Criticism of the ‘go home’ billboards is fuelled by elite contempt towards the allegedly racist masses.
The latest Nicolas Winding Refn / Ryan Gosling outing is unforgivably bad.
Football, from the chants to the banter, is a carnival of vulgarity – and that's why we love it.
A nobody in his own time, a knockout in ours, he changed how we see the world.
Commuters in Japan show the way when rescuing a woman trapped underneath a train.
spiked's law editor debates trolling and Twitter abuse on Channel 4 News.
A bombed-mosque tattoo is moronic, but it's not a matter for the police.
The attempt by health authorities to denormalise obesity is a recipe for failure - and could undermine democracy, too.
Euthanasia and assisted suicide are deep moral problems that should be debated by elected politicians, not appointed judges.
Ignore the neuro-determinists: man is more than a machine.
The EU pretends to be a force for altruism in the world, but as its reaction to the Egyptian coup shows, it has a take-it-or-leave-it approach to democracy.
'Chavvy' women were being trolled long before Stella Creasy, and no one minded.
Black muggers, hooligans, trolls - why society loves panicking about deviants.
In part one of his alternative lecture, Frank Furedi reveals the history of humanist ideas and the rise of their anti-human opposite: determinism.
Lab-grown burgers are a smart idea, whatever eco-minded food snobs might say.
Why are feminists obsessed with the idea of Doctor Who regenerating with breasts?
In 2008, Mugabe was the West's No1 bogeyman. In 2013, no one cares.
Further proposed state restrictions on pets always mean yet more state restrictions on humans.
Anti-fracking activists who have descended on West Sussex claim to be speaking for the locals. The locals beg to differ.
Two years on, it is almost as if the London riots never really happened.
Restricting social-media websites will not stop the sad and thankfully rare deaths of bullied teenagers.
Whatever you think about topless pictures in daily newspapers, the feminist campaigns against them send a woeful message.
Rupa Huq’s latest book does a fine job of distilling the snobbery of the elites towards the masses.
An English football club’s refusal to sign a promising Belgian player once convicted of rape shows a society unwilling to forgive and forget.
This strangely successful Afrikaner rap-rave troupe are a joyous middle-finger to the politically correct and the musically boring.
The final part of Edgar Wright’s ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ forgets the essence of British comedy – laughing at oneself.
The feminist challenge to Enlightenment ideas of knowledge and rationality has undermined the project of HE.
A glamour model for lads’ mags on why she can't abide censorious feminists.
The citizen-TV channel WORLDbytes asked Londoners about their views on the conflict.
Children are healthier and happier than ever before, whatever well-paid scaremongers might claim.
The anti-human undertones of searching for gayness in nature.
Frank Furedi on how conservatism came to be treated as a mental deficiency.
The real problem is not onerous terms of service, but the weakness of the UK economy in general.
Why's no one talking about the fact-lite, frenzied shutting of US embassies?
How Western liberals provided the moral ammo for the massacres in Egypt.
The only thing UK aid to Africa supports is British politicians’ sense of moral worth.
In The Business of Baby, Jennifer Margulis tries to fight institutionalised fearmongering with scare stories of her own.
The good, the bad and the awful at Edinburgh 2013.
For you, Tories, the war is over
Since when did we get so uptight that simply wearing an Obama mask warranted the sack?
The idea that it is emancipating to have the state tell women what they can wear is mad.
The folly of calling for the ICC to investigate the army’s massacres.
spiked’s education editor outlines a vision for the future of the university.
Manning’s leaks didn’t tell us anything we didn't already know.
For the Guardian to complain of a war on journalism is extraordinary;
it helped to start this war that it’s now falling victim to.
We shouldn't value arts education on the basis that it has social or economic benefits, but because it expands the mind and soul.
The anti-smoking crackdown from Brussels has turned to the menace of mildly minty flavouring.
To mark the death of the genre-transforming writer, read this 1991 piece from Living Marxism.
Chucking political eggs at Labour leader Miliband is missing the point.
Once, radical women demanded liberty and change; now they want censorship and social engineering.
The campaign to stop certain schools from teaching traditional values is an attack on parental autonomy.
The director of FrackNation explodes the myths put about by fracktivists.
Just because Mr Manning says he is a female, that doesn’t mean he is.
The redeeming features of life back in the Premier League are the same as ever: boozing, singing and shouting with mates.
Tom Slater talks to d’Animate Theatre about finding the fun in Beckett’s Roughs.
Michael Fitzpatrick isn't convinced by a much raved-about autism memoir.
Is that light at the end of the tunnel or an on-coming train?
Having judges rule on certain people's sex lives has ugly echoes of the past.
Saleha Ali finds a Lose the Lads' Mags protest wet, unpopular and very snobby.
There’s more to being a grown-up than having sex.
Why are feminists reducing so-called black culture to a cheeky dance?
An assault on immigrants is being dressed up in the language of anti-trafficking.
Russell McCarthy finds anti-war activists aren’t as opposed to intervention in Syria as you might expect.
After years of cheering Oliver's crusade to educate the salad-dodging masses, why is the commentariat now turning on him?
The narcissism of the bomb-Syria brigade is terrifying.
While ticketed productions lose money, the Free Fringe is cleaning up in donations - but it is still theatre worth paying for.
The lack of protest against new guidelines clamping down on homophobic chants shows free speech only applies to the ‘right’ kind of people
Lorne Campbell, curator of The Bloody Great Border Ballad Project, talks about the sorry state of political debate and how theatre can enrich it.
How Brussels became a hiding place for elites sick of dealing with the demos.