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Friday 27 November 2015 Home
‘Free-range parenting is not a crime’
Rob Lyons
The People’s March for Climate? Yeah, right

Michael Fitzpatrick
Recalling the spirit of the Easter Rising
A new book gives the 1916 Dublin revolt its due.

Stefan Rhys-Williams
The rage against Cumberbatch: no one is safe from PC

Patrick West
Cultural appropriation will eat itself
That yoga ban showed just how ludicrous it is to ghettoise culture.

Neil Davenport
The culture war on Christianity
The banning of the Lord’s Prayer ad shows traditional values are on their knees.

Thursday 26 November 2015
Stephen Beard
The internet must never be a safe space

Brendan O’Neill
If we’re serious about free speech, we should say ‘Je Suis Dieudonné’
Hateful people must be as free as decent people to express their beliefs.

Mick Hume
‘Every idea is an incitement’
Blurring the line between offensive speech and incitement to violence threatens freedom for us all.

Joanna Williams
The make-believe world of child-abuse campaigners
A new report is light on facts and heavy on scaremongering.

Rob Lyons
George Osborne: ducking the difficult questions
The Spending Review was nothing but tinkering – we need a real plan for growth.

Wednesday 25 November 2015
Alka Sehgal Cuthbert
In defence of David Starkey

Tom Slater
Brussels: a city terrorising itself
The shutdown in Belgium is doing the jihadists’ work for them.

Ella Whelan
The DWP doesn’t kill
Using suicide to argue against welfare cuts is sick and wrong.

James Heartfield
Osborne is right, we need more homes
But new plans for the ‘starter home’ scheme won’t satisfy that need.

Tuesday 24 November 2015
Tim Black
Labour’s men of conscience? Gimme a break
The PLP has turned the Syria vote into another chance to depose Corbyn.

Luke Gittos
Silhan Ozcelik is a hero
Why are we locking up people who want to fight the Islamic State?

Ken McLaughlin
The mental obsession with offence-taking
Ken Livingstone has become the latest victim of these over-sensitive times.

Robert Smith
Yes, the Paris attacks had something to do with Islam
Insisting that Islamists are not 'real Muslims' gets us nowhere.

Monday 23 November 2015
Frank Furedi
Microaggression theory: an assault on everyday life
This crusade against unwitting racism is deeply divisive.

Luke Gittos
The fake-penis case: a moral travesty
Gayle Newland’s sentence revealed a chasm between the law and the people.

Friday 20 November 2015
Brendan O’Neill
After Paris: where’s our fire?
Why our rulers are more interested in policing our passions than fighting ISIS.

Ben Pile
The world needs more energy, not green BS
Western governments and agencies are now standing in the way of development.

Patrick West
‘I stand with Paris, but...’
We must engage with the real motivation behind the Paris attacks.

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If we’re serious about free speech, we should say ‘Je Suis Dieudonné’
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‘Every idea is an incitement’

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