Happy 35th to ‘the shittest magazine in Britain and possibly the world’.
Yes, that fake accent is annoying, but cultural appropriation is what pop is all about.
As we head into 2015, take inspiration from spiked’s top people of 2014.
The pope's embrace of climate alarmism is anti-Catholic and anti-human.
Both the EU and European leftists are meddling in the Greek election.
The abuse of Leelah's parents echoes the antics of the Westboro Baptist Church.
In this era of dogma, we could do with more of Vesalius's open-mindedness.
It is not up to Twittermobs to decide how ex-cons live their lives.
What we can learn from a century-old fight for free thought.
Women's career-or-family dilemma demands more than a technological solution.
Calls for ‘dangerous’ art to be banned are now made by liberals.
Both prohibitionists and legalisers need to grow some moral cojones.
Répondons à ce massacre en renforçant la liberté d’expression.
GM food doesn't need labelling; it needs celebrating.
The late sociologist encapsulated the fears of our era.
And: We need to tackle the intolerance of the anti-Evans mob.
What lies behind the so-called Islamisation of Europe.
It would have been crushed. Here’s how.
We don't need new anti-terror laws – we need more open political debate.
Jihadism is the product of something far more complex than religion alone.
Despite the outburst of solidarity, free speech is still in the firing line.
The capital’s schools have improved, but at what cost to education?
Anti-consumption and anti-growth... Little wonder the Green Party is also anti-migrant.
No, the 'Elastic Heart' video doesn't promote paedophilia.
The accusation of ‘Islamophobia’ is designed to strangle critical thinking.
If assisted dying is a medical treatment, then all are entitled to it – including convicted murderers.
From booze to petrol, water is the scaremongerers’ comparison of choice.
Big Brother gathers up the morally ‘deformed’ for the right-thinking to laugh at.
The new movements that float free of politics and morality.
This film really is family fun, with a bit about what it means to be human.
And: Her goal was excellent, but it's right she didn't win the FIFA award.
The Charlie solidarity is now being used to authoritarian ends.
Listen to Brendan O’Neill discuss the likely reaction to a British Charlie Hebdo.
Plans to ban smoking in a mental-health facility reek of illiberal cruelty.
The sniping about a ‘whitewash’ in this year’s nominations is ugly and divisive.
Counterterrorism laws are stifling research and debate in UK universities.
Everyday life contains far more grey areas than our laws will allow.
A teacher having sex with a 16-year-old pupil should not be a legal matter.
I find the censorious campaign against Page 3 far more offensive than a pair of tits.
Boobs, prophets – true press freedom means nothing should be off limits.
Why politicians and pundits are so desperate to see the Iraq War report.
The secret of the lyricist-composer’s success? Hard work, a love of crosswords and brilliant librettos.
The local lad who bleeds the team’s colours is becoming a rarity in the high-stakes Premier League.
Pretending to fight IS is fine – actually doing it apparently isn't.
Aussie cartoonist Bill Leak on satire, censorship and mocking Muhammad.
Wendy Kaminer on why she opposes restrictions on anti-abortion protests.
The new rulers of Greece embody miserable eco-austerity.
The trials of UK tabloid reporters reveal the state’s contempt for press freedom.
Jon Holbrook’s top tips for playing your role in the fight against terrorism.
The State of the Union address exposed Obama’s abandonment of reality.
We should celebrate Premier League Goliaths crushing lower-league Davids.
Why almost everyone is wrong about political correctness.
Why restricting clinic protests is not an attack on political freedom.
Peter York takes well-aimed shots at the contemporary obsession with authenticity.
William Kitchen vs education’s child-centred, anti-knowledge orthodoxy.
New light is being shone on the brave but disastrous 1845 Arctic journey.
Soumission is a serious interrogation of French politics and society.
My mother would have recognised but not understood this depiction of Ravensbrück.