spiked talks to David Boaz, author of The Libertarian Mind.
The nostalgia for Eighties alt culture reflects how pale public life is today.
Jamie Bartlett goes on a fascinating trek though the hidden internet.
Where was the bill to abolish the Human Rights Act – or the NHS?
Universities have one responsibility – to educate.
This zany Tasmanian art gallery lays the limits of contemporary irony bare.
Dark chocolate causes weight loss? Hacks actually believed it.
Yes, Ireland has entered a new era of equality – but not the positive kind.
Clamping down on BDS will only fuel its intolerant campaign.
Why Boomer-blaming is a very bad idea.
There’s something sinister in Labour’s about-face on a referendum.
Police trawling for child-abuse cases is an affront to justice.
Censorship on campus – and elsewhere – is dumbing down political debate.
Twentysomething Swiftdom shows how scared of growing up my generation is.
He was a local hero, yes. But he fell short of greatness.
Two enlightening new books explore the miserable rise of the happiness industry.
Lefties no longer struggle with the people – they feel sorry for them.
The pro-Charlie set is now holding back the fight for free expression.
It lost its ‘voice of organised labour’ long ago, and has found no other.
We must resist the new assaults on due process.
Tory plans to replace the HRA will only reinforce judicial tyranny.
The Human Rights Act has set back the fight for freedom.
Two defences of free expression, two very different ideas of freedom.
The PM, like so many others, doesn't get how important tolerance is.
Too many sacrificed support for democracy at the altar of Sisi’s coup.
Women are weak? With feminists like this, who needs misogyny.
A Soviet crime — the neglect of their greatest poet — must be avenged.
A fascinating new biography explores the debauched life of seminal art patron Peter Watson.
Detroit 67 is a gritty portrait of the year Motown unravelled.
A new memoir of the great thwarter of alternative medicine is a paean to courage, conviction and reason.
The fuss over Protein World exposes the wetness of the new feminism.
Rape victims shouldn't be encouraged to dwell on their experiences.
The fancy-dress furore at Hartlepool shows that football anti-racism has sunk to a new low.
This film/musical is nasty piece of ideology from which no one may dissent.
What a fantastic irony: his letters to ministers show how very Guardian he is.
Cameron’s crackdown on extremists will destroy freedom, not protect it.
The document that built a ‘brazen wall’ to guard the individual from the state.
Freedom is never given to us – it must be won.
Peter Hitchens talks to Tom Slater about the phoney nostalgia for the great charter.