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26 September 2014

When students believed in liberty

Fifty years on from the Free Speech Movement, its veterans talk to spiked.

25 September 2014

Index on Censorship’s mad response to Exhibit B

Guess who it has criticised? Not the censorious protesters, but the Barbican.

25 September 2014

Female students are not damsels in distress

It's a weird feminism that encourages women to think of themselves as weak.

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A Travis-ty of justice

A Travis-ty of justice

Self, Orwell and the English language

Self, Orwell and the English language

25 September 2014

Exhibit B: artists must have the right to shock

It was a sad day for freedom when Brett Bailey’s work was shut down by a mob.

24 September 2014

‘Students are now demanding freedom from speech’

Podcast: Greg Lukianoff on why we should shock students out of lazy thinking.

24 September 2014

We need to talk about extremism

Universities need to man up and face down extremism, not censor it.

24 September 2014

Get pissed, have sex and speak your mind...

The spiked guide to thriving at freshers’ week.

23 September 2014

Academic freedom is a big deal

The pursuit of truth is more important than lecturers’ or students’ feelings.