Brian Gerrish, David Scott and Alex Thomson with today’s UK Column News. Guest segment with Arbër Loxha.
"National Risks" Measuring What Bad Things Might Happen On A Finger-In-The-Wind Scale Of 1 To 5
00:28 United Kingdom Government: National Risk Register
- Assessing likelihood—Page 11
- Volcanic eruption—Page 134
- Severe space weather—Page 142
- Cyber attack: UK retail bank—Page 63
Mises Institute: On the Possibility of Assigning Probabilities to Singular Cases, or: Probability Is Subjective Too!
The Telegraph: Ukraine is on the verge of splitting Russia’s army
BBC: Western armour struggles against Russian defences
Ministry of Defence (Twitter): Latest Defence Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine—03 August 2023
Undergrowth regrowing across the battlefields of southern Ukraine is likely one factor contributing to the generally slow progress of combat in the area.
Military Summary (YouTube): Summer operations | Russian Aviation Attacks All Over the Front Line
Metro (Twitter): Putin Peace Bombshell front cover
Reuters: Russia's Medvedev: We'd have to use a nuclear weapon if Ukrainian offensive was a success
European Investment Bank: Ukraine and the EIB
Military: We Need a Limited Military Draft
Education In The Netherlands: Unique Freedoms Barged Out By "Advisory" Body
18:24 Bijbels Beraad m/v (NL): Freedom of education is under pressure from citizenship law
Onderwijsraad (Dutch Education Council, set up in 1918, one year after the freedom-of-schooling Article 23 of the Dutch Constitution): Set boundaries, leave space
De Nederlandse Grondwet: Freedom of Education in the Constitution
UK Column Article: Ultimately, the Netherlands has no actual constitution—Part 1
Updates And Announcements
23:44 NOS (NL): Judge reprimanded for attempting to influence MH17 trial with conspiracy theory
Nine For News: Outraged reactions to reprimand for judge for spreading 'conspiracy theory' MH17
UK Column article: An Open Letter to Nobody: The Duties of Poetry in 2023
UK Column article: Sound Of Freedom: The Passion of the Censors
UK Column article: Marx: A Great Thinker?
UK Column article: RFK’s Bid for the Presidency
Kosovo: Guest Arbër Loxha Discusses Allegations That British Spookdom Is Behind Destabilisation
31:28 Daily Sceptic: Vaccine Safety Concerns Sparked by Cosy Relationship Between BioNTech and German Regulator
The Grayzone: Is British intelligence pushing a new war in Kosovo?
Hansard: Srebrenica Memorial Week—Volume 735: debated on Tuesday 4 July 2023
Daily Mail (YouTube): Shocking moment Kosovo parliament erupts into mass brawl after Prime Minister's speech
Interest Rates, (End Of) Cash And The WEF
43:44 Bank of England: Interest rates and Bank Rate
Market Watch: Japan 10 Year Government Bond
Financial Times: The Bank of Japan’s timely tweak
i News: ‘This is going to finish me’: Mortgage prisoner earning £2,000 a month is now paying £2,700 for her home
GB News: Don't kill cash
Bank of England (2019): Will cash die out?
Reuters (2021): Bank of England tells banks to preserve access to cash
Charged Retail: The UK will be almost cashless by 2024
The Behavioural Insights Team: Should banks encourage green behaviours?
European Investment Bank: Climate and environmental sustainability
World Economic Forum: The benefits of a cashless society
World Economic Forum: How behavioural experiments boost sustainable leadership
Costa Coffee Confessions: British Café's Woke Moment May Become Its Broke Moment
54:40 Independent: Costa Coffee defends mural of post-op trans man after boycott threat
Talk TV: Costa Coffee boycott begins after chain 'glamourises' trans mastectomy surgery
Forbes: Costa Coffee Latest Victim Of Anti-‘Woke’ Anger Over Design Featuring Trans Person
The Telegraph: Costa's woke mural leaves me no choice but to boycott them
UnHerd: Costa's trans mastectomy advert is an insult to women - The Post
Daily Mail: The trans lobby pushed me to have a double masectomy and I bitterly regret it. That's why Costa's advert is so dangerous, writes detransitioned woman SINEAD WATSON
End Credits Song: Hollowbone (YouTube): Hold The Line