MusicAkala, Alones, Arctic Monkeys, Ash, Back To Zero, Beat, Bees, Billy Bragg, Bloc Party, Bob Marley, Bromheads Jacket, Bruce Cockburn, Buena Vista Social Club, Buzzcocks, Charlatans, Cheeky Cheeky & the Nosebleeds, Chic, Chords, Chumbawamba, Clash, Courteeners, Cure, Dead 60s, Delirious? Dexy's Midnight Runners, Dirty Revolution, Draytones, Elvis Costello, Enemy, Figure 5, Franz Ferdinand, Fratellis, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Happy Mondays, Holloways, Ian Dury, Jam, James, Jersey Budd, Jet, Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, Joy Division, Kaiser Chiefs, Kasabian, Kate Bush, Killers, King Blues, Kings of Leon, Kinks, Kirsty MacColl, Kooks, La's, Led Zeppelin, Levellers, Long Tall Shorty, Maccabees, Magic Numbers, Makin' Time, Manu Chao, Marvin Gaye, Maximo Park, Milburn, Motown, Mouthwash, Newsboys, Nine Below Zero, Nirvana, Northern Soul, Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene, One Night Only, On Offs, Ordinary Boys, Paul Weller, Pint Shot Riot, Purple Hearts, Q Tips, Random Hand, Rage Against the Machine, Ramones, Ray Charles, Resolution 242, Rifles, Rumble Strips, Saint Etienne, Screening, Secret Affair, Sex Pistols, Skints, Small Faces, Small Hours, Smiths, Sonic Boom Six, Specials, Squeeze, Stiff Little Fingers, Stone Roses, Style Council, Subliminal Girls, Subways, T-Rex, Teardrop Explodes, Thousand Yard Stare, Tom Robinson Band, Undertones, Vapors, View, Who, Wombats, Wonder Stuff, X-Ray Spex, Zutons
MoviesAmelie, American History X, Amistad, Amores Perros, Beautiful Mind, Big Lebowski, Billy Elliot, Blood Diamond, Bobby, Bowling for Columbine, Brassed Off, Chocolate, les Choristes, Dead Poets Society, Dirty Pretty Things, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Fahrenheit 9/11, Gandhi, Garden State, Gladiator, Good Morning Vietnam, Good Night and Good Luck, Good Will Hunting, Grow Your Own, Hotel Rwanda, Innocent Voices, Juno, Kes, Killing Fields, Land & Freedom, Legends of the Fall, Little Miss Sunshine, Lords of the Rings, Machuca, Maria Full of Grace, Matrix, Meatrix, McLibel, Meet the Parents, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, Motorcycle Diaries, Napoleon Dynamite, Notebook, Once, Outfoxed, Pan's Labyrinth, Pianist, Planes Trains & Automobiles, Platoon, Quadrophenia, Rabbit-Proof Fence, Ray, Remember the Titans, Royal Tenenbaums, Saving Grace, School of Rock, Shawshank Redemption, Shipping News, Sideways, Stand by Me, Team America, To End All Wars, To Kill a Mockingbird, Usual Suspects, V for Vendetta, When the Wind Blows, Wind that Shakes the Barley
TelevisionNot very much because it rots our brains and the adverts try to sell us things we don't need to feed the big monster Konsuma. But if we're pushed......the Mark Thomas Project and the Mighty Boosh!
Books1984, the Alchemist, Armed Madhouse, As Used on the Famous Nelson Mandela, Blue Like Jazz, Brave New World, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Candide, Catch 22, the Catcher in the Rye, Confederacy of Dunces, the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Divine Nobodies, Down and Out in Paris & London, Ecclesiastes, Fast Food Nation, Fever Pitch, Fight Club, the God of Small Things, the Grapes of Wrath, Green Eggs & Ham, Guerra!, the Handmaid's Tale, Hegemony or Survival, Homage to Catalonia, the Irresistible Revolution, Isaiah, James, Jesus for President, John, Lake Wobegon Days, the Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, May Contain Nuts, a New Kind of Christian, No Logo, One No Many Yeses, the Open Veins of Latin America, Oranges are not the Only Fruit, a People's History of the United States, the Perks of Being a Wallflower, Psalms, the Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists, Slaughterhouse 5, Shopped, Through Painted Deserts, To Kill a Mockingbird, Tuesdays with Morrie, an Utterly Impartial History of Britain (or 2,000 Years of Upper Class Idiots in Charge), Velvet Elvis, What's So Amazing About Grace?, White Oleander
HeroesPeople willing to see what's wrong with the world and to do something about it.
