UK Column News - 10th November 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, Vanessa Beeley and Ben Rubin with today's UK Column News.


Stir, Stir, Stir The Pot

00:20 The Times: Suella Braverman: Police must be even-handed with protests

GB News (on X): Barrister, Steven Barrett, discusses the Met Police's handling of the the pro-Palestine march on Armistice Day

Inc. Monocle (on X): 

As two young British servicemen walk though Trafalgar Square, they were on the receiving end of some abusive language, with the man on the right of the frame making a spitting motion toward them.

Daily Mail: Wear your poppy with pride: MPs say people are 'too nervous' to wear symbol of remembrance over fears of a backlash—as nation rallies round Royal British Legion volunteers who are too terrified to raise cash amid tensions with pro-Palestine protesters

GOV.UK: Sir Mark Rowley Letter from Rishi Sunak

UK Column article: Israel-Hamas conflict: Home Secretary picks a side for the police


Where Do Our Politicians’ Allegiances Lie?

09:09 The Guardian: Waving Palestinian flag may be a criminal offence, Braverman tells police

Vanessa Beeley (Substack): Does Suella Braverman's allegiance lie with the UK or Israel? 

CFI (YouTube): Suella Fernandes MP visits Israel with CFI

The Jewish Chronicle: Police must understand that Jews do count, says Braverman

GOV.UK: Protective security grant funding for Jewish institutions to continue 

The Electronic Intifada: David Miller was cleared of anti-Semitism, leaked document shows

Jewish News (2021): 100 MPs and peers write to Bristol University over Professor David Miller

Support David Miller: Educators and researchers in support of Professor Miller

Support David Miller: Israel Gravy Train

Guido Fawkes: Julia Hartley-Brewer Furiously Clashes With Chris Williamson Over Hamas 

Julia Hartley-Brewer (on X): 

I am still shaking with anger at this…

Infosys: Infosys Appoints Uri Levine as an Independent Director

Financial Times: Uri Levine shepherding his Israeli start-ups into billion dollar unicorns


Let’s Talk About Democracy And AI

21:20 Chatham House (YouTube): In conversation with Rory Stewart

Obama Foundation: The 2023 Democracy Forum

MacArthur Foundation:

Financial Overview: Over our 44-year history, MacArthur has awarded more than $7.92 billion to nearly 10,000 effective organizations and creative individuals

News Literacy Project: You have the power to stop misinformation

The Institute for Government and the Cabinet Office: Mindspace: Influencing behaviour through public policy (PDF, 2010)

Council of Europe: World Forum for Democracy 2023

The Democracy and Culture Foundation: Building Blocks for Democracy

DemocracyNext (YouTube): How Ireland Transformed Democracy with Citizens’ Assemblies

DemocracyNext’s Newsletter (Substack): How Ireland transformed democracy

DemocracyNext: The DemocracyNext Assembling an Assembly Guide is live

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Forthcoming Event: The Ruthless Empire Post-9/11—Sunday 3 December, 2023, 6:00 pm GMT

UK Column interview: Trafficked: Child Stealing by the State—Part 1

Not On The Beeb: BBC 'apologise' For 'bias' When Covering Bridgen's Excess Deaths Speech


How Things Are Controlled In The World—A Relevant Look Back

41:49 Fox News (YouTube): James Woolsey on the Russians' efforts to disrupt elections

Academia: Networks of Empire: The US State Department's Foreign Leader Program in the Netherlands, France and Britain 1950–1970 (PDF)

GOV.UK: Introducing the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on media freedom: Amal Clooney's speech 

Rense: Foundations Fund Phony 'Left' Media Gatekeepers

Telegraph (2016): Tory MPs to launch attack on pro-EU 'propaganda' leaflet as Parliament returns

Daily Mail: Ministry of Defence lavishing £120,000 a DAY boosting its public image (including more than 100 special Twitter accounts)

The Institute for Government: Nudge Unit

The Guardian: 'Nudge unit' to become profit-making


‘Nearly Every War That Has Started In The Past 50 Years Has Been A Result Of Media Lies!’—Julian Assange

50:58 Spiked: No, Israel is not a 'settler-colonial' state

Sprinter (on X): 

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Israel is a stronghold for us... It's almost like having an aircraft carrier in the Middle East. This is our oldest ally. If Israel disappears, Russia, China and the BRICS+ countries will control 90% of the world's oil, and this will be a disaster for US national security.

Husseini (Substack): Is Israel Really Targeting Hamas? Does the US Recognize the Fourth Geneva Convention?

YNet: Hamas deception to IDF helicopters and targeting of pilots in Wattsap

Vanessa Beeley (Telegram): More footage of IOF helicopters firing on unidentified cars

Vanessa Beeley (Substack): The 'Hamas human shield' justification for Israeli war crimes

Defense for Children Palestine: Israeli forces use five Palestinian children as human shields

Syrianaan Alysis (Rumble): The untold history of Hamas


Ben Rubin Reports On Antropy 2023

1:05:22 Eden Project: Anthropy 2023: inspiring a better Britain

B Corporation: B Lab UK’s strategy is rooted in the global Theory of Change, aiming to redefine the role of business within our economic system so that every business is a force for good

William Lewis (LinkedIn): CEO, Publisher and co-founder of The News Movement

The New York Times: Will Lewis Named C.E.O. of The Washington Post

BBC: Trusted News Initiative—Beyond Fake News

The Independent: Rishi Sunak ‘was declared permanent US resident’ while being chancellor [finance minister] of UK

Julia Roberts (Instagram): 

Dear World Leaders, We are watching you. #globalgoals

GOV.UK: Health technology expert panel meets for the first time