They talk about Naomi Wolf`s 10 steps to fascism and point out that this is what is taking place in the UK.
Of course, Scotland is ahead of the game with its one Police Scotland (armed) and its Named Person surveillance system in place.
Mike Robinson invites listeners to read an article on the common purpose effect on the UK Column website by Martin Edwards, Leadership Training for a Common Purpose, which is the final one of a series. It can be found on their website:
The abuse statistics are so dangerous to the government that charities have been threatenend that no funding will be provided to them if they speak out. What happened to Kids Company is a warning.
"What does this mean?" asks Brian Gerrish. " Looking at solutions even before you know what the problem is..?....You know where you`re going with this... and then you bring in the Named Person scheme, possibly...So you haven`t investigated the crimes, but you`re already working on what the solutions are? "
"It`s a cover-up, Mike."
Listen at https://soundcloud.com/ukcolumn/uk-column-news-podcast-7th-january-2016
UPDATE 8 January 2016
At 21 minutes David Scott goes through the situation in Scotland. For instance, the remit of the Child Abuse Inquiry north of the border only covers abuse of children in residences and so dismisses over 90% of child abuse cases and has lost the confidence of child abuse survivors.
Are politicians lying or just incompetent? Time will tell.