The earth has enough resources for every man, woman and child to have food, clean water, clothing, shelter, education and healthcare.
The fair distribution of resources is not taking place and we are a part of the problem.
We want to play our small part in working for change while living life to the full and realising our full potential as members of this wacky race.
We'd like to be a part of the growing global dialogue with others who have similar hopes.
And we love music because, as Emma Goldman once said, "If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution"
(but we still think that morris dancing is wrong, even between consenting adults).
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G20 Protests -
Best of British Democracy
As I write this and think back, I am angry and I feel sick. Many people will have watched the news or read a newspaper about events in the City of London last Wednesday. They may have got the impression that it was all about violent protesters and criminal damage but we know different. How? Because we were in the City on Wednesday – very close to that RBS window - and saw it with our own eyes. Here’s our report and pictures from a day when legal protest was stifled and more people saw the police for what they really are......read more...
It’s The Real Thing –
The Bad Coke Joke
To the kid in McDonald’s or the nominated driver in the pub, it’s almost predictable that they will order a coke drink. It’s part of modern life, coke as shorthand for soft drink. Worried about your weight? Diet Coke (strangely often ordered with a large lardburger and huge fries). Fancy a change? Try Cherry Coke. In fast food chains and motorway service stations, there is often little or no choice apart from drinks from the Coca-Cola or Pepsi family. read more...
Confessions Of A
Peddler Of Certainty
“The problem I have with Christians is that they are so often peddlers of certainty. You are the only Christian in the entirety of my life who has ever told me that they thought they could learn something from me. I’d love to meet you and talk further.” John Diamond’s words are quoted in Steve Chalke’s book The Lost Message of Jesus and when I read them, they shook me to the core. I have lived with them these past few years and they have provoked me on my journey. read more...
Love Live Music
The venue was a long hall with corridors either side, separated by swing doors. I decided to stay just inside the doors to finish my pint during the first few numbers. Comfortable? Yes. Na�ve? Most definitely. As the first track kicked in, I found myself out in the corridor, nursing a much smaller drink. So energetic was the crowd’s response that several of us had been ejected by its momentum. I gave up on the watery beer and joined the heaving throng inside. read more...
A Waste Of (My) Space?
You’d have to be an alien to be unaware of the rash of social networking sites (SNS) like MySpace and Facebook that have broken out all over the internet. Their very existence seems to split people I know into two very distinct groups - those who love ‘em and those who loathe ‘em. TTRP takes a brief look at the pros and cons of two of the biggest social networking sites and asks the question – is it impossible to live without them or are they just a waste of (My) space? read more...
Plane Stupid -
Gordon Goes Ga Ga
And Lizzie Loses The Plot
The great British public have been asking tough questions about the opening of the new Terminal 5 at London’s Heathrow Airport. Oh yes! Unfortunately they’ve been questions like, “can I buy Celebrity Gossip Hell in WH Smith?”, “do you think that Muslim over there is a terrorist?”, “should we forget this lark and take the train?” and “I’m going to New York so why are my bags going to Cape Town?” Still, they’re tougher questions than those being asked by the Queen and the Prime Minister. “Can I wear my red hat?” and “Is CO2 a mobile phone company?” read more...
Books Which Could
Change Your Life
The first in a series of articles which will review and recommend a couple of books which have had a positive impact on our lives, causing us to change the way we think, believe and act. Not necessarily recommended for peddlers of certainty or blue pill munchers….. read more...
Che Guevara -
Icon or Monster?
Today is the fortieth anniversary of the execution of Che Guevara and, around the world, millions of words will be spoken and written about the Argentinian-born revolutionary. Tacky souvenirs will be sold to people with little or no knowledge of who he was. Even so, Take the Red Pill couldn’t let the occasion pass without adding a few words of its own. Icon of the left and scourge of the right, we provide a potted history and a brief opinion of his relevance in 2007 and beyond. read more... ..
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