Coast

SNP Shame

BY EDWARD THOMAS BLACK Every country has its shameful past. Fortunately – for most – the past is well in the past. A product of different times and difference circumstances. However one country in Europe is in the unfortunate position of simultaneously living its shameful past and its shameful present. That country is Scotland. Why should we Scots be living through shameful times? For one. … Continue reading SNP Shame

The Irishmen

BY BEN PENSANT Marvin Scorsese has made a fortune out of offending people. For fifty years he’s terrorised audiences with his abhorrent blend of racist sloganeering and blood-splattered exploitation, safe in the knowledge that his status as white Hollywood royalty insulates him from the consequences of his crimes. From The Godfather to The Wolf Of Wallsend, Scorsese’s films are crude celebrations of toxic masculinity, with … Continue reading The Irishmen

I Survived Jonestown

Leslie Wagner Wilson endured being held captive for sixteen months in a jungle compound known as “Jonestown”. There she witnessed suicide drills, worked all hours in the jungle heat and had her dreams of medical school stolen. She watched those labelled “high risk” be denied medical care and some get medicated for fear they were a flight risk – all under the leadership of a … Continue reading I Survived Jonestown

Was Hitler a Socialist? II

BY BEN IRVINE (Following on from PART ONE) For Hitler, racism and nationalism were equivalent: ‘To us state and race are one’, he asserted. In other words, antisemitism was the link between the ‘National’ and the ‘Socialism’ parts of National Socialism. To Hitler, racist nationalism was racist socialism, and vice versa. Alas, this proved to be a powerful electoral combination. In the early 1930s, a majority … Continue reading Was Hitler a Socialist? II