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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The Delingpod

I was honoured to be this week’s guest on James Delingpole’s Delingpod podcast. We discussed eugenics, tuberculosis and the Stopes v Sutherland libel trial of 1922-24. You can view or … Continue reading

1 August 2022 · 2 Comments

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

Getting it wrong, again

Nine fake “facts” about the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial As we approach the centenary of the Stopes v Sutherland libel trial, the fake “facts” about the trial will no … Continue reading

1 June 2022 · Leave a comment

Dr. Halliday Sutherland: A Roman Catholic doctor

Population controllers have been remarkably skilful in creating favourable narratives to support their campaigns and even more so in adapting to changing times and attitudes. A case in point is … Continue reading

1 January 2022 · 1 Comment

Merry Christmas!

To the supporters of this site and to those interested in Dr. Halliday Sutherland’s life, work and legacy: Merry Christmas! Mark SutherlandCurator, hallidaysutherland.com Photo by Carl Jorgensen on Unsplash

15 December 2021 · Leave a comment

My Path to Rome 4

This is the fourth and final instalment of My Path to Rome by Dr. Halliday Sutherland. Unlike Confession the purpose of psycho-analysis is not to reveal what is present in … Continue reading

1 December 2021 · Leave a comment

The Perfect Eugenic State Part 1

Today begins the serialisation of The Perfect Eugenic State by Dr. Halliday Sutherland, published in 1936. For an introduction that explains the context of the story, click here. In the … Continue reading

15 September 2021 · Leave a comment

A Scottish doctor’s fight against Marie Stopes and Eugenics

In case you missed it, here is a recording of the Monday’s Webinar “Exterminating Poverty or the Poor? A Scottish doctor’s fight against Marie Stopes and Eugenics”. In the Q&A … Continue reading

28 April 2021 · Leave a comment

Announcing exterminatingpoverty.com

I set up a website for the book Exterminating Poverty. Why did you set up exterminatingpovertybook.com? The site you are now reading was set up in 2014 to celebrate the … Continue reading

5 January 2021 · Leave a comment

Happy Christmas!

In 2020 this website and blog entered its seventh year. To be honest, when I began the project in early 2014, I didn’t have a clear plan as to how … Continue reading

19 December 2020 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
4 months to go.