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Thursday 11 February 2016 Home
Jacob Furedi
So what if Islam is a religion of peace?
Ella Whelan
Hillary’s feminist fall from grace
Why old-school gender politics is turning off young women.

Luke Gittos
‘Believe the victim’: this is bigger than Bernard
Hogan-Howe's climbdown was welcome, but not enough.

Wednesday 10 February 2016
Sean Collins
New Hampshire: rage against the political machine
The rise of Sanders and Trump reflects the decay of the establishment.

Charlotte Gill
We can’t all be models, love

Tom Slater
From Black Power to black pain
Beyoncé’s performance was more about recognition than empowerment.

Eleanor Sharman
How I became a feminist victim
Oxford student Eleanor Sharman explains why feminism fails women.

Tuesday 9 February 2016
Ken McLaughlin
Being a teenager is not a mental illness
The rise in teenage mental-health problems is not all it seems.

Tim Black
Operation Midland: why the paedo panic won’t die
As one hysteria is exposed, another replaces it.

George Lawlor
The campus court of Versailles
Fashionable ideas are killing university life.

Ella Whelan
Why we must
trust women

Support bpas’s campaign to decriminalise abortion.

Irene Ogrizek
Learning the art of a good con
Maria Konnikova’s latest is enough to make sceptics of us all.

Monday 8 February 2016
Charlotte Gill
Spotlight: a dull, drama-less wallow in misery

Guy Birchall
Why, why, why
ban Delilah?

Luke Gittos
Assange: the absurdity of international law
Yes, this ruling was mad. But UK officials only have themselves to blame.

Ann Furedi
Zika: why all women must have abortion rights
Every woman, not just those threatened by Zika, should have choice.

Tara McCormack
A new Cold War?
Tensions may be rising, but Russia is not to blame.

Friday 5 February 2016
Wendy Kaminer
Fear, loathing and victimhood
People across the political spectrum now embrace the vulnerable self.

Christopher Beckett
Don’t STEM the development of the humanities

James Woudhuysen
Child migrants: Britain is far from full

James Heartfield
Party Animals: the truth about the CPGB?
David Aaronovitch’s Commie memoir is funny, but it isn’t the whole truth.

Jim Butcher
Students don’t need no datafication
Monitoring student activity destroys the educational experience.

Thursday 4 February 2016
Mick Hume
End this phoney
war over Europe

If nobody likes Cameron’s EU deal, why are they all backing it?

Barbara Hewson
It was right to acquit Doug Richard
The case of the ex-Dragons’ Den star exposes the necessary complexity of the law.

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