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Friday 30 January 2015 Home
Frank Furedi
The truth about the Nazi camp my mum was in
My mother would have recognised but not understood this depiction of Ravensbrück.
Josie Appleton
Weeding out the rational basis of criminal law

Elsa Makouezi
Houellebecq’s not the bigot you think he is
Soumission is a serious interrogation of French politics and society.

Alexander Adams
The Franklin expedition: a Victorian-era moon landing
New light is being shone on the brave but disastrous 1845 Arctic journey.

Joanna Williams
Teaching: it’s about what you know
William Kitchen vs education’s child-centred, anti-knowledge orthodoxy.

Neil Davenport
Generation Me loves keeping it real
Peter York takes well-aimed shots at the contemporary obsession with authenticity.

Thursday 29 January 2015
Ann Furedi
In the struggle over abortion access, BPAS isn’t backing off
Why restricting clinic protests is not an attack on political freedom.

Brendan O’Neill
The new war against PC – it’s too late and it’s picked the wrong target
Why almost everyone is wrong about political correctness.

Duleep Allirajah
Six reasons why giant killing sucks
We should celebrate Premier League Goliaths crushing lower-league Davids.

Wednesday 28 January 2015
Neil Ross
Obama is wrong: we need more politics, not less
The State of the Union address exposed Obama’s abandonment of reality.

Jon Holbrook
How to prevent terrorism in five easy steps!
Jon Holbrook’s top tips for playing your role in the fight against terrorism.

Tuesday 27 January 2015
Dennis Hayes
University challenge – dare to debate

Monday 26 January 2015
Mick Hume
Journalists should not be ‘beneath the law’, either
The trials of UK tabloid reporters reveal the state’s contempt for press freedom.

Tim Black
Syriza’s victory: this is no anti-austerity revolution
The new rulers of Greece embody miserable eco-austerity.

Wendy Kaminer
Pro-choice and pro-free speech: say no to buffer zones
Wendy Kaminer on why she opposes restrictions on anti-abortion protests.

Brendan O’Neill
An Aussie politician has gone off to fight the Islamic State – brilliant

Friday 23 January 2015
Brendan O’Neill
‘We must have the freedom to offend anyone’
Aussie cartoonist Bill Leak on satire, censorship and mocking Muhammad.

Brendan O’Neill
Boris: the only Brit allowed to point a gun at the Islamic State
Pretending to fight IS is fine – actually doing it apparently isn't.

Duleep Allirajah
Holding out for a local hero
The local lad who bleeds the team’s colours is becoming a rarity in the high-stakes Premier League.

Christian Butler
Stephen Sondheim: a puzzling genius
The secret of the lyricist-composer’s success? Hard work, a love of crosswords and brilliant librettos.

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The new war against PC – it’s too late and it’s picked the wrong target
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Journalists should not be ‘beneath the law’, either

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