UK Column News - 13th March 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News.


Bank Failures: Fears of a Bank Run

00:33 Size of bank failures since 2000

Mary Poppins bank run scene

Statement from the Silicon Valley Bank

SVB Fold: What happened? Explained by Mike

ZeroHedge: Silicon Valley Bank followed exactly what regulation recommended

Crypto bank Silvergate is shutting down

Signature Bank closed by New York regulators in SVB's wake

FDIC Creates a Deposit Insurance National Bank of Santa Clara to Protect Insured Depositors

The latest from SVB UK 

Silicon Valley Bank paid out bonuses hours before seizure

Before the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, executives sold a lot of their shares

FTSE 100 FTSE overview—London Stock Exchange

Government and Bank of England facilitate sale of Silicon Valley Bank UK

US Government moves to stop potential banking crisis

Federal Reserve Board announces it will make available additional funding to eligible depository institutions to help assure banks have the ability to meet the needs of all their depositors

Federal government current expenditures: Interest payments

Federal government current tax receipts

Effective Federal Funds Rate

CME FedWatch Tool

BISCorporate zombies: Anatomy and life cycle

ZeroHedge: Why are VC icons ganging up and Lehmaning SVB?


Ukraine: Propaganda Reaches ‘Genocide’ and ‘Deepfake’ Levels

33:12 Crikey: Russia's theft of orphaned Ukrainian children is genocide

Strategic Studies Institute: Who We Are—Army War College

SSI Live 097—One Year On: Russia’s War on Ukraine and the Role of the EU

E-mail from viewer Alan to UK Column re Ukraine

Twitter @ILRUSSO12 Maps

Wagner private military company has begun storming the underground part of Bakhmut

Latest Defence Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine—11 March 2023 

Latest Defence Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine—13 March 2023

The Soapbox: The military views poor kids as fodder (2020)

Stars and Stripes with the modern woke

Indpendent: US special forces may use deepfake technology for psy-ops, report says

Justin Trudeau and Ursula von der Leyen hold joint press conference

HistoryLegends: Bakhmut was a trap

WEF: Data for Common Purpose Initiative


AUKUS Ruckus

58:04 En route to San Diego: Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

PM Statement on AUKUS Partnership: 15 September 2021

Gov,UK: Integrated Operating Concept 2025

House of Lords Library: Resilience of the UK armed forces—Published Thursday, 19 January, 2023


Exeter Stands Up: LGBTQ+ Adoption Campaign

1:03:13 Exeter protest video clips

UK Column article—Fornethy House: Beyond the Pale

Cornwall Council: LGBTQ+ and living in Cornwall? You CAN foster or adopt


Texas Invasion: Defender Imprisoned 

1:14:34 Texas Tribune: House unveils bill giving state authority to “repel” and return migrants crossing from Mexico

Meaning of vigilante in English

Texas House Member: Rep. Matt Schaefer

Texan Border Protection Unit Act

73-year-old rancher held on $1M bond in killing near US border for defending his property

The FCC could choose to act against Rupert Murdoch for Fox News’ election lies