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spiked podcast 24 September 2016

‘Campus censors hold students in contempt’

Podcast: Tom Slater and Robby Soave on free speech at university.

Patrick West 23 September 2016

The pre-modern public shaming of Gazza

Making a spectacle of ‘criminals’ has no place in a democracy.

Duleep Allirajah 23 September 2016

Paralympians’ job is to be the best, not ‘raise awareness’

Let's stop expecting Paralympians to make society a better place.

Andrew Doyle 23 September 2016

The state’s war on amateur comedians

Gazza isn’t the only one having his collar felt for telling a crap joke.

Izzy Lyons 23 September 2016

In defence of student boozing

Don't let fun-sponge officials ruin your nights out.

Mick Hume 22 September 2016

The truth about those ‘Brexit lies’

EU elites think voters are too thick to know what’s right.

Jacob Furedi 22 September 2016

Students, refuse to think racially

The obsession with racism on campus is harming human relations.

Luke Gittos 22 September 2016

National Treasure: the showtrial of ageing celebs

This Yewtree-themed drama raises pressing questions about the post-Savile era.

Emily Dinsmore 21 September 2016

Teaching students to be mentally ill

The obsession with ‘student stress’ makes campus life dull and censorious.

Ella Whelan 21 September 2016

The taming of Bridget Jones

The fun, drunk smoker has been straightened out. How depressing.

Naomi Firsht 20 September 2016

Let’s put the campus sex panic to bed

Freshers, ignore the fearmongers and enjoy your newfound freedom.

Tim Black 20 September 2016

Brexit owes little to UKIP

The yearning for democracy goes well beyond Farage and Co.

Rob Lyons 20 September 2016

Hinkley Point: how not to go nuclear

This costly project could set back the energy revolution we need.

Sean Collins 19 September 2016

Trashing the white trash: Hillary and the new bigotry

Clinton's attack on 'deplorables' reveals an ugly prejudice.

Tom Slater 19 September 2016

How to survive freshers’ week, spiked style

Students, resist SU coddling and insist on being treated as adults.

Frank Furedi 19 September 2016

It will take more than boot camps to tackle terrorism

Why France’s de-radicalisation centres won’t stem the new jihadism.

spiked podcast 17 September 2016

‘Syria has been undone, and this truce won’t fix it’

Podcast: Tim Black on the impossibility of peace in Syria.

Charles Murray 16 September 2016

America against itself

Charles Murray talks to Sean Collins about the new class war.

Terri Murray 16 September 2016

The principled, left-wing case against multiculturalism

A new book eviscerates the West's neo-racialism.

Theresa May is a friend of free speech? Come off it

She criticises Safe Spaces on campus yet wants to Safe Space all of Britain.

Naomi Firsht 15 September 2016

Protecting women from the world

By criminalising sexism, the police are acting like Victorian chaperones.

James Woudhuysen 15 September 2016

Heathrow’s third runway: delayed, delayed, delayed

After decades of dithering, we must demand action on airport expansion.

Jacob Furedi 14 September 2016

We shouldn’t lock up Brits who fight ISIS – we should celebrate them

The madness of arresting Britons who sign up with the Kurds.

Tom Slater 14 September 2016

What next: locking up Leavers?

Investigating Farage for hate speech would be an act of tyranny.

Izzy Lyons 13 September 2016

Lionel Shriver is right

Without cultural appropriation, art withers.

Tim Black 13 September 2016

Syria: a war for nothing

The Syria Truce is a desperate attempt to restore the pre-2011 set-up.

Ella Whelan 13 September 2016

Why feminists are so cagey about class

Middle-class media feminists have nothing to say to poor girls.

Tom Slater 12 September 2016

Who can save Labour? No one

The party's over. Why won't anyone admit it?

Joanna Williams 12 September 2016

Grammar schools: we need knowledge, not nostalgia

Theresa May's plans won't tackle the narrow instrumentalism of education.

Luke Gittos 12 September 2016

Close the Calais Jungle

Building shanty towns is no solution to the migrant crisis.

spiked podcast 10 September 2016

How the alt-right went wrong

Brendan O'Neill, Cathy Young and Lauren Southern on PC and its dissenters.

Jacob Furedi 9 September 2016

Why even Brexiteer MPs are scared of Brexit

The whole establishment has been rattled by our defiant cry.

Patrick West 9 September 2016

Climate change is not a political issue

The environment has been hijacked by both left and right.

Naomi Firsht 9 September 2016

Sod the scaremongers
– life is good

People are living longer, fuller lives. Let’s celebrate.