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Friday 19 September 2014 Home
Brendan O’Neill
Get the police off our tweets!
A senior British police officer has threatened to punish offensive speech online - where's the outrage over such Orwellianism?
Brendan O’Neill
Scotland: once again the demos save the day
The masses are far more rational than the unhinged political class.

Duleep Allirajah
Kick wifi out of football?
Fans live-tweeting matches from the stands isn't to blame for the sanitisation of the game.

Rob Lyons
Swiss girls just wanna have guns
Rob Lyons reports from Zurich's annual shooting competition – for schoolchildren.

Thursday 18 September 2014
Rob Harries
Fossil Free UK: divesting from reality

Brendan O’Neill
Say No
Democracy itself is on the line in today’s referendum.

Mattias Svensson
Sweden’s overcrowded middle ground
Forget far-right surges and left revivals - Swedish politics is gravitating to the centre.

Martyn Perks
Apple: the U2 of the tech world
Apple used to lead the market; now it desperately follows it.

Wednesday 17 September 2014
Tim Black
Youth today – boring, polite and very fearful
Young people need to stop worrying about their careers and get out more.

Pierre Desrochers
The latest culinary fad: famine food
Middle-class foodies are paying a fortune to eat what peasants once lived on.

Mark Beachill
After the Sewol disaster: the future of South Korea
The sinking of a ship packed with schoolchildren is unravelling political life in Korea.

Tuesday 16 September 2014
Dolan Cummings
The flimsy, fantasy politics of the Yes campaign
Scottish independence is not an opportunity; it’s a political dead-end.

Neil Davenport
Coppers: the armed wing of therapy culture
Chasing tweeters, raiding ageing celebs' homes... the police are fuelling the culture of victimhood.

Patrick West
Gingers, nerds and fat people – the ‘new prejudice’?
Picking on people for their appearance may be unpleasant, but it's hardly akin to racism.

Monday 15 September 2014
Guy Pierce
Why MPs have trust issues

Brendan O’Neill
The West’s sad semi-war against ISIS is worse than useless
Our leaders say the Islamic State threatens civilisation – why won’t they fight it?

Tim Black
NATO’s reckless Russia‑baiting
The Cold War organisation’s crisis of purpose is playing itself out in Ukraine.

Nikos Sotirakopoulos
Greek anti-racist bill: say the right things, or else...
Only a free, unregulated forum can help defeat the likes of Golden Dawn.

Friday 12 September 2014
Mick Hume
Hack Attack: how Nick Davies saved the world
…by helping to close the News of the World.

Brendan O’Neill
Owen Jones' middle-class moralism
The Establishment is possibly the least convincing portrait of power ever painted.

Tim Black
Ian McEwan: a lapsed rationalist
The Children Act lays bare the limits of the scientistic worldview.

Bruno Waterfield
Self, Orwell and the English language
Will Self’s anti-Orwell tirade combines ignorance with a snobbish disdain for the public.

Stuart Derbyshire
Setting the record straight on AIDS
Chris Jennings’ new book exposes the reality of the epidemic that never was.

Rob Lyons
The war on fat – a big, fat waste of time
Rob Lyons talks to the author of a new book that calls into question the demonisation of fatty foods.

Alexander Adams
Boswell’s postcards from a hanging
A new collection of James Boswell’s writings reveals the enduring humanity of a man obsessed with public executions.

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The importance of being cultured
Angus Kennedy talks to spiked about the cultural retreat of the elites and the need for discrimination.

Joanna Williams
Tackling the reading gap
Overworked teachers and dumbed-down libraries are behind Britain's shocking literacy levels.

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Get the police off our tweets!
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