UK Column News - 17th April 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News. Guest segment with Stuart Waiton of the Scottish Union for Education.


Transgenderism In The Curriculum? 

00:30 Scottish Union for Education: Are schools harming children by affirming their transgender 'identity'?   David Scott's clip of the protest outside   Guest Stuart Waiton explains he was told his meeting could not use the venue, due to "safeguarding"   Relevant UK Column Interview: The Scottish Union for Education—Stuart Waiton   Police form line between rival transgender debate demos in Belfast   Oli London:  
A Staff Member at a Bar in Belfast Head-butted and assaulted a gay man today because they didn’t like his T-shirt. 

Digital ID Is Here

14:08 Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill   New data laws debated in Parliament   Soon GOV.UK One Login will add identity checks, but they say it is not mandatory   OneTrust: Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) forum established  

BBC Uses Misinformation To Hide Information About Its Disinformation Units 

20:16 Citizen Journalists: Nobody Does Disinformation Better Than The BBC’s ‘anti-disinformation’ Unit   Freedom of Information (FOI) request: RFI20230403. BBC says:  
Please be advised that the BBC does not have a UK based 'Disinformation Unit'. We do however have specialist correspondents within News and Current Affairs who have a responsibility for reporting on issues relating to disinformation.
  BBC: BBC launches Disinformation Unit in India   BBC: Coronavirus: Unit set up to counter false claims   BBC: Government announces anti-fake news unit   BBC Vacancies: Senior Journalist, BBC Disinformation Unit   Jack Goodman—Senior Journalist—Disinformation Unit   Rebecca Skippage established and leads the BBC's Disinformation Team and is an Editor with the BBC-wide Anti-Disinformation Unit  

The West Wants Control Over Sudan

29:25 Footage from Sudan of a helicopter shot down   Mike Robinson asks: “Why has this all kicked off, right at this moment?”   Chatham House: Reversing the military coup in Sudan   CMI: Sudan’s military are calling for elections in 2023   The Cradle: From hostility to normalization: The ebbs and flows of Sudan-Israel relations   UAE companies sign $6 billion construction agreement with Sudan   Chinese Foreign Ministry communiqué: Xi Jinping Meets with Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan   AP News: UN renews Sudan arms embargo as Russia and China abstain   MEE: Shadow games on the Red Sea as scramble for Sudan's ports intensifies   AP News: Sudan military finishes review of Russian Red Sea base deal  

Ukraine Truths, Not On The BBC

33:56 BBC Misinformation: By simply not reporting the facts, the BBC hides the Ukrainian casualties and ensures the bloodbath continues   BBC: What the leaked Pentagon documents reveal—8 key takeaways   Clip: British soldier lining the streets to honour the Ukrainian soldiers they have been training in the UK   Joint Expeditionary Force Chiefs of Defence meet in Helsinki — Twitter post   Video clip of Ukrainian soldiers saying they fear their commanders want to annihilate them   Video clip of a Ukrainian soldier addressing the Ukrainian politicians, asking why there is no compensation for a missing soldier, even if there are witnesses of the death   Video clip of a Ukrainian soldier explaining his commanders forbid the evacuation of dead bodies   UK Column interview with Andrew Bridgen MP: Streamed Tuesday 18 April 2023 at 1.00 pm—video upload due soon on homepage   The Alternative View Conference—Booking Page   Not Our War—KEEP US OUT:  SAT 22nd APRIL—12:00 PM—TRAFALGAR SQUARE   UK Column Interview: Money, Credit and Banking—Alasdair Macleod  

CBDC Push: Who’s Buying It?

47:54 IMF Spring Meetings Update   DCMA: Universal Monetary Unit, The First Cryptocurrency with Monetary Policy  

Legal ‘Experts’ Miss Morals

51:18 IDPC: The 8th March principles for a human rights-based approach to criminal law proscribing conduct associated with sex, reproduction, drug use, HIV, homelessness and poverty   Authors: Sir Nicolas Dušan Bratza and Robert K. Goldman    Critical Legal Studies (CLS) is a theory which states that the law is necessarily intertwined with social issues, particularly stating that the law has inherent social biases  

Who Proposed The WHO Pandemic Preparedness Treaty? Can We Reject It?

58:34 James Roguski Substack: The amendments that were adopted on 27 May 2022 have not been debated in or voted on by Parliament   Petition: Hold a parliamentary vote on whether to reject amendments to the IHR 2005   LifeSite News: Ireland sees 42% more deaths in past two months compared to pre-COVID levels   Irish Examiner: Funerals delayed as increase in number of deaths puts mortuaries under pressure  

The Continuing Sturgeon Saga; 15-Minute Cities

1:05:45 Nicola Sturgeon leaked video footage shows former FM knocking back concerns about SNP finances   Telegraph: Nicola Sturgeon under growing pressure to quit SNP    Daily Express: Scots face huge tax hikes to pay for SNP's £25k a year benefits plan   UK Defence Journal’s April Fools Joke: Royal Navy landing ship to support Scottish ferry crisis   The Times: Ministry of Defence called in to tackle ferry crisis   Alasdair Rae on Twitter:
More map stuff from the Highlands, this time showing the current 42 mile / 1h15m detour to reach Corran because the ferry is broken (500 metres across the Loch, usually)—having a massive impact on journeys west for foreseeable future
BBC: Low Traffic Neighbourhoods: Is this the UK's most abused traffic bollard?   Policy paper: National Planning Policy Framework   

And Finally: Eat Bugs

1:16:25 The Week: Turning bodies into soil   OpenTable: Bug Appétit! 5 Restaurants Serving Insects for an Adventurous Meal