Halliday Sutherland

"A born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better." G.K. Chesterton.

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Exterminating Poverty book explained in under three minutes

Exterminating Poverty is the true story about the 1921 eugenic plan to get rid of the poor and Dr Halliday Sutherland’s fight against it. The book is available at amazon.com, amazon.co.uk and amazon.com.au. Three elements … Continue reading

30 July 2022 · Leave a comment

“It can’t be done.”

This postcard from George Bernard Shaw was among Dr Sutherland’s personal papers. Dated 4th August 1921, it read: It can’t be done. Thinking comes under the head of infamous professional … Continue reading

1 August 2019 · 1 Comment

George Bernard Shaw

The following comes from a handwritten manuscript found in Dr. Sutherland’s papers. It is called “The Perfect Eugenic State” and is likely to have been written in the 1920s or … Continue reading

1 July 2017 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4 months to go.