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Saturday 10 December 2016 Home
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Using the law against the people
Podcast: Our law editor Luke Gittos on the Brexit legal challenges.
Friday 9 December 2016
Dave Clements
Who’d be a football coach now?
The child-abuse panic is poisoning the adult-child relationship.

Luke Gittos
No institution should be above the people
The Brexit judges must realise they are beholden to us, too.

Patrick West
Veganism: a cult of purity
This obsession with clean living is a denial of human nature.

James Heartfield
The rise of the officious state
A new book challenges the arbitrary power of modern officials.

Thursday 8 December 2016
Stephen Bremner
Why are quangos so scared of the public?
Why the EHRC wants to tame politics post-Brexit.

Brendan O’Neill
The myth of the 48%
The anti-Brexit mob is the most elitist British movement in memory.

Wendy Kaminer
America’s imperilled democracy
Trump’s own ‘identity politics’ are damaging democratic rights.

Barbara Hewson
The Harding Clark report: when hysteria trumps fact
A new Irish report on symphysiotomy reveals the dangers of victim culture.

Wednesday 7 December 2016
Alexander Adams
Philistines in avant-garde clothing
Sohrab Ahmari’s scathing critique shows how identity politics is destroying the arts.

Ella Whelan
There’s more to university than getting a good job
Students suing their alma maters speaks to the devaluation of learning.

Emily Dinsmore
Why I’m fighting my Uni ban on tabloids
Banning the sale of tabloids is slippery censorship and should be opposed.

Fraser Myers
In defence of Last Tango in Paris
The new censorious rage over this great film must be resisted.

Jim Butcher
Global citizens vs the people
Self-styled citizens of the world are driven by disdain for the demos.

Tuesday 6 December 2016
Dominic Standish
The rejection of Renzi: a good day for democracy
Italians have had enough of this unelected PM.

Tim Black
The Casey Review: a nation divided
The British state’s multicultural dream has turned into a segregated nightmare.

Naomi Firsht
Season’s Greetings: Santa Claus is dead!
Here come the Christmas killjoys.

Guy Birchall
Why I love the new animal-fat fiver
Don’t have a cow, vegans, this new currency is great.

Monday 5 December 2016
Tom Slater
The war of attrition on Brexit
The elite is trying to break the public spirit. We must resist.

Frank Furedi
Italian revolt
These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.

Izzy Lyons
30 quid for contraception? #JustSayNon
British women are penalised for seeking emergency contraception.

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The myth of the 48%
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A short history of anti-democracy

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Dispatches’ dirty little secret

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