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Dr John Sydenham has worked in International Pharmaceuticals and for one of the "big four" International Consultancies. He ran a successful company for 15 years and after selling the company devotes his time to travel, science, black labradors and freedom.

Are social changes damaging children’s mental health?

NHS figures show that almost a quarter of 17 to 19 year old girls in the UK suffer from emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression.   NHS Mental Health of Children 2017 These disorders are thought to be more the result of environmental influences rather than genetics. The frequency of …

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Northern Ireland and the Withdrawal Agreement

Brandon Lewis, who voted Remain in the EU Referendum, exposed the Government to international and media censure when he announced that the proposed changes to cross border trade will “break international law“.  This is not just disloyal to the UK and the Government, it is also technically incorrect. The changes that …

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The History Curriculum for Schools

The function of school history is to provide a general knowledge of the events that have shaped the nation.  The teaching of British history lost focus over the past 50 years because the majority of academics believed that the UK was going to merge with the EU and the government …

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Brexit – the True Story

The campaign to create a European Union began after WWI. After the war the Germans were weakened and facing a growing threat from the USSR (The Communist Russian Empire).  Count Coudenhove-Kalergi founded “Paneuropa” to lobby for a European Union to counter this Russian threat.  Paneuropa is still alive and well …

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The Left Behind

“The popularists are breaking down the consensus that was leading to peace.  The rise of Nationalism is threatening the World Order.”  We have all heard these statements.  What do those who say these things believe? The statements tell us what they believe.  They believe that the world was aspiring to …

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UK Universities bar Conservative Voters from an Academic Career.

The Policy Exchange has just produced a report called Academic freedom in the UK. The report shows that UK Universities have indeed been subverted by the political “Left” – Labour and LibDems. The discrimination against Conservative voters is so extreme that emergency action is necessary. The findings of this report …

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Top 10 Political Myths

The UK media and academia promulgate many myths. Here are the top 10. 1. The myth that Fascism was a movement of working class thugs reacting to Reparations or hyperinflation. The truth is that Mussolini invented Fascism in Italy during and immediately after the First World War and Italy was …

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Are you Woke?

I was chatting to a neighbour at my garden gate today and he said “these Woke people remind me of the Baptists when I was a boy, telling you what you can and cannot do”.  I said “at least the Baptists were real, do you actually know anyone who is …

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Why China is a Pariah State

Everyone wants to please China.  Large corporations are routinely amending their advertising copy to mollify China.  The EU has publicly cut criticism of China from reports.  The BBC has hosted the Chinese Ambassador lecturing the British and threatening reprisals over Hong Kong.  India has ceded 60 square kilometers of territory …

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How to destroy the UK and how to stop that happening

A nation exists where economic geography and history has led the people who occupy an area of land to create an independent economy, culture, legal system and politics. If you wish to destroy a nation you cannot do so by simply invading it. The moment the troops are withdrawn it …

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A Brief History of British Slavery

Should events that happened over 200 years ago be part of current politics?  What was the truth about the slave trade and slaving? About 12m Africans were shipped across the Atlantic over a period of 400 years (with most occurring in the 18th and 19th centuries).   The trade was known …

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What is China’s Plan?

Various small clashes over the past year culminated in a fairly large scale skirmish on Monday in Ladakh that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and killed at least that many Chinese troops (Indian Times). It is less than a week since China seized 60 square km of Indian land in …

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Cheer up, it’s just the end of days

What is in common between the riots in the USA, Chinese expansionism, a Global Pandemic, Global Warming, drought, wildfires across Siberia, global economic collapse etc. ? Is it the media?  Certainly the media are hysterical and determined to bring down the government in the UK and USA but as part …

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China: Are we too late to react?

My joy at opening this week’s AAAS magazine “Science” was slightly blunted by the four pages of Chinese Government advertising that were followed by a long editorial article on how the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) should be given NIH funds.  The article did not mention that due to the …

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Do not extend the Transition Period for Brexit

The decision on whether to extend the transition period must be made by 30th June.  Does it need extending? Barnier says that the biggest obstacle is that “the EU will not agree to any future partnership that does not include a balanced and long-term agreement on fisheries” (Euractiv).  If that …

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