His shallow, illiberal campaign is the sordid end result of anti-politics.
Why Leicester won – and why they've made the commentators swoon.
A thriving, buzzing city deserves better than the politics of fear.
We must roll back regulations on public life.
We need more roads, cheaper fuel and greater freedom for everyone.
The new mayor should champion creative technology.
The cover-ups around the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans are not over yet.
Blair Spowart reports on the anti-Prevent protest at the University of Edinburgh.
Australian campuses have become infested with victim politics.
College leaders need to stand up to this illiberal and bigoted campaign.
We talk Dolmio, tap water with meals and the state of nannying across Europe.
Nadine Strossen talks free speech, women's equality and defending porn.
The Livingstone debacle exposes both sides in Labour's anti-Semitism row.
James Shapiro talks to the spiked review about what history can and can’t tell us about Shakespeare’s continued resonance.
In Shakespeare’s most famous character, Hegel saw a tragic disgust with existence.
Edward Wilson-Lee talks to Tim Black about Shakespeare’s East African journey, from colonial talisman to inspiration to independence leaders.
It took the likes of Herder and Schlegel to grasp the brilliance of Shakespeare’s tragic vision.
Sarah Bakewell’s At the Existentialist Café is an inspiring portrait of thinkers for whom the personal is philosophical.
For the likes of Flaubert and Baudelaire, evading the censors was a very serious game.
Time for the capital city of freedom of expression to live up to its history.
Having Zac Goldsmith run London would be like asking a nun to run a brothel.
The war on statutes of limitation is bad for justice.
Let’s build on the Green Belt and let the city breathe.
The Purple One was more than a hero to lonely outsiders.
Women are fighting for their bodily autonomy.
In the absence of privacy, conformism flourishes.
Meet the puritans who think sex is bad for women.
ESSAY: There is little enlightened about being ‘post-borders’ today.
Boiled down, Bernie Sanders’ message was just too pessimistic.
Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood… they remind us of a more liberated era.
It’s time to smash the NUS and start anew.
The threat of Trumpism and the fall of Bernie – this week's podcast.
His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.
Cervantes’ classic was the first postmodern novel. Pity it wasn't the last too.
The London election has been reduced to a shallow battle of identities.
Let’s make London the industrial centre of the future.
Swedish newspapers must cut the umbilical cord to the authorities.
The left’s journey from democracy to technocracy is complete.
Whether it's welcoming or deporting them, the EU is behaving cynically.
A University of Exeter student tells spiked why he is standing against #Right2Debate.
Listen to Brendan O'Neill's introduction to our student free-speech meet-up.
Teenage angst is not a serious mental-health issue.
The campus obsession with wellbeing is infantilising students.
The belief that sexual abuse is uniquely traumatising is damaging to victims.
Who’s really exposed by the non-story of Whittingdale and the dominatrix?
The EU sees European history as a source of shame. It is wrong.