Mike Robinson is co-editor of the UK Column. He has been writing on political issues since the mid-1990s, and joined the UK Column in 2008. His background is in technology infrastructure and has worked in a wide range of sectors: telecoms, heavy engineering, legal and finance.
Immunity Passports: The Desperation of Fact Checkers
Mike RobinsonReuters staff set out to discredit two Facebook posts claiming that the government has issued a contact for “vaccine passports”.
COVID Coercion: Boris Johnson's Psychological Attack on the UK Public
Mike RobinsonInvestigating the committee that advises raising levels of fear.
The British Military Information War Waged On Their Own Population
Mike RobinsonThe head of the British Army claims that tens of thousands of staff are available to counter Covid-19 'misinformation' and 'disinformation'.
Brexit: A Deal Not Done
Mike RobinsonFar from being a 'done deal' as Boris puts it, the second phase of Brexit negotiations look like they will pull UK back in.
EU Defence Union Command and Control: The Smoking Gun
Mike RobinsonA document has come to light which spells out EU military command and control structures, and gives the lie to UK government denials that British troops would fall under EU control.
EU Defence Union Spelt Out By New President of the Commission
Mike RobinsonLast week, Ursula von der Leyen, serving German Defence Minister, spelled out her vision for EU Defence Union. In response, the two Tory leadership candidates, the Brexit Party, as well as the rest of British politics and the media, said absolutely ...
Stop Talking About An EU Army, Nigel
Mike RobinsonNigel Farage is back, a hero once again. Yet despite his new party’s success at the EU elections, Nigel Farage still refuses to engage on the issue of the UK’s future defence relationship with the EU. Why?
Why are Tories pursuing Tony’s Blair’s “essential” policy of EU Defence Union?
Mike Robinson“Mr Blair, I want to know what your point of view is regarding a European Army, and do you think this might be an additional incentive for a Brexit?”
Beyond Integrity Initiative: The Scale of UK Government Counter-Disinformation
Mike RobinsonThe recent hack of the Institute for Statecraft’s Integrity Initiative programme offered a rare glimpse into a part of the government’s propaganda machine which it really doesn’t want anyone to see. Which raises the question, what else is there?
Military Union: British Government Policy Since 1948
Mike RobinsonAs pressure builds for the issue of EU Military Union to enter the Brexit debate, government becomes ever more vociferous that Britain will not be part of any such project. Strangely, though, history seems to suggest that Military Union was British ...
Integrity Initiative: A Look Into the Deep State?
Mike RobinsonIs the Integrity Initiative leak a window into the deep state?
UK Corporate Media: Social Media Platforms Must Pay
Mike RobinsonThe British corporate media is in desperate straits. With revenues collapsing, they are begging government to act.
The EU Has Its Military
Mike RobinsonToday was an "historic" day, according to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini. Today she got her military, her single point military budget, and her ability to prosecute wars overseas without the need to get the approval of national electorates ...
Brexit: Theresa May's CARDs Are On The Table
Mike RobinsonThe government and mainstream media here in Britain would have us believe Brexit is a chaotic disaster. Yet, behind the scenes, the military unification policy is progressing as planned, and at pace.
Money -v- Credit: What's the difference?
Mike RobinsonWhat is economy, what is it for and what is the role of money? In this episode of Insight Vox, EIR's Mike Billington contrasts the features of a monetary system with those of a credit system.
Military Intervention in Syria: High Risk Over Next Four Weeks
Mike RobinsonAt midnight on 14 April, several buses with civilians on board left the terrorist besieged Kafarya and Foua areas of northern Syria, as part of the so-called “four towns deal”. A journey which should have taken forty five minutes, took more than ...
Theresa May: Embracing The World (Order)
Mike RobinsonToday Theresa May set out her stall. Britain is leaving the EU. Brexit means Brexit. And now, at last, we begin to see what Brexit means.
Mosul: Fresh Blood For Aleppo
Mike RobinsonThe intention for a “final” attack on Mosul was announced weeks ago. Why?
One Public Estate, One Totalitarian State
Mike RobinsonIn his budget of July 2015, then Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced the “Great Privatisation”. The sale of government assets, he said, “will deliver the largest privatisation proceeds of all time”. To all it appeared that this was ...