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Tuesday 1 September 2015 Home
Maren Thom
Wes Craven: exploring the horror within
The Nightmare on Elm Street director confronted the human condition in an age of unreason.
Joanna Williams
Time to reclaim the classroom
Joanna Williams introduces spiked’s back-to-school special.

Martin Robinson
In an info age, we need knowledge more than ever
Pupils must be taught before they are asked what they think.

Michael Young
Unleashing the power of knowledge for all
We need to put subjects at the heart of the curriculum.

Carl Hendrick
Bureaucracy is sucking the life out of teaching
Form-filling and constant monitoring are wasting teachers’ time.

Kevin Rooney
Teaching students to jump through hoops
The obsession with exams is cheating state-school kids out of an education.

Greg Ashman
Educationalists: teaching bad ideas
Teachers are starting to fight back against the biases of educationalists.

Monday 31 August 2015
Frank Furedi
Hey, grown-ups: put down the colouring pens!
Adult colouring-books speak to the infantilisation of the West.

Friday 28 August 2015
Ann Furedi
Rape culture and the crisis of intimacy
A new book warns of the threats posed by the obsession with rape.

Sean Collins
A black hero for guilty whites
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me offers a disturbing insight into the new racialism.

Tim Black
‘There is a moral case for fossil fuels’
Alex Epstein tells spiked why we need to celebrate our impact on nature.

Alexander Adams
The Islamic Republic of France
Michel Houellebecq’s Submission is a powerful novel about the fragility of Western culture.

Tara McCormack
Mystifying IS, the army of terror
The Islamic State cannot be understood outside the context of Western intervention.

James Heartfield
Cultural Capital: the myth of Creative Britain
Robert Hewison’s critique of New Labour arts policy misses the point.

Alka Sehgal Cuthbert
The founding of the modern research university
A fascinating new book explores the Kantian origins of the modern university.

Stefan Rhys-Williams
Dressing up like Caitlyn Jenner is not transphobic

Ferdia Carr
Tyler, The Creator: banned for your own good

Thursday 27 August 2015
Mick Hume
‘Entryism’? More like political necrophilia
It’s less a struggle for Labour’s soul than two cliques squabbling over a corpse.

Christian Butler
Do disabled acts need a helping hand?
Christian Butler reports on the Edinburgh Fringe’s new push for inclusivity.

Wednesday 26 August 2015
Ella Whelan
Jeremy Corbyn is no hero for women

Tom Slater
‘I’d be embarrassed to call myself PC’
Sarah Franken talks ISIS, censorship and the perils of being pigeon-holed.

Christian Butler
Get Your Own Back: nostalgia and gunge

Mat Vaillancourt
Let’s raise a Pringle to cheap flights

Tim Black
The narrowing of debate Down Under
spiked’s editor falls foul of the new elite.

Wendy Earle
Barbara Hepworth: the last gasp of modernism
The sculptor emerged at a time when artists believed they could change the world.

Tuesday 25 August 2015
Tom Slater
Sarah Callaghan: an ambitious debut

Rob Lyons
The rise of the Helmet Cam Constabulary

Reinvigorating the spirit of the First Amendment
This Autumn, spiked explores the future for freedom in the 21st century.

Paul Coleman
Can religious freedom survive same-sex marriage?
Five ways same-sex marriage is harming the freedom of faith.

Alex Kasnetz
How censorship divides us
Political correctness has made us more wary of one another.

Frank Furedi
You can’t inherit Holocaust trauma
Survivors’ children need to free themselves from their parents’ past.

Ella Whelan
Even cheating husbands deserve privacy
The Ashley Madison hack is cruelty masquerading as morality.

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