Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion film is among his most human.
Ben Wheatley brings JG Ballard’s 1970s toffs-v-plebs dystopia to fabulous-looking life.
We discuss Enlightenment, academies and the Ghomeshi trial.
In play-it-safe times, Hadid's social ambition shone through.
Listen to the first episode of Last Orders, our new public-health podcast.
The latest round of blows at boxing are aimed below the belt.
An Edinburgh student on how even head-shaking is now being banned.
Save Our Steel? We should be creating, not saving, jobs.
Assad and Russia are cleaning up a mess made by Western meddlers.
Ella Whelan reports from yesterday’s Hillary rally in Brooklyn.
Moral disgust with the super-wealthy is such lame socialism.
Turns out the Charlie haters are even dimmer than we thought.
Someone should tell the producers that soaps are meant to entertain, not ‘raise awareness’.
Cultural appropriation is re-racialising campus life.
No, these outsiders aren’t being done in by their parties.
In Thomas Paine, the radical Enlightenment belief that all social and political ills were remediable found its most passionate champion.
Pick’n’mix genderfluidity springs from the cult of consumerism.
Tom Slater finds a fair bit of prejudice among anti-Trump activists in Long Island.
Jonathan Haidt talks Safe Spaces, microaggressions and campus fragility.
The pop star's claims were flakey and stale, and didn't stand up.
There are bigger issues than celeb sex lives behind this farcical gag.
Since when has tax been an index of a politician’s virtue?
A controversial documentary has been censored by a film festival.
At the University of Cape Town ‘offensive’ art is being hidden.
Don't blame Turkey for Germany's prosecution of a satirist.
Ella Whelan discusses abortion and freedom with American pro-choicers.
The UK counterterror strategy is strangling debate on campus.
Read Tom Slater’s manifesto for free speech on campus, from his new book.
Nutrition researchers are undermining science with censorship.
A Brexit would help us fight the bureaucratisation of universities.
The voice of liberal England is seriously illiberal about the web.
The plagiarism case against Plant and Page reeks of desperation.
Euro-Islamism springs from decades of cultural cringe.
Camille Paglia talks to Ella Whelan about feminism, transgenderism and Hillary.
The EU sees European history as a source of shame. It is wrong.
Who’s really exposed by the non-story of Whittingdale and the dominatrix?
The belief that sexual abuse is uniquely traumatising is damaging to victims.
The campus obsession with wellbeing is infantilising students.
Teenage angst is not a serious mental-health issue.
Listen to Brendan O'Neill's introduction to our student free-speech meet-up.
A University of Exeter student tells spiked why he is standing against #Right2Debate.
Whether it's welcoming or deporting them, the EU is behaving cynically.
The left’s journey from democracy to technocracy is complete.
Swedish newspapers must cut the umbilical cord to the authorities.
Let’s make London the industrial centre of the future.
The London election has been reduced to a shallow battle of identities.
Cervantes’ classic was the first postmodern novel. Pity it wasn't the last too.
His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.
The threat of Trumpism and the fall of Bernie – this week's podcast.
It’s time to smash the NUS and start anew.
Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood… they remind us of a more liberated era.
Boiled down, Bernie Sanders’ message was just too pessimistic.
ESSAY: There is little enlightened about being ‘post-borders’ today.
Meet the puritans who think sex is bad for women.
In the absence of privacy, conformism flourishes.
Women are fighting for their bodily autonomy.
The Purple One was more than a hero to lonely outsiders.
Let’s build on the Green Belt and let the city breathe.
The war on statutes of limitation is bad for justice.
Having Zac Goldsmith run London would be like asking a nun to run a brothel.
Time for the capital city of freedom of expression to live up to its history.
For the likes of Flaubert and Baudelaire, evading the censors was a very serious game.
Sarah Bakewell’s At the Existentialist Café is an inspiring portrait of thinkers for whom the personal is philosophical.
It took the likes of Herder and Schlegel to grasp the brilliance of Shakespeare’s tragic vision.
In Shakespeare’s most famous character, Hegel saw a tragic disgust with existence.
The Livingstone debacle exposes both sides in Labour's anti-Semitism row.