UK Column News - 28th August 2023

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


ULEZ If You Want To; The Law's Not For LEZing

00:32 Transport for London: ULEZ Expansion 2023

BBC: ULEZ—More than 300 cameras damaged or stolen in four months

Julie's ULEZ Map

The Guardian: Met police vows to combat protests against London's Ulez rollout

The Sun: ULEZ 'ILLEGAL': Hated ULEZ expansion in chaos after landmark legal ruling that signage is UNLAWFUL—and you could get your money back

The Scotsman: LEZ Glasgow: Judge gives green light for court challenge against Scottish ministers over fines for ‘dirty’ cars in Glasgow low-emissions zone


A Carbon Zero World? 

07:26 Arup: The Future of Urban Consumption in a 1.5ºC World

New ways of measuring cities’ climate footprints show that C40 cities consumption-based emissions contribute to 10% of global greenhouse gases.


Admiral Of Doom: Radakin Ramps Up The Bloodshed

15:58 The Guardian: ‘That’s our guy’: how UK military chief became key Nato liaison in Ukraine

Chief of the Defence Staff (Twitter): Russia underestimates Ukraine’s resilience and resolve, continued military strength and expertise, and the solidarity of its allies.”

Video clip: Ukrainians killed by shelling

The Times of Israel: Citing Israeli example, Zelensky says Ukrainians ‘need to learn to live with conflict’

Kyiv Post: Zelensky—Ukraine Ready for Long Fight on Homeland, Compares Situation to Israel

President of Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelenskyy: The United States and the EU should share the risks of possible elections in Ukraine during the war

Asia Times: Ukraine to cost half-trillion more if war ends now


Viewers' E-mails

25:39 Please Join Us—

Forthcoming UK Column interview: Jeffrey Tucker—29th August at 1 pm

Together Declaration: ULEZ protest: Tuesday 12 noon at Downing Street, London

Monica Smit: Newquay, 5 September at 7 pm—Free

E-mail to UK Column from Australia: Sound of Freedom

E-mail to UK Column Viewer: (T)ART Oxford City Council

The Guardian (2014): A revolutionary communist could lead Ofsted, says Michael Gove


Scottish Green Leader Patrick Harvie With Some Classic Projection

31:21 BBC: Patrick Harvie condemns verbal abuse at campaign event

Collins Dictionary: 'Deviant'—definition and meaning

The Scotsman: Patrick Harvie: Don't let Pride give in to hatred

Herald Scotland: Patrick Harvie being called a deviant 'disgusting', says Humza Yousaf

Herald Scotland: Patrick Harvie: Homophobic abuse signals how low Scotland has sunk

The Times: Police investigate alleged homophobic abuse of Patrick Harvie

Scottish Daily Express: Protest to take place as Police Scotland investigate abuse of Patrick Harvie after Greens complain

Women Won't Wheesht (Twitter): Some photos from FalkirkWontWheesht


Lies, Damned Lies And The British Press

38:15 Hacked Off: Free speech? Not when a newspaper sets a private eye on a journalist

The Guardian: Never mind the facts, this is showbusiness

The Guardian: Former newspaper editor given suspended sentence for viewing child sexual abuse

The Sun: Guardian website still carries columns by convicted child sex offender who blasted paedo probes in opinion pieces

Daily Mail (2013): Bosses at Fraud Office used secret e-mails to cover up £1m pay-offs: Civil servants used private addresses to prevent other staff finding out

Daily Express (2013): Crime agency chairman resigns


Sterling Goes ARS Up: Argentina In The Pits

44:38 Trading Economics: Argentina Inflation Rate—July 2023 Data British Pound to Argentine Peso Exchange Rate Chart

World Government Bonds: Argentina Government Bonds - Yields Curve

Financial Times: Argentina radical rightwinger shakes up presidential race with primary win

The Guardian: The ‘false prophet’ v. the pope: Argentina faces clash of ideologies in election

Washington Post: Trump-admiring libertarian’s surprise primary win upends Argentina


The Hypocrisy Of Them: Mark Carney

50:57 The Guardian (2013): Former Goldman Sachs trader found guilty of mortgage fraud

The Guardian (2012): Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond resigns

BBC: Former Bank of England boss to head Bloomberg board

Barclays PLC (2012): Barclays and Absa agree strategic combination of Barclays Africa operations with Absa

BBC (2022): Climate boss Carney's firm linked with deforestation

Global Witness (2022): Mark Carney firm offloaded farms linked to deforestation and human rights abuses in hypocrisy-ridden 'slash and sell' strategy


Pressure From The Bottom + Pressure From The Top = Manufacturing Consent

55:55 World Health Organization: New WHO Civil Society Commission to strengthen civil society organizations’ role in accelerating progress in global health

WHO: Newsroom: Live press conferences recordings (Scroll to the bottom)


And Finally: Just Try And Lock Us Down Again

58:55 Donald J. Trump (Twitter): Mugshot

Blind Joe (YouTube): Blind Joe—I Will Not Comply (Official Audio)