No News is Good News

July 31, 2019 0

by Dave Randle It’s almost impossible these days to completely escape Newzak 24, if only because it is regularly provided to irritate and intrude upon those who have obediently taken a break at motorway services. […]


Papering over the cracks

May 26, 2019 0

by UKR columnist Dave Randle As soon as you see the vacuous buzzwords on the wall of the meeting room at Whorlton Hall [undercover footage of patients being abused], you know the whole set-up is […]


The Legacy of Science

May 19, 2019 0

by UKR columnist Dave Randle Life managed to organise and operate the brains and bodies, the chemicals and the minerals of the Earth for millennia before Galen or William Harvey ‘discovered’ the circulation of the […]


Realms of the Peer

May 19, 2019 0

by UKR columnist Dave Randle One of the fundamental principles of science as we believe we know it is that it should boldly go where no man has gone before; that it is fearless and […]


No will, no way?

April 28, 2019 0

by Dave Randle I had gone to Lancaster in a Fiat Ulysse test car in search of the Pendle witches and the Forest of Bowland, all of which would provide feature material for various magazines. […]


Gladio, Nato’s Dagger at the Heart of Europe

April 22, 2019 0

Double-edged Sword: A Review of Richard Cottrell’s Gladio by Dave Randle An exhaustive chronicle of the doings and mis-doings of NATO and its motley clandestine collaborators might be expected to take some swallowing. And not […]

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Sending in the woodworm to save the piano

April 20, 2019 0

by Dave Randle There is no universal law that says every time something moves it’s got to make money. It might be the capitalist way, but it is additive, and often inimical to the efficient […]

Climate Change

Climate of fear

April 19, 2019 0

by Dave Randle Climate Change: The Facts (BBC1) I’m always suspicious of ‘facts’. A fact is a sort of congealed opinion; a conclusion designed to prevent further consideration or discussion. If the purveyor of the […]

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The Beginning of the End for Psychiatry?

April 14, 2019 0

by Dave Randle In November 2015, Thomas R Insel stood down as Director of the American National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Insel’s defining moment came in 2013 when he publically accepted that psychiatry’s bible, […]

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