UK Column News - 20th November 2023

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


Government Departments On Thin Ice—Blacklisting People For Using Their Right To Free Expression

00:32 The Observer: ‘Shocking’ scale of UK government’s secret files on critics revealed

Fifteen government departments have been monitoring the social media activity of potential critics and compiling “secret files” in order to block them from speaking at public events, the Observer can reveal.

Ruthless Podcast (YouTube): Nikki Haley on Trump, Vivek, Beating Biden, Online Privacy, and Uniting America (Nikki Haley wants all the names)


BICOM lobby: Who Really Owns Conservative Policy? 

07:43 Reuters (2013): New lobbying scandal hits British parliament

Daily Express (2014): David Cameron to welcome Liam Fox back from exile

Independent (2013): David Cameron’s billionaire backer quizzed in court as part of Scot Young divorce battle

BICOM: A Golden Age: Strengthening the UK-Israel Bilateral Relationship

Britain-Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM): Body of hostage found near Shifa Hospital


BBC Starting To Have Doubts On Israel?

15:47 Novara Media (YouTube): Now Even the BBC Is Seeing Through Israel’s Lies


Sounding The Alarm On Climate Alarmists

18:49 CNBC: Coal use needs to be slashed seven times faster to meet emissions target, analysis finds

World Resources Institute: National Climate Action

Society of Environmental Journalists: COP28 Host UAE Has World’s Biggest Climate-Busting Oil Plans, Data Show

Axios: North American liquefied natural gas will surge in years ahead

The Guardian: The past years were the hottest on record. Yet we’re on track to burn more fossil fuels

Fortune: Bill Gates made waves with his statements on climate change. Here’s why he’s right—and what most people missed

Washington Post: He won a Nobel Prize. Then he started denying climate change

Click2Houston: 2 degrees, 40 feet: Scientists who study Earth’s ice say we could be committed to disastrous sea level rise

Answers in Genesis: Sounding the Alarm on Climate Alarmists

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Daily Mail: Royal Navy nuclear submarine equipped with Trident missiles "suffered huge malfunction that sent the vessel into an endless dive—with engineers saving the 140 crew members moments before they faced being crushed by underwater pressure"


Mark Sexton's Very Important Open Letter To King Charles

31:46 Richard Vobes (YouTube): An open letter to the King

Do Not Consent: Download letter 

Eventbrite: Gods of Their Own Religion: Film Première

Big Brother Watch: Big Brother Watch’s Briefing on the Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill for the House of Lords, Second Reading

Petition: End the UK’s membership of the World Health Organization—HM Government reply says no sovereignty will ever be given away

Eugyppius: A Plague Chronicle (Substack): Why were German politicians so eager to vaccinate children, and why are they lying about it now?

Eugyppius: A Plague Chronicle (Substack): The bizarre campaign to vaccinate German children against the recommendations of regulators and in the absence of all evidence

Eugyppius: A Plague Chronicle (Substack): Who was responsible for the draft resolution, circulated among the state health ministers of Germany, demanding the vaccination of teenagers contrary to regulatory advice?

UK Column video (2018): Emergency Briefing Defence and Security: Alex Thomson


UK Column’s Coverage Of Gaza Ten Years Ago

36:36 Washington Post (2014): Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza

Research Gate: Loss of Palestinian territory between 1946 and 2000

Geographical Imaginations: Footnotes to Gaza 101

The Guardian (2014): Gaza crisis: UN claims Israel did not allow evacuation from shelter before strikes—as it happened


UK Defence Companies Testing Prototype Weapons In Ukraine

38:18 Defense One: UK sees ‘incredible acceleration’ in military capabilities from Ukraine war 

Defense News: Euro leaders blame industry for failure to meet Ukraine ammo promise


Sanctioned Graham Phillips—Standing Up For British Citizens' Rights And Freedoms

43:22 Daily Mail: Peter Hitchens: Liberty fought tyranny in a barely noticed court hearing last week, in what I believe is one of the most important cases of our time


All Talk Of AI Everything

47:06 Chicago Council on Global Affairs: Harnessing AI: Tools for Urban Leaders (13–15 November 2023)

Chicago Council on Global Affairs (YouTube): Pritzker Forum on Global Cities: AI for Local Climate Action

Science X: Using AI to estimate future water and electricity demands in major cities in light of global warming

The Truth Hound: Godless Science Wonks Call for ‘Decarbonization,’ in a World of Carbon-Based Life Forms 

The Truth Hound: Now, ‘De-Carbing’ the World Isn’t Enough, But Some Geologists Aren’t Buying Into Climate Clamor


Vote Conservative, Get Gates And Mates

54:18 GOV.UK: UK to host global summit to turn the dial on world hunger 

Children's Investment Fund Foundation: Governance

GOV.UK: Integrated Review Refresh 2023 (PDF)



If You Tolerate This, Then Your Children…

58:38 Jason Powers (Substack): National Socialists of Agency!

Scottish Union for Education Newsletter: Mother of four-year-old threatened with police for talking to fellow parents about her daughter's "man-woman" teacher


From Extra

Goodreads: My God, I'm Hit: Investigating the Kennedy Incident on Elm Street From the Diagonal by Brian David Andersen

IMDB: My God, I'm Hit—the movie