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Monday 20 October 2014 Home
Tim Black
Ebola: the culture of fear goes viral
The real threat to the West does not come from ebola.
Helene Guldberg
Tommy the chimp is just an animal, not a prisoner
The campaign to give a chimpanzee ‘legal personhood’ is ludicrous.

Friday 17 October 2014
Ellamay Russell
The Ban Bindel policy: an affront to students

Brendan O’Neill
Darzi’s doublespeak
When nanny staters say ‘choice’, what they really mean is ‘less choice’.

Duleep Allirajah
In praise of terrace banter
It’s time to stick up for football fans’ right to trade insults.

Neil Ross
Why it’s bad to be protected from offence
Greg Lukianoff's Freedom From Speech skewers the idea that we have the right not to be offended.

Thursday 16 October 2014
Tom Slater
Gone Girl: movies should entertain, not educate
So what if this movie sends the 'wrong' message about rape?

Allum Bokhari
#GamerGate: an un‑PC rebellion
Gamers are not happy with the right-on activists ruining their hobby.

Wednesday 15 October 2014
Rob Lyons
’71: the past is not a foreign country

Viv Regan
Judy Finnigan vs the offencerati

Mick Hume
‘The Establishment is trying to choke journalism’
David Dinsmore, editor of the Sun, on the challenges to press freedom.

Norman Lewis
Is Big Data squishing our humanity?
The use of new technologies is turning us into objects of analysis, examination and manipulation.

Jan MacVarish
Why parents are beating themselves up
The anxiety around smacking has undermined parental authority.

Tuesday 14 October 2014
Ellamay Russell
Go sober for October? No thanks…

Guy Pierce
Let’s flush this piss-poor campaign down the toilet

Tim Black
Is a vote for UKIP really just a screech of rage?
There’s something anthropological in the political class’s view of UKIP voters.

Christopher Snowdon
America, we need to talk about the word ‘progressive’
Berkeley's proposed soda tax shows the city is no 'bastion of liberty'.

Alex Dean
London: let’s build better
The capital is headed in the right direction – up. But can we please ditch the ‘quirky’ buildings?

Monday 13 October 2014
Charlie Pearson
Australia’s public-health lobby: it’s time the fat lady sang

Frank Furedi
It will take more than an oath to improve our schools
Making teachers swear loyalty to their profession won’t repair their authority.

Nigel Scott
The online petitioners trolling Ched Evans
Evans, a convicted rapist, has served his sentence - it’s time to move on.

Barbara Hewson
LSE SU: the tyranny of the minority
The banning of LSE rugby club was puritanical – and quite possibly illegal.

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Darzi’s doublespeak
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‘The Establishment is trying to choke journalism’

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