By encouraging lecturers and students to report instances of discrimination, universities are undermining the very concept of academic freedom.
The ‘missing millions’ of Indian women are as much a product of the Western obsession with overpopulation as misogyny.
A criminal trial should be a cool-headed assessment of evidence, not a chance for victims to vent their distress.
Movember underlines how narcissistic health campaigns have become.
England’s defeats to Chile and Germany told us nothing we didn’t already know.
The often practical wisdom of horoscopes is preferable to woe-is-me narcissism.
A head defends his free school from the naysayers and right-on critics.
The anti-bullying industry has now turned its attentions to brothers and sisters.
British school meals have become a tool for social engineering.
Throughout the outgoing DPP's tenure, he was obsessed with sexual-abuse prosecutions.
Many pay lip service to the idea of free speech, but spiked takes it seriously.
Underlying the debate about the proposed English GCSE curriculum is a failure to make the case for studying classic texts.
Through rules, regulations and judicial review, British government has seriously emasculated itself.
Criminalising people who fail to report suspicions of child abuse will poison social relations.
The ACPO's ban on flares at matches shows how killjoy the football police have become.
Far from being a socialist, New York City’s new mayor is Bloomberg Take 2.
Mark Kermode tells spiked there's nothing snobby about judgement.
The innocent suffer when we’re encouraged to believe all claimants.
Claims that female genital mutilation is endemic in the UK rest on dodgy stats and barely concealed racial prejudice.
China is neither destroyer nor saviour of the West’s economies.
75 years on, are Jews once again being treated as ‘different’?
Why should we look to popstars or footballers to be inspiring for any other reason than that they are good at what they do?
The Tories said they would scrap ASBOs. They didn't say they'd replace them with something even worse.
An Israeli activist tells spiked why he broke a literary boycott of his country.
The UK’s array of prostitution laws only make things worse for sex workers.
Listen to the spiked debate on university life and freedom of speech that took place at parliament this week.
John Major wasn't posh-bashing - he was rightly critiquing state schools.
A stale competition between mega-rich clubs, the loss of the Champions League from terrestrial screens is no great tragedy.
Nadine Strossen talks to Brendan O'Neill about why nothing – not even ‘rape porn’ – should be banned.
Why liberal commentators continue to go gaga for Gaga.
The restrictions on foreign artists entering Britain is choking the arts scene.
CLR James's last interview now available as a podcast.
In our cynical, downbeat era, we long for some Kennedy positivity.
Michael Fitzpatrick slams the campaign to ban a wacky health mag from shops.
150 years on, Lincoln’s words retain their democratic power.
Once sanctuaries of quiet study, libraries have become glorified community centres.
India's bid to reach the red planet is a cause for celebration, not cynicism.
Meet the miserabilists who think Filipinos bred themselves into disaster.
University services aimed at boosting students' wellbeing are eroding personal autonomy.
Feminist academics are using slurs and threats to chill the debate on rape. They must be challenged.
Plans to rebrand the Conservatives reveal the shallowness of party politics.
Sean B Carroll tells the story of two men whose lives embodied resistance, humanism and intellectual inspiration.
The ‘Word of the Year’ reflects a contemporary crisis of judgement.
Sorry, David Cameron - you're now stuck with the green policies you yourself advocated.
Ever-rising energy prices are the product of green attacks on our consumption habits.
We denigrate history’s victims of slavery with our misuse of the s-word.
Human behaviour cannot be understood through brain scans.
The remarkable thing about Plebgate is that the party of law and order is fighting the police.
There is only one word to describe this slavery tale: bullshit.
The Supreme Court judgment in the B&B / gay couple controversy shows how illiberal equality laws can be.
The domestic violence disclosure scheme won’t be effective, but it will be intrusive.
Splitting up the UK would be pointlessly divisive.
A bit of harmless banter isn't ruining cricket, it's the easily offended moaners who are sucking the fun out of the game.
In the latest attack on Scottish football fans' freedoms, Celtic fans are being demonised for waving a banner that was allegedly 'disrespectful'.
As critics attack again, why I still stand by LM magazine.