On Nelson Mandela’s inspiring achievements and tragic failures.
The Italian woman forced to have a C-section was effectively treated as a fetal container.
Hull City’s Assem Allam, who wants to change the club’s name to Hull Tigers, is just the latest owner to trample on the view of fans.
Role models vs rogues: journalism’s phony divide.
Being ‘pro-immigrant’ is now PC code for being anti-public.
Nigella Lawson’s private life has provided a feast for hypocritical broadsheet commentary.
Lord Sumption is right: legal activism devalues the demos.
Using design to make people behave in UK A&E departments leaves the source of people's frustrations untouched.
What a bizarre overreaction there was to Tom Daley's revelation.
The OECD’s international league table of education teaches us nothing.
Ian Watkins’ horrific crimes remind us how rare celebrity paedophilia really is.
Jon Holbrook explains why equality law is making society more intolerant.
This week we look back on the physical and intellectual heroism of a Marxist economist.
This week: is the helpful reaction of locals to the Glasgow helicopter crash a rare example of a fast-declining community spirit?
How paternalism has been feminised.
Boris Johnson's speech was far less radical than his critics thought it was.
As critics attack again, why I still stand by LM magazine.
In the latest attack on Scottish football fans' freedoms, Celtic fans are being demonised for waving a banner that was allegedly 'disrespectful'.
A bit of harmless banter isn't ruining cricket, it's the easily offended moaners who are sucking the fun out of the game.
Splitting up the UK would be pointlessly divisive.
The domestic violence disclosure scheme won’t be effective, but it will be intrusive.
The Supreme Court judgment in the B&B / gay couple controversy shows how illiberal equality laws can be.
There is only one word to describe this slavery tale: bullshit.
The remarkable thing about Plebgate is that the party of law and order is fighting the police.
In the eyes of liberty campaigners, it seems some people deserve a private life more than others.
Human behaviour cannot be understood through brain scans.
Joanna Williams says campus wellbeing services are sapping students' autonomy.
This week we celebrate the physician who put his own body on the line in the name of medical science.
This week: why Iran should be free to go nuclear
We denigrate history’s victims of slavery with our misuse of the s-word.
Ever-rising energy prices are the product of green attacks on our consumption habits.
Sorry, David Cameron - you're now stuck with the green policies you yourself advocated.
The ‘Word of the Year’ reflects a contemporary crisis of judgement.
Sean B Carroll tells the story of two men whose lives embodied resistance, humanism and intellectual inspiration.
Plans to rebrand the Conservatives reveal the shallowness of party politics.
Feminist academics are using slurs and threats to chill the debate on rape. They must be challenged.
University services aimed at boosting students' wellbeing are eroding personal autonomy.
Meet the miserabilists who think Filipinos bred themselves into disaster.
India's bid to reach the red planet is a cause for celebration, not cynicism.
Once sanctuaries of quiet study, libraries have become glorified community centres.
150 years on, Lincoln’s words retain their democratic power.
Michael Fitzpatrick slams the campaign to ban a wacky health mag from shops.
The Greenpeace/Russia spat is a bit more complicated than a Good v Evil fairytale.
Rob Lyons explains why Prince Charles still holds sway over public discussion, and why it's high time he shuffled off the scene for good.
This week: why an independent Scotland is a really bad idea.
This week we look back on the short life of a man for whom ‘redneck’ was a badge of honour.