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Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 21 December

by The Participator – 22 Dec 2019

Our weekly roundup of news and opinion articles that we thought were important, mostly UK news but foreign news stories of interest to us as well. Please remember this is not intended to be a comprehensive news round up.


FREEDOM OF SPEECH UNDER ATTACK AS USUAL

From the London Evening Standard:

Our post on this subject from this week:

The case was also commented on elsewhere. From spiked-online:

Another case was also in the headlines this week. From Breitbart:

JK Rowling commented on this case.

Quote:

“Dress however you please. Call yourself whatever you like. Sleep with any consenting adult who’ll have you. Live your best life in peace and security. But force women out of their jobs for stating that sex is real? #IStandWithMaya #ThisIsNotADrill”

Also comment from the Spectator:


BREXIT NEWS - X DAYS TO GO?

From order-order:

From the Telegraph:

From the Guardian:

It seems the idea faces some significant opposition. From the Daily Mail:

From the Express:

From the Sun:


OTHER UK GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

From the Telegraph:

From the Telegraph:


VOTE FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS

Quote:

“Today's articles: Widespread vote fraud in Scotland -Police involved. Interviews with Slough residents (one who claims she was bullied for her pv). Update from Slough Council. Coventry. THamlets. & another reporting back on the many cases we're now investigating following the GE.”


JUSTICE NEWS

Baroness Hale is to retire. From the Guardian:

Feel free to share your opinions about Baroness Hale's opinions in the comment section below.


NHS NEWS

From the Express:


BBC NEWS (NEWS ABOUT THE BBC)

From the Daily Mail:

From the Express:

Comment from the Sun:

A YouGov poll has found that more people distrust the BBC than trust it, according to order-order:

The BBC is going to be airing a drama series about a dystopian future where whites and blacks are segregated and the blacks rule over the whites. From the Radio Times:

There was much negative commentary on social media this week as the BBC announced that Stormzy would be reading a Christmas message. From Breitbart:


LABOUR PARTY NEWS

From Vote Watch:

From the Times:

Rod Liddle had a helpful suggestion for the Labour Party. From the Spectator:

From order-order:


MIGRANT CRISIS - UK

From the Express:

The migrants were brought safely ashore (i.e. allowed in to the UK).

From the Times:


JIHAD NEWS - UK

From the Birmingham Mail:

From the Bridlington Free Press:

More on this story, from the Guardian:


ISLAMOPHOBIA AGENDA

From the Guardian:

We noticed there is now a Wikipedia page on the subject:


CRIME WAVE - UK

From the Daily Mail:

From the Daily Mail:

From the Telegraph:

From Breitbart:


DIVERSITY AGENDA

From the BBC:

More on this story, from Breitbart:


EDUCATION NEWS

From the Sun:


TRANSGENDER AGENDA

From Breitbart:

From the Telegraph:

From Breitbart:

From the Daily Mail:


YELLOW VEST NEWS - FRANCE

Lots of social media commentary on mass demonstrations in France this week, from the mainstream media, not so much (video footage in this tweet).

Quote:

“Incredible scenes in Paris as France goes on Strike against Macron and his reforms. We checked the BBC website and as of now this story is NOWHERE to be found! RETWEET & Follow @UnityNewsNet https://t.co/3DZ7k8CdzU”


THE AUSTRIAN STATE IS FOUND GUILTY

From Vlad Tepes's blog:

Quote:

A high court in Austria determined that the state persecution of Martin Sellner was out of bias, and was in fact illegal.


JIHAD NEWS - WORLDWIDE

From the Telegraph:


CRISIS IN PAKISTAN

From the Express:

From Breitbart:


US PRESIDENT IMPEACHED?

From the BBC:

However a Democrat lawyer has apparently said that the President has not technically been impeached yet. From the Express:

From the Atheist Conservative:


HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

Finally, to end on a lighter note, the Riverside Police need help in identifying this man. From Jonathan Turley's blog:

Quote:

Yes, that is the question that the Riverside police are asking after circulating a caricature picture of a man who stole an artist’s money but left behind his picture.


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