Arts & Culture Books & Essays

Samuel Beckett: a man of letters

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Last updated on Jan 16, 2017 at 10:31 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays
Down with campus censorship! Education

Working-class students don’t need a leg-up

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Last updated on Jan 16, 2017 at 08:24 AM
Category: Down with campus censorship! Education
Podcasts USA

Why liberals are now falling for fake news

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Last updated on Jan 14, 2017 at 01:46 PM
Category: Podcasts USA
Education

In defence of dead white philosophers

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:26 PM
Category: Education
British politics For Europe, Against the EU Free speech Race

We’re all haters now

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:16 PM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU Free speech Race
Obituaries Sport

Graham Taylor: a decent man out of time

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:16 PM
Category: Obituaries Sport
Anti-Semitism

To some, Israel is the new Illuminati

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:20 PM
Category: Anti-Semitism
Arts & Culture Film

The Passion of Scorsese

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:24 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
USA

Trump isn’t clever enough for urinary Dadaism

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:21 PM
Category: USA
Politics US Election 2016 USA

Yes, Obama, democracy is in danger – but not from voters

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:16 PM
Category: Politics US Election 2016 USA
Race

Banning ‘black face’ isn’t fighting racism

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:31 PM
Category: Race
Germany Press freedom

Who decides what is fake news?

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:21 PM
Category: Germany Press freedom
US Election 2016 USA

They’re all Hamiltonians now

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:24 PM
Category: US Election 2016 USA
US Election 2016 USA

Watersportsgate: who’s post-truth now?

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:29 PM
Category: US Election 2016 USA
British politics Feminism

Gender quotas are an insult to women

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:18 PM
Category: British politics Feminism
British politics Education

University isn’t about ‘satisfaction’

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:19 PM
Category: British politics Education
British politics Liberties

Turning neighbour against neighbour

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:20 PM
Category: British politics Liberties
British politics Environment

Fracking is the future

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:24 PM
Category: British politics Environment
Health Mental health

Young people, stop sobbing and seize the day

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:26 PM
Category: Health Mental health
Arts & Culture Celebrity Film US Election 2016

And the award for most patronising speech goes to…

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:19 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Celebrity Film US Election 2016
Mental health

Mental health: stigma isn’t the problem

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Last updated on Jan 15, 2017 at 12:33 PM
Category: Mental health
Health NHS

NHS: the state religion

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:20 PM
Category: Health NHS
Obituaries

RIP Zygmunt Bauman

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:21 PM
Category: Obituaries
Down with campus censorship! Free speech Press freedom

Taking on the tabloid-bashers

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:22 PM
Category: Down with campus censorship! Free speech Press freedom
Free speech Press freedom

24 hours to save the press

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:22 PM
Category: Free speech Press freedom
London

Labour’s betrayal of working people

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:25 PM
Category: London
Celebrity Film

Oi, Meryl Streep! Leave MMA out of it!

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:25 PM
Category: Celebrity Film
Energy Environment

We’re doomed!

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:23 PM
Category: Energy Environment
Science and technology

The robots aren’t taking over

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:23 PM
Category: Science and technology
Free speech Podcasts

‘The PC war is becoming interminable’

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Last updated on Jan 09, 2017 at 12:55 PM
Category: Free speech Podcasts
Free speech

Why the alt-right and the illiberals need each other

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Last updated on Jan 09, 2017 at 02:56 PM
Category: Free speech
Parents and kids Race

Black kids don’t need black dolls

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 04:14 PM
Category: Parents and kids Race
British politics

The narcissism of foreign aid

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Last updated on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:18 PM
Category: British politics
Free speech Life Science and technology

The problem with pronoun policies

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:09 PM
Category: Free speech Life Science and technology
Free speech Press freedom

Students should stand up for press freedom

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Last updated on Jan 07, 2017 at 05:59 PM
Category: Free speech Press freedom
Race USA

What can we learn from the Chicago Facebook kidnapping?

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:08 PM
Category: Race USA
Free speech Press freedom

Leveson II: revenge of the freedom-snatchers

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Last updated on Jan 13, 2017 at 06:30 PM
Category: Free speech Press freedom
Drink and drugs Food Health

New Year, same old nanny state

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:04 PM
Category: Drink and drugs Food Health
Education Politics

The teaching assistants who took on the system

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:07 PM
Category: Education Politics
Drink and drugs Health

Dry January? I think I need a drink…

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:09 PM
Category: Drink and drugs Health
Press freedom

In defence of dirt-digging journalism

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:03 PM
Category: Press freedom
Crime and the law

We need freedom, not human rights

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:04 PM
Category: Crime and the law
Politics

The problem with facts

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:07 PM
Category: Politics
Politics Russia

Russia-bashing: the world’s most dangerous blame game

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:06 PM
Category: Politics Russia
Health Life Smoking

Smokers enjoy cigarettes – deal with it

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:05 PM
Category: Health Life Smoking
Comedy TV and radio

Why comedians must be free to say ‘faggot’

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Last updated on Jan 06, 2017 at 03:05 PM
Category: Comedy TV and radio
Arts & Culture Books & Essays

‘I won’t ask permission to say what I want’

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 09:14 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays
Books & Essays

History begins

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 09:17 PM
Category: Books & Essays
Books & Essays Economy

And the poor shall rise

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 09:25 PM
Category: Books & Essays Economy
Books & Essays

Living towards the past

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 09:29 PM
Category: Books & Essays
Books & Essays

Homo Deus – humanity diminished

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 09:15 PM
Category: Books & Essays
Books & Essays Music

