UK Column News - 24th October 2022

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


PM handover

00:31 Liz Truss is sorry

Daily Telegraph: Truss has proved all too willing to abandon the free market cause



04:00 Goldmoney free markets obituary

07:20 BBC says pound is gaining

08:10 Moodys' outlook is not good

09:27 Mervyn King suggests higher taxes and admits the effects of money-printing



13:09 Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu warns of Ukraine dirty bomb

14:52 P3 (Western) statement rejects the warning

17:10 The Sun reports “pig drones”

Fake news interlude: BNE Intellinews announces "explosive-laden drone found near Nord Stream Pipeline" (article now taken down)—but Pipeline Technology Journal reported it seven years ago

20:14 Daily Mail reports Russian-British defence ministerial phone call—but omits date and context

North America

23:53 Canadian disinformation campaign aimed at children, like German counterpart

33:06 Did the Canadian Government go too far to crush the truckers? Government-funded CBC is unexpectedly fair

34:43 US foreign policy has a crisis of trust: Chicago Council on Global Affairs launches 2022 survey

39:05 The same survey says Americans think "global democracy nice but not necessary"

42:12 CCGA admits most Americans no longer see Covid as a critical threat


British tyranny

44:49 Public Order Bill

45:20 Climate Emergency Fund funding Just Stop Oil, Extinction Rebellion

Art Newspaper: Getty oil fortune heiress helped fund climate activists

Daily Telegraph: Just Stop Oil bankrolled by group part-funded by oil heiress

Guardian: "It was terrifying": Stop Oil activists on the new battle against fossil fuel

47:11 Retained EU Law Bill goes for second reading

House of Commons Library briefing on the Bill


Child abuse

53:46 A good day to bury bad news—England & Wales Child Abuse report (IICSA) published as Truss resigns

1:00:05 BBC Stories Of Our Times podcast with the Times' Sean O'Neill and David Aaronovitch mocks child abuse

1995 documentary on the whips at Westminster includes clip that is rather more sobering

1:12:46 Fornethy House—East of Scotland girls' school where there was widespread abuse

Daily Record reports 200 victims known so far

Glasgow Times reports supporters rallying on George Square

Dundee Courier: First civil case lodged by alleged child abuse victim

Scottish Parliament debate on the victims: John Swinney dismissive

Previous UK Column coverage of John Swinney and corrupt Scotland



1:20:02 Final video: Real Not Rare—vaccine damage

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