A Merry Xmas to all our supporters, our donors in particular. Without our loyal donors, many of whom have been supporting us since we launched the party in 2013, we couldn’t continue. We have donors from around the world, many of them also party members. People are sometimes surprised that they need not be a British citizen to be a member of a British political party. You can make one-off or monthly donations, as well as become a member (from £5.00pcm) here.
It’s been another amazing year for J4MB, ending with the most successful ICMI in the series, of which I was the conference director. The feedback on the highly interactive online event was astounding, and I’ve already ordered the same conference software platform for next year. The 70+ speaker list is here. If I had to pick just one stand-out video from the list, it would be Hannah Gal’s 53-minute documentary Progressivism is Destroying Men, Families, Society and Civilization. The screening was the world premiere of the film, and I predict it will go on to have more success than The Red Pill.
We’re posting 70+ videos of the Q&A sessions on our new YouTube playlist. 40+ of them – including my own – are up already, the remainder will be posted there in the next week or two.
Videos of the 70+ presentations and interviews (and Sargon of Akkad’s memorable live Q&A) will be published to watch at no cost at a later date, in March or April 2022, possibly later. If you wish to watch them before then, please buy a ticket (only £20.00) here before midnight, 1 January. Over 2-30 January you can buy a ticket by sending £20.00 via PayPal to [email protected] Ticket prices will have to rise next year, to ensure the event isn’t loss-making. Some generous donors, including Americans and Canadians, ensured the latest event’s losses were covered.
Through buying a ticket you’ll help ensure the continuation of this remarkable conference series, which started in Detroit in 2014. The videos will be available on the conference platform until 13 June, 2022. In-person events are planned for 2023 (India, Anil Kumar hosting), 2024 (Budapest, myself hosting), 2025 (Australia, Robert Brockway hosting).
Three Conservative MPs (Ben Bradley, Lee Anderson, Henry Smith) were Guests of Honour at ICMI21 but all pulled out without explanation. It confirmed what I’d suspected for some time, that the major parties cannot be engaged with in the area of men’s rights, regardless of what we do, or how we do it.
A plague on all their houses.
In my conference presentation I talked about our plans to relaunch the party as a pro-children, pro-family and pro-life party, copying the campaigning strategy that resulted in a Brexit referendum. I also talked at length about abortion (73+ million unborn children killed in 2020 alone, according to the WHO) and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, which has been estimated to affect one in every six children born in the UK.
We’re hoping to get approval for the new name “Children & Family Party” from the Electoral Commission before the end of March.
While it is unclear how many candidates we’ll be fielding at the next general election – which must be held before May 2024 – I’ll be standing in Bedford, where I’ve lived for the past 25+ years. The town has a Muslim Labour MP, Mohammad Yasin, who had a majority of only 145 more votes than the Conservative candidate. The seat has been either Conservative or Labour – usually Conservative – for 100 years, with the runner-up always from the other party.
Eight per cent of the population of Bedford are Muslims. We expect our pro-children/family/life policies to resonate well with the Muslim community, although some will be less keen to hear some truths about Male Genital Mutilaiton, including the fact that carrying it out has been a crime in the UK since at least the passing of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861, being the infliction of bodily harm without informed consent. It would require a parliamentary override to be legal, and that has never existed.
Our party’s advisors include Stephen Baskerville, an American politics professor and writer who was a Guest of Honour at ICMI21. He also holds British citizenship, and currently lives in Romania with his Romanian wife.
Let’s end the year with some humour, plenty of it on our website Laughing at Feminists. Ricky Gervais once made the point that nothing should be untouchable for humour, and he was challenged to say something funny about rape. This is what he said:
A woman staggers into a police station, in a very dishevelled state, clothes torn etc. She says to the police officer at the desk, “You’ve got to help me. I’ve been graped!!!” The police officer replies, “Sorry, Madam, do you mean ‘raped’?” The woman screeches, “No, there was a bunch of them!!!”
That’s one feminist “untouchable” subject dealt with, what about abortion? I leave you with The Magical Birth Canal (80 seconds). Enjoy!
Our last general election manifesto is here.
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