Christopher Booker, The Liberal and The Right Wing (Populist) Press, The Truth, and Child Protection

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“The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions but to destroy the capacity to form any.” ― Hannah Arendt

When one deals with subjects of things that are hidden, such as uncomfortable truths, political and criminal cover-ups, moral and ethical scandals and all matters child protection, one quickly comes into the  murky world of conspiracy theories and deafening official silences.

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I Lost My Kids to Forced Adoption

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"This is my story , I say I lost my kids to forced adoption , then people judge me on that one sentence. I get angry and frustrated , then I persist they just listen , then I tell them my children's story , then they start to listen , then they cry , then they feel angry too , then they say sorry for the injustice served , then I say I'm sorry too , then there is a deafening silence , and again I'm alone ." ~ Mother

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It’s Jolly Good Fun – A Short Sociology of Forced Adoption and a Tale of Two Women

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“I was seeking justice and freedom and human rights and thousands of miles later thousands of pounds later and hundreds of miles walked later and hundreds of doors knocked on later I didn’t fucking find it“. ~ Dave

Meet Dave. Dave is in an intelligent, articulate women in her 30s. She had a good job in an architect’s office; earned money; dated; was the average British girl. Then she got unlucky. First she met a man who wanted to ruin her life and the life of their children, and then she met the State who took over from the man in continuing the ruining.

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What The Case Michelle Freedman vs. London Borough of Barnet Child Protection Really Tells Us

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This case highlights a couple of things that are seriously wrong about the powers that UK Local Authorities have and how they abuse those powers at will and use a net of surveillance against individuals.

Michelle Freedman already knew the work of UK social services in her role as UK family law barrister at  Clerksroom Chambers. She knew what happens to families who come in contact with the "system" and she knew also what happens to women who report abuse within the family to social services. 

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