The government should not dictate what we – or our children – can eat.
This huge inquiry into child abuse has nothing to do with truth.
Please stop exploiting his tragic suicide to sanitise political life.
Pro-migrant campaigners are shaming their opponents into silence.
Northern Ireland's abortion ruling is a small step in the right direction.
Both sides in the refugee debate have lost sight of freedom.
After Paris, will religious tolerance survive?
India's defiance at the Paris climate talks should be celebrated.
The shallowness of the Commons debate on Syria was alarming.
Jeremy Corbyn’s downfall is that he’s incapable of changing his mind.
Why some lefties hate the likes of Maryam Namazie.
Labour may have won a by-election, but it’s lost the working class.
The bleating about online trolls is stifling political debate.
Why shouldn’t people pray for massacre victims?
The right to refuse treatment is not the same as the right to demand death.
From guns to speech, terrorism has become an excuse to limit liberty.
A new biography spreads muck, but sheds little light.
No, words don't directly cause violence. But they do have great power.
So what if Tyson Fury's opinions are mad. His boxing is world-class.
The official response to the Leytonstone attack shows just how divided we are.
It’s an outrage that the police are investigating Fury’s beliefs.
Soul-sapping bureaucracy is putting off new recruits.
Le Pen's Front National is building on the ruins of the political establishment.
We must defend free speech even for politicians branded ‘fascists’.
From Silicon Valley, a new elite is coming.
Camille Paglia assesses the parlous state of today’s feminism.
The philosopher talks to Mick Hume about politics, marriage and Islam.
Why the undead live on.
Identity politics and the death of the individual.
Greens are using Cumbria's troubles to argue for tough climate action. Bad idea.
We should raise the voting age to 25, not lower it to 16.
Don't let anti-consumerists kill your Christmas spirit.
This off-beat drama shows how feeble feminism has become.
The musical-theatre icon is known for pulling in the punters – but he hasn’t had a hit for decades.
The rape-culture crusade has ushered in a new era of mob justice.
Anti-Corbynism speaks to the anti-democratic drabness of our era.
The Labour MP is nothing to write home about.
Trump appeals to those fed up with Washington powerbrokers.
The clueless attacks on Trump have fuelled his campaign.
There's a real danger in expanding the definition of abuse.
Frank Furedi on the power of books, selfhood and Werther Fever.
The final episode will no doubt leave Mark and Jez right where we found them.
For all the optimism about wind and solar, renewables are nowhere near viable.
Climate advocacy has become a refuge for political no-hopers.
We’re fast entering an era of state licensing of parenting.
Great ideas are often pillaged from somewhere else.
At the heart of the Islamic State is a fear of political autonomy.
How a charity and two social workers succeeded in witch-hunting an entire island.
Harvard’s ‘holiday placemat for social justice’ turns students into missionaries.
JJ Abrams has restored balance to the Force.
The scientific advances that inspired the spiked team this year.
It’s time the silent majority made a stand for free speech.
Let’s ditch feminism and talk about what women really need.
But there are signs of a growing public scepticism about the child-abuse panic.
The slogan of 2015 was less ‘Je Suis Charlie’ than ‘Vous Ne Pouvez Pas Dire Ca!’.
spiked’s heroes of 2015.
spiked writers on the best and the worst of this year's art and culture.
The West needs to beat Islamism on the battlefield of ideas.
In 2015, we saw the rise of a toxic new racialism.
From Trump to Syriza, populist politics surged in 2015.
What the rotten anti-Rhodes movement reveals about 2015.
Only rich people have the luxury of moaning about consumerism.
It would be a perversion of justice to put the deceased on trial.
Even the Special One has succumbed to football's short-termism.
Society has decommissioned working-class men, and that's a tragedy.
Watch Brendan O'Neill discuss freedom and more with Nick Gillespie.