UK Column News - 13th November 2023

UK Column News

Brian Gerrish, Alex Thomson and Mark Anderson with today's UK Column News.


Emotions Are High—Mixed Media Messages And More Division

00:29 Brian asks: Who came to Whitehall—Military Veterans or Mob or Concerned People?

Urban Scoop (on X): 

Police attempted to stop people getting to the cenotaph to pay their respect on our most sacred day, why? It appears their efforts to keep people back failed.

Legacy media headlines on Armistice Day

Brian Gerrish (on X): 

We remember our own and we remember all those who have died and are dying in conflicts around the world. Surely they would all want the violence and killing to be stopped. It is our duty to make peace reality. Are you strong enough to stand up and call for that peace?

Morgoth’s Review (Substack): An Uncanny Valley At The Cenotaph

UK Column article: War Powers: Is the UK a Military Dictatorship or is it a Legal Limited Monarchy?

UK Column comment: MPs are not entitled to a private public life


There Are Those Whose Work Is Deception: UK Column Was Right Eight Years Ago

22:06 The Intercept (2015):  Psychologist’s Work for GCHQ Deception Unit Inflames Debate Among Peers 

RT (2015): ‘Degrade, deceive, discredit’: Psychologist condemned for aiding GCHQ manipulation techniques

The Guardian (2015): British army creates team of Facebook warriors

The Guardian (2009): Recruited by MI5: the name's Mussolini. Benito Mussolini


Frightening News—Unelected Cameron Is Coming Back

28:29 David Cameron (on X): 

The Prime Minister has asked me to serve as his Foreign Secretary and I have gladly accepted.

Neil Oliver (on X):

You're not foreign secretary. You're a sock puppet, like all the rest of your kind, with someone's hand right up inside making your lips move.

Greg Hands (on X): 

An amazing appointment and well done, everyone involved!

James Cleverly (on X): 

It is an honour to be appointed as Home Secretary.

Conservatives (on X): A picture of James Cleverly giving a thumbs up with the words: “JAMES CLEVERLY HOME SEC WILL STOP THE BOATS


Decarbonising And “CO2 Pipelines”

30:25 Infinium: About Infinium

Wikipedia: Electrofuel

Chicago Tribune: Illinois farmers, activists celebrate defeat of CO2 pipeline

AP News: Pioneering scientist says global warming is accelerating. Some experts call his claims overheated

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Forthcoming UK Column Interview: Roger Meacock MRCVS on “Big Pharma, Small Farmer”—14th November at 1pm 


Lives Are Still Being Lost In Ukraine And Pregnant Women Are In The War

41:35 The New York Times: ‘If Not Me, Who?’: As Ukraine Seeks Troops, Women Prepare for the Call

The Queen of the Copper Mountain (Telegram): Video of Russian soldiers capturing a Ukrainian female soldier who cries that she is pregnant

Newsweek (2015): Ukraine Passes Law Allowing Military to Shoot Deserters

European Commission: Commission adopts 2023 Enlargement package, recommends to open negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova, to grant candidate status to Georgia and to open accession negotiations with BiH, once the necessary degree of compliance is achieved

Politico: Ukraine kickstarts European enlargement, just as US backs away 

Asia Times: Why is the West moving to replace Zelensky

Zero Hedge: Washington Post Drops Bombshell On The Nord Stream Pipeline Sabotage Narrative: A Ukrainian Colonel, Covert Ops, & The CIA's Shadow

Washington Post: Ukrainian military officer coordinated Nord Stream pipeline attack


Growth Of The Rules-Based International Order

50:28 The Chicago Council On Global Affairs: Pritzker Forum on Global Cities: Opening Night Reception 

The Chicago Council On Global Affairs: Harnessing AI: Tools for Urban Leaders


The Mainstream Narrative Slowly Turns On Biden

53:40 ZeroHedge: The Biden-Du Pont Nexus: From A Prestigious Golf Club To A Controversial Child Rape Plea Deal

Washington Post: The untold story of a brief FBI inquiry into Biden's golf club membership

Tagesschau: After Thuringia, the AfD has also been classified as proven to be legally extremist by the Office for the Protection of the Constitution in Saxony-Anhalt

Never Again Is Now Global (Substack): "Wanted" by German prosecutors after speaking truth to power—Vera Sharav, Survivor of the Shoah


Global Birth Rates—China Falls, America Rises

59:06 Voice Of America: Facing Demographic Crisis, China Pushes Women Back Into the Home

In a reversal of its long-held one-child policy, the government in recent years began encouraging couples to have two and now three children. But authorities failed to help women balance child care and career development, Wu said.

Advisory Board: Charted: US fertility rates are (finally) on the rise

The New York Times: Abortions Rose in Most States This Year, New Data Shows