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Monday 16 January 2017 Home
Alexander Adams
Samuel Beckett: a man of letters
Beckett’s letters reveal a personality inseparable from the act of writing.
Saturday 14 January 2017
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Why liberals are now falling for fake news
Podcast: Brendan O'Neill on the media's reaction to the Trump dossier.

Friday 13 January 2017
Tom Slater
We’re all haters now
If a middle-of-the-road speech now counts as a ‘hate incident’, we’re all screwed.

Tim Black
Graham Taylor: a decent man out of time
Football's new fans couldn't stand what Taylor represented.

Jacob Furedi
To some, Israel is the new Illuminati
Anti-Israel conspiracy theories are rife in the mainstream media.

Christian Butler
The Passion of Scorsese
Silence has its flaws, but it speaks to Scorsese’s greatness.

Andrew Doyle
Trump isn’t clever enough for urinary Dadaism
It is an indictment of the liberal left that they’re sharing the piss story.

Thursday 12 January 2017
Mick Hume
Yes, Obama, democracy is in danger – but not from voters
His speech put a ‘democratic’ spin on age-old elite prejudices.

Sabine Beppler-Spahl
Who decides what is fake news?
The German clampdown on ‘misinformation’ is a threat to free speech.

Tom Bailey
They’re all Hamiltonians now
The liberals bashing the Electoral College are far from democrats.

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Brendan O’Neill
Watersportsgate: who’s post-truth now?
Why liberal hacks are going wild for the dodgy dossier on Trump.

Ella Whelan
Gender quotas are an insult to women
Stop offering women a patronising leg-up into politics.

Joanna Williams
University isn’t about ‘satisfaction’
Academics should teach students – not look after them.

Josie Appleton
Turning neighbour against neighbour
Anti-social-behaviour policies are breaking down community bonds.

Andy Shaw
Fracking is the future
We need to remake the case for progress and plenty.

Tuesday 10 January 2017
Naomi Firsht
And the award for most patronising speech goes to...
Meryl and Co, spare us the preaching.

Ken McLaughlin
Mental health: stigma isn’t the problem
We need better resources for mental care, not awareness-raising.

Tim Black
NHS: the state religion
The sacralisation of the NHS reduces citizens to patients.

Frank Furedi
RIP Zygmunt Bauman
The energetic doubter of modernity has died.

Emily Dinsmore
Taking on the tabloid-bashers
Queen Mary student Emily Dinsmore on why she made a stand for press freedom.

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Watersportsgate: who’s post-truth now?
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Yes, Obama, democracy is in danger – but not from voters

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