Teachers are starting to fight back against the biases of educationalists.
The obsession with exams is cheating state-school kids out of an education.
Form-filling and constant monitoring are wasting teachers’ time.
We need to put subjects at the heart of the curriculum.
Pupils must be taught before they are asked what they think.
Joanna Williams introduces spiked’s back-to-school special.
The Nightmare on Elm Street director confronted the human condition in an age of unreason.
It is time to end this witch-hunting of old, often homosexual, men.
The real reason Chrissie Hynde angered feminists? She refused to play the victim.
David French on the state of religious freedom in the wake of gay marriage.
The medicalisation of social problems is straining mental-health services.
The most striking thing about Vester Flanagan was his self-pity.
No, ‘Journalism is not a crime’ in Turkey – and neither should it be in the UK.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me offers a disturbing insight into the new racialism.
We must reject attempts to regulate our nightlife.
This Steve Jones-fronted farce is enough to put you off romance for life.
Cameron Crowe's latest is as bad as everyone says it is.
Jamie Oliver’s latest campaign is just as simple-minded as his previous.
More than 25 years after NWA rocked the world, rappers are still being muzzled.
A new Bukowski is set to emerge, free of his editor's heavy hand.
What a properly progressive economic plan would look like.
This outburst of political compassion is not as healthy as some imagine.
The criminalisation of children has reached terrifying heights.
Why dissent on same-sex marriage is punished so harshly.
Alexis Tsipras and Co are the acceptable faces of EU technocracy.
Misguided feminists are dictating what academics may publish.
How can a Muppet be a role model for women?
Why is the government collaborating in this dangerous myth?
How environmentalists shut down debate on campus.
Bono and Co should not be allowed to police the language of the debate.
With no hint of irony, Western observers defend Syrian
refugees while demonising Eastern Europeans.
The Phantom Pain returns the series to the bleeding edge of gaming.
By embracing migrants, Germany is getting over its war guilt.
ISIS cannot be understood outside the context of Western intervention.
Alka Sehgal Cuthbert reports from the researchED conference.
Who cares if killing those jihadis was legal? The question is: was it right?
The emptiness of politics means a veteran non-entity can become Labour leader.
Charlotte Proudman isn’t the only one trying to tell us what is and isn’t acceptable.
It's time to kick corporate speak out of education.
Democratic states must be able to control their borders.
The idea that biology trumps brains is the real scandal here.
Yes, we must also defend their freedom to publish
cartoons about drowned Syrian refugees.
Why we need to amend the First Amendment.
The debate on the Assisted Dying Bill showed parliament at its finest.
Preachers don't need the state's seal of approval.
PODCAST: Eugene Volokh talks to spiked about the constant battle for freedom.
We are blurring the line between sex and rape.
The elite is embracing immigration for really bad reasons.
The migrant debate has exposed EU contempt for the public.
More pseudo-scientific hectoring is the last thing pregnant women need.
Caitlin Moran’s crocodile tears will do nothing to help migrants.
Cameron’s anti-extremism strategy could have been ghostwritten by the NUS.
The ousting of Abbott showed just how cynical politics has become.
As calls for intervention grow, remember: we’ve been here before.
The anti-Corbyn politics of fear demeans the demos.
His keen eye and unrivalled knowledge set him apart.
Victims should not have the right to personalised justice.
The real victor in the Greek elections was the Troika’s bureaucratic fatalism.
Pop stars should spark moral panics, not promote them.
The sexbots are not coming.
The ageing population is a challenge, not a threat.
The idea that models’ weight should be monitored by law is deeply patronising.
New nuclear power stations would be a boon to society. But not at any price.
A free press remains the lifelong partner of free speech.
Catalan independence is about self-interest, not liberation.
Here's hoping her rebellious spirit lives on.
Stop apologising for providing an essential service for women.
We should celebrate the daring spirit of this unloved school of architecture.
A report from Rhodes on Greeks' response to the crisis.
The migrant crisis has exposed the deep east-west antagonism in German society.
The crusade against historical sex abuse is destroying due process.
Don’t believe Republican candidates who say Christianity is under siege.
As the famous environmentalist bet showed, Malthusians are always wrong.
Corbyn a Trotskyist? He isn’t fit to lay flowers at Trotsky’s tomb.
Maryam Namazie on how she took on the campus censors and won.
Irrational regulation and green posturing are the real causes of the Volkswagen debacle.
The UN’s report on cybersexism is shrill and illiberal.
The free-speech fightback is promising. But there’s a long way to go.
Ignore the paint-flinging pillocks – gentrification is good.