BBC ‘Songs of Praise’ producer compares ‘Rule, Britannia!’ to the Holocaust

Aug 26, 2020 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: There has been much stuff and nonsense written about the ‘Last Night of the Proms’ and the BBC’s decision to offer only orchestrated versions of ‘Rule, Britannia!’ and ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ this year, but nothing, absolutely nothing beats the contribution from Catriona Lewis, Executive Producer of ‘Songs of Praise’, who thinks that singing ‘Rule, Britannia!’ is akin to Nazis celebrating the Holocaust. Her meaning is rather confused and confusing: “I believe slavery...

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At Least 100,000 Victims of Modern Slavery Just in UK

Aug 14, 2020 by

by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute: A new British report, “It Still Happens Here: Fighting UK Slavery in the 2020s”, by The Modern Slavery Policy Unit, a joint initiative led by the anti-slavery charity Justice and Care and The Centre for Social Justice, has estimated that “there could be at least 100,000 victims [of modern slavery] in the UK, with the actual number likely to be even greater”. According to the report: “Many thousands of children, women and men...

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Ignored: The iconoclasm that didn’t fit the narrative

Aug 6, 2020 by

by Ollie Wright, The Conservative Woman: […]  Except Liberia, with its own sometimes dubious history (founded under American sponsorship as a homeland for freed slaves), Ethiopia was the only patch of Africa left uncolonised by Europe. It suffered Italian occupation following Mussolini’s invasion in 1935, but this was short-lived. British-led forces liberated it in 1941, re-instating as ruler Haile Selassie who had spent the intervening years exiled, perhaps rather oddly, in Bath whence...

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No chains … but we must free the millions held as modern slaves

Jul 29, 2020 by

by Laura Anne Jones, The Conservative Woman: WHEN you think of ‘slavery’, what springs to mind? Odds-on it will be the same as if you type the word into Google and search for images: the abomination of the transatlantic slave trade. This is not surprising. Slavery has been much in the headlines in recent weeks, with a statue to a slaver and philanthropist (an interesting oxymoron if ever there was one) in Bristol being pulled down and dumped in a canal surely one of the images of 2020. But...

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Nike, Other Global Brands, Complicit in China Slave Labor

Jul 21, 2020 by

by Gordon G Chang, Gatestone Institute: “Slave labor.” That is the term U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used on July 16 when speaking about China to television anchor Bill Hemmer on his Fox News show. The polite phrase is “forced labor.” America’s top diplomat, however, was dropping the diplomacy and employing America’s most powerful weapon: Unvarnished truth. The unvarnished — and horrific — truth is that the Chinese party-state has institutionalized...

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Today’s real slavery scandal. There are 100,000 slaves in Britain today – the tip of an international iceberg

Jul 13, 2020 by

by Christian Guy, Conservative Home: Daniel grew up in Swansea but became homeless at 16 when he fell out with his Mum. He struggled with mental health and a learning disability. Soon after, a local family of traffickers took Daniel and forced him to work on a scrap yard without pay. He was beaten and abused so brutally by slave masters that when he was eventually rescued by police, the nurse who cared for him said he had the worst injuries she had ever seen. “He looked like somebody from a...

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