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Friday 24 October 2014 Home
Sam Stevens
Tattoos: a mark of conformism
Moses Dube
Weeping for Reeva, ignoring Marikana
The Western press's obsession with Pistorius has been grotesque.

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‘Teachers need to remind pupils who’s boss’
Tom Bennett discusses the crisis of authority in the classroom.

Duleep Allirajah
They think it’s all ebola
The football world's response to the disease has been farcical.

Thursday 23 October 2014
Luke Gittos
Ched Evans and the silencing of debate
Campaigners are snuffing out any dissent from the official rape narrative.

Brid Hehir
FGM crusade: with feminists like this, who needs misogynists?
Anti-FGM campaigning is doing violence to women's rights.

Alka Sehgal Cuthbert
Bad reasons to read Shakespeare

Wednesday 22 October 2014
Brendan O’Neill
And the lame shall walk
Mankind now does what ancient peoples thought only God could do.

Rob Lyons
Sartre: Nobel Prize refusenik
Fifty years ago, the French philosopher exposed the Nobel Prize for what it is.

Joanna Williams
In defence of the ‘white’ curriculum
Student campaigns for 'inclusive' courses are undermining academic freedom.

Rossa Minogue
Robul Hoque: sentenced for a thought crime
Since when has possessing weird cartoons been a criminal offence?

Tuesday 21 October 2014
Ellie Lee
Hey, teacher, leave those parents alone

Tim Black
‘The best answer to bad speech? More speech’
Nick Gillespie on Fox News, press freedom, and our new media utopia.

Tom Slater
Trolling is a free-speech issue, and always has been
Tougher sentences for trolls are shocking, but not surprising.

Helene Guldberg
Tommy the chimp is just an animal, not a prisoner
The campaign to give a chimpanzee ‘legal personhood’ is ludicrous.

Monday 20 October 2014
Tim Black
Ebola: the culture of fear goes viral
The real threat to the West does not come from ebola.

Friday 17 October 2014
Ellamay Russell
The Ban Bindel policy: an affront to students

Brendan O’Neill
Darzi’s doublespeak
When nanny staters say ‘choice’, what they really mean is ‘less choice’.

Duleep Allirajah
In praise of terrace banter
It’s time to stick up for football fans’ right to trade insults.

Neil Ross
Why it’s bad to be protected from offence
Greg Lukianoff's Freedom From Speech skewers the idea that we have the right not to be offended.

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22 October 2014
And the lame shall walk
15 October 2014
‘The Establishment is trying to choke journalism’

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Man of Steel, leaden film

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Dispatches’ dirty little secret

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