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UK Column News - 9th October 2020

Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with today's UK Column News.

00.24 - Pub Closures in Northern England. Looking at how government lockdown measures make little sense. 

Sources:

Wigan Today Article: https://www.wigantoday.net/health/coronavirus/pubs-northern-england-coul...

02:35 - A repeat of the Apil COVID 19 narrative. Why are the UK government repeating a failed narrative? 

Sources:

UK Government Coronavirus Dashboard: https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/

Guardian Article: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/hospitals-in-north-of-england-to-r...

06:22 - Buy To Comply. Discussing how regional, cuity, local authorities and businesses are demanding more money in return fro compliance

09:29 - Gaslighting. Examining the politician's and media's use of applied psychology to change our behaviour.

Sources:

Matt Hancock Tweet: https://twitter.com/MattHancock/status/1314144261215051777

Express Online Article: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1345165/UK-coronavirus-latest-lockdown...

Nadine Dorries Tweet: https://twitter.com/NadineDorries/status/1314461940081725445

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/NadineDorries

Times Article Cited by Dorries: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/doctors-fear-nhs-implosion-if-covid-s...

17:30 - Office of National Statistics claims of high mortality from COVID 19, compared to flu and pneumonia, are not what they seem. 

Sources:

ONS Statement:https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/...

(Correction) - Iain Davis Article: https://in-this-together.com/covid-19-is-a-statistical-nonsense/

ONS and HM Passport Office Guidance:https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploa...

22:06 - Why are the Passport Office giving medical advice. Could it be to create an internationally recognised Digital Immunity passport? A health immunity status determined solely by how many vaccines you have? 

Sources:

BBC Article: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200831-coronavirus-will-you-need-an-im...

Tobias Ellwood Statement: https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2020-09-28/debates/D4275E96-C0FB-4...

Skift Article: https://skift.com/2020/10/08/big-names-in-travel-back-commonpass-new-dig...

The Commons Project: https://thecommonsproject.org/

31:45 - Impact of Lockdown on healthcare. Delays in treatment raising mortality risks across the nation. Looking at how private companies and NGO's are capitalising on the COVID scare. 

Sources:

Guardian Article: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/oct/06/covid-unnecessary-precau...

HSJ Article (Paywalled): https://www.hsj.co.uk/quality-and-performance/exclusive-leaked-data-give...

Breast Cancer Now Article: https://breastcancernow.org/about-us/news-personal-stories/reporting-bre...

Addenbrook's Campaign: https://www.act4addenbrookes.org.uk/what-were-fundraising-for

Royal Liverpool Appeal: https://www.rlbuht.nhs.uk/news/support-our-staff-appeal/

40:40 - Cambridge Analytica investigation. Highlighting how Integrity Initiative journalists are rewarded by the establishment for peddling fake news.

Sources:

FT Article (No Paywall): https://todayheadline.co/icos-final-report-into-cambridge-analytica-invi...

43:17 - Discussion of U.S election. Looking at how a quite farcical U.S. election is imminent. Unfortunately with potentially deadly serious ramifications. 

48:32 - The prominence of sign language interpreters. Is it an intentional tactic to disorientate and distract news report viewers. Roundup and farewell.

Sources:

Woke Capital Tweet: https://twitter.com/WokeCapital/status/1261052593528242181