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Friday 6 March 2015 Home
Tom Slater
Kant, Peter Pan and why Generation Y won’t grow up
Susan Neiman's Enlightened insights into my generation's childishness.
Tim Black
Hating modernity, hating the Jews: a reckoning with Heidegger
Why the German thinker's anti-human ideas live on.

Alexander Adams
TS Eliot among the bankers and Bloomsberries
Robert Crawford’s biography provides a sympathetic portrait of the poet as a young man.

David Bowden
Lila: a divine novel
Marilynne Robinson’s religious warmth is a breath of fresh air in this cynical age.

Mark Adnum
Matthew Shepard and the gatekeepers of gay orthodoxy
Stephen Jimenez talks to Mark Adnum about the truth behind the myth.

Fred de Fossard
A triumph of anti-war literature
Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun deserves a new audience.

Bernie Whelan
Harper Lee, welcome back!
Why I’ll be devouring the ‘sequel’ to To Kill A Mockingbird.

Thursday 5 March 2015
Mick Hume
‘Vote Labour, get Lord Justice Leveson!’
If Labour wins the election, press freedom will be a big loser.

Sean Collins
Netanyahu in Washington: how Bibi eclipsed Barack
His speech stood in stark contrast to the relativism of the modern West.

Duleep Allirajah
Kick It Out: inviting fans to be snitches
A racist-reporting app is designed to swamp football with grasses.

Wednesday 4 March 2015
Tim Black
Boris Nemtsov and the rise and rise of Russia-bashing
Blaming Putin for everything bad in the world is a dangerous game.

Joanna Williams
Fees, philistinism and the future of HE
The tuition fees debate shows how philistine our leaders have become.

Allum Bokhari
Let’s just say it: online death threats are rarely credible

Tuesday 3 March 2015
Tom Slater
The Beaver blackout – LSESU has sunk to a new low

Frank Furedi
Six ways that the Miners’ Strike changed British politics forever
Thirty years on, how that uprising altered everything.

Naomi Firsht
The nasty nonsense of Israel Apartheid Week
Why are student activists so blinkered on the issue of Israel?

Angus Kennedy
The fall of the public sphere
ESSAY: Political elites have denigrated and abandoned the public.

Stephanie Gutmann
Fifty Shades: an uprising against fun-free feminism
After 50 years of feminism, women want to fantasise about dominant men.

Monday 2 March 2015
Charlie Pearson
Tony Abbott believes in free speech, but…

Brendan O’Neill
Why won’t we tell students that Kant is better than the Koran?
The problem on campus isn’t hate preaching — it’s academic cowardice.

Friday 27 February 2015
Chris Lynch
The Theory of Everything – making history

Tara McCormack
Clueless Cameron is playing PR-politics over Ukraine

Tom Slater
Twentysomethings, call off the generational jihad
Tom Slater, 23, calls for an end to pity-me yoof politics.

Duleep Allirajah
Football’s fantasy racism
Ignore the well-paid ‘anti-racists’ — racism in the game has been on the wane for years.

Views on the streets: free speech after Copenhagen

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