UK Column News - 12th January 2024

Mike Robinson, Debi Evans and Ben Rubin with today's UK Column News.


Attacks In The Red Sea: UK Launches Strikes In Yemen And Sends Ukraine More Money

00:29 GOV.UK: We will not stand by and allow the Houthis to threaten civilian vessels: UK statement at the UN Security Council

GOV.UK: PM call with President al-Sisi of Egypt: 11 January 2024

The Guardian: Rishi Sunak visits Kyiv after announcing rise in UK military aid to Ukraine to £2.5bn


The World Is A Series Of Crises: McKinsey And WEF 2024

05:10 World Economic Forum: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024

Edelman UK (YouTube): 2023 Edelman UK Trust Barometer: The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, keynote speech

McKinsey and the World Economic Forum: Young Global Leaders on Davos 2024

Malone Institute: Documents Exposing Government Corruption

WEF: Global Risks Report 2024 

WEF: The Global Cooperation Barometer 2024 


More Of What To Expect From WEF 2024

13:32 Internet Archive: World Economic Forum Presents: The Great Reset—"You'll Own Nothing, and You'll Be Happy"—2016 

World Economic Forum: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting: Preparing for Disease X—17 January 2024

WEForum: Davos 2024: Who's coming and what to expect

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UK Column interview: Prevented Education: Controlling the Narrative in Colleges and Universities

UK Column interview: The future of food: In the hands of the community—Marianne Hill and Michelle Turner

Stella Assange: Day X is here—Tuesday 20 February 2024, 8:30 am—Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Online Safety Agenda: Are Deepfakes Really A Threat To Our Democracy™?

19:50 EUObserver: Ten dilemmas for the EU in 2024

Biometric Update: Deepfakes are a global election issue and a major threat to global stability: WEF

Broadcast Jobs: Market Intelligence Manager, Online Safety

Ofcom: Working globally to protect people on video-sharing platforms

GOV.UK: Pornography Review asks for views to shape industry rules

GOV.UK: Pornography Regulation, Legislation and Enforcement (PDF)

GOV.UK: Next step in plans to govern use of digital identities revealed

GOV.UK: Overview of the CMA’s provisional approach to implement the new Digital Markets competition regime 


Blair’s Ambitious Leadership—Protect Britain To Run Alongside The NHS—Vaccines For All—Apollo AI Hospitals

28:56 The Times: Tony Blair’s non-profit linked to countries with poor human rights

Tony Blair Institute: Leading with ambition and optimism

Tony Blair Institute: Moving From Cure to Prevention Could Save the NHS Billions: A Plan to Protect Britain

The Economic Times: Apollo Hospitals launches AI-driven personalised preventive health profile


Goals House: All The Names, Bizarre Tapestry

34:36 Goals House: Advisory Board

Ben Rubin comments: A descendant by blood and craft of Edward Bernays, the godfather of Propaganda and PR, who once said:

We are dominated by the relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.

Penny Mordaunt (on X): 

Great lunch on delivering the Global Goals with Matthew Rycroft, BillGates, Melinda Gates, Mike Bloomberg, Stephen Fry

Paragon Press: The Walthamstow Tapestry

Factum-ARTE: The Walthamstow Tapestry

Revelation: Chapter 12


Focus 2030 With The Sustainable Development Goals Timeline

43:32 Focus 2030: Projects supported by Focus 2030

Correction: CPS was involved in eleven cases in which it had prosecuted sub-postmasters for fraud, theft and false accounting involving the Horizon IT system


Potty-Mouthed Solitaire Townsend Is On A Change Agency Mission

48:30 Solitaire Townsend (on X): Sustainability stories & solutions. Chief Solutionist/Co-founder, Futerra. Author of Happy Hero & The Solutionists. TED talk. Optimistic (dyslexic)

We Are Futerra: Newsletter

Futerra: The 2050 Awesome Anthropocene Goals

Forbes: We Should Offer Happiness As The Solution To Soaring Climate Anxiety


Personal Independence Benefit Payments Boom, Teenagers Tripped

54:30 UK Column interview: The Numbers Don’t Lie: Excess Deaths—Ed Dowd

Institute for Fiscal Studies (2022): The number of new disability claimants has doubled in a year