Bowie: a ceaseless search for the new

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Last updated on Dec 30, 2016 at 02:05 PM
Category: Books & Essays Music
Arts & Culture Books & Essays

A violent obsession

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Last updated on Dec 31, 2016 at 01:25 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays
Books & Essays

The politics of Utopia

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Last updated on Jan 04, 2017 at 10:48 PM
Category: Books & Essays
Books & Essays Economy

A postcapitalist pseuds’ corner

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Last updated on Dec 30, 2016 at 06:23 PM
Category: Books & Essays Economy
Politics

spiked’s heroes of the year

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 12:47 PM
Category: Politics
Arts & Culture

Our cultural highs and lows of 2016

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 12:47 PM
Category: Arts & Culture
Health Life Science and technology

The greatest human breakthroughs of 2016

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Last updated on Jan 03, 2017 at 12:49 PM
Category: Health Life Science and technology
Down with campus censorship! Education Free speech

The 10 maddest things done by students this year

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 06:53 PM
Category: Down with campus censorship! Education Free speech
Abortion

2016: the fight for abortion rights gets serious

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 06:54 PM
Category: Abortion
British politics Politics

2016: a war of words against the people

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 06:55 PM
Category: British politics Politics
Education

The year education went explicitly political

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 06:55 PM
Category: Education
Crime and the law For Europe, Against the EU

The year the law turned against the people

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 06:56 PM
Category: Crime and the law For Europe, Against the EU
British politics For Europe, Against the EU Politics

The return of the people

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 06:57 PM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU Politics

Five reasons why 2016 was the best year in ages

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:07 PM
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Free speech Press freedom

Reject Section 40, Leveson 2 and regulation by Royal Charter

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:23 PM
Category: Free speech Press freedom
Free speech Podcasts Press freedom

‘A free society must have a free press’

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:09 PM
Category: Free speech Podcasts Press freedom
British politics Transport

Let’s stand by the Christmas strikers

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:10 PM
Category: British politics Transport
Ireland

Irish victimhood? Feck off!

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:11 PM
Category: Ireland
Education

Universities are patronising poor students

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:12 PM
Category: Education
Social media US Election 2016

Don’t make Facebook the ministry of truth

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:13 PM
Category: Social media US Election 2016
Arts & Culture

David Bailey’s NW1: capturing the 1980s

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:13 PM
Category: Arts & Culture
Europe For Europe, Against the EU

The crisis of Eastern Europe

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:14 PM
Category: Europe For Europe, Against the EU
Syria Terrorism

The Western media: the propaganda wing of al-Qaeda?

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:15 PM
Category: Syria Terrorism
Environment TV and radio

The real star of Planet Earth II? Humanity

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:16 PM
Category: Environment TV and radio
Film Race

How quotas kill cinema

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:17 PM
Category: Film Race
Books & Essays Parents and kids

Parenting is a source of joy, not angst

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:17 PM
Category: Books & Essays Parents and kids
Down with campus censorship! Education Free speech

Students don’t need to be protected from Tommy Robinson

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:18 PM
Category: Down with campus censorship! Education Free speech
British politics

I pledge allegiance to… what, exactly?

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:19 PM
Category: British politics
Education Love and sex

The creepy obsession with teenagers’ sex lives

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:19 PM
Category: Education Love and sex
Europe For Europe, Against the EU

A European Spring?

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Last updated on Dec 29, 2016 at 07:20 PM
Category: Europe For Europe, Against the EU
Podcasts Syria

‘Aleppo confirms that the first casualty of war is truth’

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Last updated on Dec 20, 2016 at 12:47 PM
Category: Podcasts Syria
Free speech Press freedom

Say NO to the shackling of the press

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Last updated on Dec 19, 2016 at 01:56 PM
Category: Free speech Press freedom
British politics

From Sweden to Cuba: stop looking for utopias

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Last updated on Dec 20, 2016 at 12:47 PM
Category: British politics
Music

How tech has boosted pop

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Last updated on Dec 20, 2016 at 12:48 PM
Category: Music
Middle East Syria

Aleppo: virtue-signalling goes global

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 06:48 PM
Category: Middle East Syria
Anti-Semitism British politics

We must defend free speech, even for anti-Semites

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:14 PM
Category: Anti-Semitism British politics
Crime and the law Terrorism

National Action isn’t a terrorist organisation

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:14 PM
Category: Crime and the law Terrorism

Banning the Boxing Day sales? Bog off…

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:18 PM
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TV and radio

Stacey Dooley: an antidote to ‘compassion fatigue’

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:17 PM
Category: TV and radio
Politics

The true heroes of Grunwick

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:13 PM
Category: Politics
Education

Treating pupils like prisoners

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:17 PM
Category: Education
Europe For Europe, Against the EU

There’s nothing European about EU citizenship

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:18 PM
Category: Europe For Europe, Against the EU
Abortion Life

The truth about the pill panic

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:21 PM
Category: Abortion Life
Obituaries Syria

A Syrian defender of enlightenment

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:17 PM
Category: Obituaries Syria
US Election 2016 USA

Trump: it wasn’t Russia wot won it

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:12 PM
Category: US Election 2016 USA
Anti-Semitism Israel and Palestine

Standing up to the new school of anti-Semitism

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:12 PM
Category: Anti-Semitism Israel and Palestine
Education Free speech

The tyranny of ‘ze’

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:13 PM
Category: Education Free speech
Europe Germany

You can’t hide from history

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:15 PM
Category: Europe Germany

Viewing children as future criminals

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Last updated on Dec 16, 2016 at 05:15 PM
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