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A White Rose Magazine

Our latest project is a White Rose printed magazine that will eventually replace the weekly on-line newsletter (which remains until December 2024). The printed magazine will have similar contents to our newsletter of the past four years, but will be even better! We plan to publish in-depth articles and essays, substantial content, fun and useful

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The Phenomenon

By Ray Wilson It’s a warm early morning with unblemished blue skies—you can feel the energising heat of the sun on your skin. I tap lightly on the satin glass caravan door. A clear plastic wallet is taped to the door; it reads “Notice to Quit.” “Okay, mate,” I shout. There is a rummaging noise

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New Zealand and Three Other Countries Have Rejected WHO Amendments

Editor’s note: After we published this article, Dutch attorney Meike Terhorst informed The Defender that the Netherlands made a “reservation” against the IHR 2022 amendments on Aug. 16, 2022. Terhorst added that the Netherlands never ratified the 2005 IHR, which is currently in effect. New Zealand and up to three other countries have rejected controversial

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The Government Seems Intent on Making People Poorer

By Harry Hopkins Profile of a Shoplifter Supermarkets throughout the land are grappling with huge increases in shoplifting. The majority are introducing surveillance hitherto unknown in the history of retail. Cameras everywhere, security guards much in evidence, valuable items ‘tagged’ and notices throughout the stores warning of consequences. For customers this can feel like a

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