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Monday 22 December 2014 Home
Sean Collins
This ban is a fracking outrage
New York’s ban on fracking is an act of pure green elitism.
Jon Holbrook
Torture report: war is no place for the law
No one benefits from the invasion of lawyers into the sphere of war.

Luke Gittos
Beware Theresa May’s relationship police
If ‘controlling behaviour’ is made a criminal offence, no relationship is safe.

Friday 19 December 2014
Tim Black
‘We’re living in a tyranny of like-mindedness’
Howard Jacobson on Jews, comedy, dystopia and why ‘agreement is terrifying’.

Ann Furedi
A manifesto for the right to abortion
Katha Pollitt cuts through the defensiveness of the pro-choice movement.

Mick Hume
Viz – still the biz
Happy 35th to ‘the shittest magazine in Britain and possibly the world’.

Various authors
And the Book of the Year Award goes to…
spiked writers pick their best reads of 2014.

Alexander Adams
Van Gogh’s deeply human letters
Vincent’s letters to Theo are a document of struggle, failure and beauty.

Kate Prengel
The Dog, Dubai and Eastern fantasies
Joseph O’Neill’s new novel starts off well, but quickly descends into Orientalism.

spiked podcast
‘It’s about time someone said abortion is a social good’
Ann Furedi discusses Katha Pollitt's Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights.

Thursday 18 December 2014
Tom Slater
‘We don’t feel welcome in our own universities’
Pro-Israel students on the censorship and intolerance they face.

Wednesday 17 December 2014
Nick Cater
The Sydney siege: an act of evil
Nick Cater takes Brendan O’Neill to task over the Lindt café terrorism.

Rob Lyons
Lima climate talks: it's all about the process

David Bowden
Serial: the limits to reasonable doubt
This chilling true-crime podcast series makes a timely stand for the presumption of innocence.

Brendan O’Neill
Hands off the human footprint!
We should expand our eco-footprint: read spiked’s climate manifesto.

Joanna Williams
We need to open the academic mind
Getting rid of the the Research Excellence Framework would be a good start.

Neil Davenport
Cereal Killer controversy: in defence of hipsters
It’s official: hating hipsters is now more annoying than hipsters.

Tuesday 16 December 2014
Jane Turner
The myth of Grayling’s ‘book ban’

Chris Lynch
Francis popes the EU bubble

Frank Furedi
The myth of a slavery epidemic
Officialdom’s war on ‘modern slavery’ is built on pure fear and fantasy.

Brendan O’Neill
After the Sydney siege, the clash of the fearmongers
Some peddle fear of Islamofascism, others promote panic about Islamophobia.

Monday 15 December 2014
Alka Sehgal Cuthbert
The future of libraries – no books, no knowledge

Rossa Minogue
Wetherspoons: the prole pub snobs love to picket

Brendan O’Neill
The war on rape: the logic of the lynch mob returns
Five ways in which today’s feminist war on rape echoes the KKK’s war on rape.

Sean Collins
UVA scandal: fight for the right to fraternise
Frats are taking the rap for the non-crime of rape culture.

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17 December 2014
Hands off the human footprint!
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Viz – still the biz

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Man of Steel, leaden film

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Dispatches’ dirty little secret

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