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Lone Star State Of Mind – Peeking Behind The Curtain With Jarrod Dickenson

There are certainly things to be avoided in Nashville as far as I’m concerned. But to me that’s a different business altogether and it’s a different thing, it’s really the entertainment...

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Cracking Nuts Under The Apple Tree

Their music has an underlying groove combined with an earthy spirituality that makes you want to kick off your boots and dance around the nearest stone circle. ...

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Unleash The Tyraid

Underground Hip-Hop maverick Roqy Tyraid is returning to UK shores for a full headline run this August. So, what's he got in store for this side of the Atlantic?...

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Starcrawler, Grabbing Attention By The Bruised Throat

Trebuchet heads to London's Garage to wave a camera at a real American nightmare - LA's Starcrawler....

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A Taste of Dissent

Investigative journalist Abby Martin and the challenge of enquiry...

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A Whiff of Polonium, Or Smoke and Mirrors?

US economic and militarist aggression is to blame for Russian military posturing. ...

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Hypernormalisation & Modern Propaganda

Agents of truth and manipulation fight for posession of our soles Adam Curtis can help us understand the battlefield ...

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Guns, Firearms and (Don’t) Have a Go Heroes

Few among us can predict how they would respond in an eruption of violent, death-delivering madness. Better not to judge....

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Charting the Rustpiles and Ruins of America’s Dream

Tumbleweed and dust, neon and rust. Of such are mythologies made....

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Blended Dystopias, lovingly created nightmares

We have been imagining 'Chimerica' since Blade Runner in 1982 many years before the word was coined! The nightmare is made of the worst aspects of both worlds unbridled consumerism, industrial waste...

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SOTU 2018: Donald Trump Colonises America

Donald Trump's State of the Union speech last week revealed many things and (surprise) more than a few echoes of colonialism....

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America, Whither Went the Dream?

On the hunt for the spectres of an American dream long departed...

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Year Zero – Brexit and Nihilism

Sometimes we just have to state the obvious. Brexit is a bad idea. It has already split the country and gave voice to all manner of nasty beliefs once thought dead and buried....

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America, What Have You Done?

A photographic journey into America's lost innocence...

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America, Why Did You Stop Dreaming?

Chasing the ghosts of an American Dream...

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Is Dubya a Democrat Now? Duopoly, Division and the Dunce

The majority of Democrats now have a positive opinion of war criminal George W. Bush. Why?...

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Drop and Roll: 3 Million Americans Carry Handguns

Most American gun-carriers are male, and cite protection as their primary reason...

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War? Famine? A Second Term of Trump? America’s Top Ten Fears

Chapman University releases 4th annual Survey of American Fears ...

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Mass Shootings Sell More Guns, So Don’t Expect To See Them Stop

Scared of guns? So get a gun! The unstoppable 'logic' of the firearm owner...

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Opportunity Can’t Be Looted

Nobody loves a looter, but industrial-scale corruption is just fine...

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Shake Those Chains – It’s Your Inalienable Right

In a society dominated by money and its protection, your only rights are to shout impotently...

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Fire and Fury: Perpetual War = Perpetual High Dollar

The marriage of the high dollar to perpetual war becomes more blatant by the day...

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Is Trump Getting Too Big For His (Concrete) Boots?

Elites have no issue with dead Muslims, but they will draw the line at presidential ineptitude...

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Trump’s Antics Abroad Would be Scary – If He Held the Strings

Novelty Handshakes, Ketchup on Steak - Trump on Tour is Not Where the Power Lies...

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Take Two of These and Cold Turkey in the Morning: America’s Opiate Crisis

Researchers believe alternative pain management options should be integrated with inpatients, including acupuncture, tai chi and others...

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‘With Deep Regret’ (for about ten minutes): Teachers’ Resignation Letters

Teacher resignation letters paint bleak picture of US education ...

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Deep State, Media Vampirism and the MOAB Bomb

With the MOAB, High Dollar Despotism And Perpetual War show off their latest toy...

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War Profiteering and the Business of Slaughter. Ker-Ching!

Let’s call the oligarchy of the elite what they are. Murderers. Cold blooded, remorseless murderers. ...

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Madam Hillary, Time to Go Home

In US politics, dignity is a rare commodity. Which doesn't stop Madam Hillary burning what's left of hers....

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How Big is YOUR Busyness? Multitasking as Status Symbol

Lack of leisure: Is busyness the new status symbol? ...

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