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Voices of Awareness

By Andrew Taylor
Listening to the Pioneers of Authentic Cultural Change
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The Kindly Ones by Cliff James

Voices of Awareness

The N word (Narcicism)
Stephen Parsons from discusses charisma, narcisism, grooming, deference and the vulnerability of believers to corruption and abuse. 
September 18, 2021
Cardinal Nichols & The Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
An analysis of the effectiveness of IICSA seen through the lense of "Cardinal Nichols needs to resign" and followed by "It's not Okay" a protest song about clerical sexual abuse of children by Linda Nolan.
September 8, 2021
The Kindly Ones by Cliff James
A rising star of British contemporary fiction, Cliff James, reads from his new novel The Kindly Ones and talks about the book with Andy Taylor. The   Kindly Ones is a fictional prophecy for an extinction rebellion age set on the edge of extinction containing an adorable love-blossoming of an LGBTQI+ nature, exquisitely formed contemporary feminist characters & tackles the climate crisis, homelessness, displacement, violence, human nature & religious ridiculousness & is all set in a forest where two very different families encounter each other whilst hiding from the unknown. One reader said...This is The Handmaid's Tale of a very probably forthcoming global catastrophe. 
September 6, 2021
How survivors feel about IICSA
TRIGGER WARNING: STRONG FEELINGS EXPRESSED. Listening to the Pioneers of Authentic Change express their formidable concerns about the integrity of the independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Lisa Nandy MP, Raymond Stephenson from Shirley Oaks Survivors Association, ( Ian Mc Fayden, Andy from Newcastle, Malcolm Mansfield QC  & Lloyd Evans from JWatch (see Youtube video IICSA:Part of the Problem 
July 19, 2021
Blood Legacy with Alex Renton
Andy Taylor & Investigative journalist, Alex Renton discuss Blood Legacy, The Sewell Report, Stiff Upper Lip, Boarding School,  Child Sexual Abuse, The Sherbourne Prep cover up, Adverse childhood experience, challenging the British elite, white saviourism, exploitation in development aid, the family trip to Tobago, reparation projects, the violence of silence, passive racism, climate change and colourism. (Featuring Celeste singing Hear my Voice, Big Bill Brunsey’s Black, Brown & White & The Golden Gospel Singers singing Oh Freedom.)
June 5, 2021
The Dredd-ful Violence of The De La Salle Brothers (UK) PART 3
A powerful ending to the fascinating and disturbing history of the abuse within the De La Salle schools with Pat Mills. Pat Mills website is  Old Boys of  De La Salle schools and any Survivors of clerical abuse can comment and add to existing posts there from Pat and fellow Old Boys. Or you are very welcome to send your recollections to They can remain anonymous and confidential if you prefer. Pat's book 2000AD and Judge Dredd: the Secret History… Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! describes in more detail how the De La Salle brothers inspired his development of the character Judge Dredd and other well known comic book characters. It’s available from Amazon as an ebook, paperback and audiobook. Pat has also written two semi-aubiographical dark comedies in the ‘Read Em and Weep’ novel series:  Serial Killer (with Kevin O’Neill) and Goodnight, John-Boy. Both available from Amazon.For Pat’s comic book side, go to and
May 14, 2021
Children of the Rape Culture Revolution
Soma Sara, EveryonesInvited, Highgate, Dulwich College, Latymer and Jess Philips.
April 21, 2021
The Dredd-ful Violence of The De La Salle Brothers (UK) part 1
Pat Mills exposes the violence of the De la Salle brothers of St Joseph’s college, Ipswich that inspired the plots & character traits of Judge Dredd and 2000AD. He covers the catholic tumors of shame & guilt, coming out as a survivor, blowing the whistle, trauma memories surfacing in middle age, revenge ideation, the catharsis of lampooning abusers & the testimonies of assault by Brother Lawrence Hughes.
April 21, 2021
Ampleforth: A crisis of faith part 1
Safeguarding campaigner, Jonathan West explains the details behind the news stories, the glossing of narrative, & the "shoot the messenger" / a Law unto itself culture of this English Benedictine Congregation boarding school.
April 21, 2021
The UK is a sex offender friendly society
Richard Scorer, Head of Abuse Law at Slater & Gordon discusses rape culture,, Javid’s new CSA wider implications report, The Ampleforth Debacle & the contempt of the establishment exemplified by Boris Johnson’s spaff comment!
April 17, 2021
The Dredd-ful Violence of The De La Salle Brothers (UK) part2
Pat Mills discusses unfinished business - St William’s – The paedophile sweet shop, Christopher Jamison @ IICSA, Cardinal Nichols, Hans Zollner, Pope Francis & Fr Grassi, the vulnerabilities of fatherless kids, horrific abuse at St Joseph’s & The Truth project “cul de sac.” [Music:Optiks-Dark]
April 17, 2021