The left’s Nazism panic shows how out of touch it is.
The flux of 2016 looks set to hit the French elections.
How Western meddling pushed Syria over the edge.
Watch the videos from our religious-freedom conference.
A tale of drug-dealing and disillusionment shines an angry light on the Irish capital.
Humans are not ruled by biology – that doesn't mean it's not important.
They've made themselves a party against the people.
At City University, BDS has been introduced by the back door.
Podcast: Bruno Waterfield on the legal coup against Brexit.
British women are penalised for seeking emergency contraception.
These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.
The elite is trying to break the public spirit. We must resist.
Don’t have a cow, vegans, this new currency is great.
Here come the Christmas killjoys.
The British state’s multicultural dream has turned into a segregated nightmare.
Italians have had enough of this unelected PM.
Self-styled citizens of the world are driven by disdain for the demos.
The new censorious rage over this great film must be resisted.
Banning the sale of tabloids is slippery censorship and should be opposed.
Students suing their alma maters speaks to the devaluation of learning.
Sohrab Ahmari’s scathing critique shows how identity politics is destroying the arts.
A new Irish report on symphysiotomy reveals the dangers of victim culture.
Trump’s own ‘identity politics’ are damaging democratic rights.
The anti-Brexit mob is the most elitist British movement in memory.
Why the EHRC wants to tame politics post-Brexit.
A new book challenges the arbitrary power of modern officials.
This obsession with clean living is a denial of human nature.
The Brexit judges must realise they are beholden to us, too.
The child-abuse panic is poisoning the adult-child relationship.
Podcast: Our law editor Luke Gittos on the Brexit legal challenges.
Gill was a great ambassador for the messy, wonderful freedom of the press.
A wondrous Tate retrospective showcases a man ahead of his time.
Johnson, like Trump, takes himself more seriously than his public office.
Debunking a new study predicting which kids will become a ‘burden’.
The Austrian government should not destroy Hitler's birthplace.
Transgender politics isn't radical, it's deeply conservative.
Hatred for Jews is now expressed in underhand ways.
It’s the Democrats who threaten to undermine American democracy.
Remembering the great philosopher, Sadiq Jalal Al-Azm.
The link between contraceptives and depression is hugely overblown.
'No-excuses discipline' won't solve the crisis of teacher authority.
The Labour left is misremembering this great 1976 strike.
Dooley's BBC documentary about the Yazidi women fighting ISIS is deeply human.
We must not give this vile group the notoriety it craves.
The imprisonment of Joshua Bonehill-Paine should worry us all.
The narcissism of the Western response to Aleppo is breathtaking.
Ignore the pessimists: the internet has improved the music industry.
Fantasising about perfect foreign countries is a way of dodging real debate.
Tell the UK government to repeal Section 40 and scrap Leveson Part 2.
Podcast: Brendan O'Neill on the lies we tell ourselves about Syria.
Brexit has brilliantly thawed Euro-politics, says a German writer.
Students don't need more sex ed. They need to be left alone.
An oath to ‘British values’ is useless when no one knows what those values are.
Two new books show there’s no right way to raise a child.
BAFTA's diversity guidelines undermine the transcendent power of film.
Western coverage of Aleppo has been disturbingly shallow and biased.
The legitimacy of the East’s rulers has been thrown into question.
An exhibition of Bailey's NW1 images is a moving testament to impermanence.
The fake-news panic is a threat to internet freedom.
Lowering entry grades for poor applicants does them no favours.
After the passing of Father Jack, we should recover Ireland’s assertive, creative spirit.
The right to strike is meaningless unless people exercise it.
Podcast: Trevor Kavanagh, Ally Ross and Mick Hume discuss press freedom.
Join spiked in the fight to free the British press in 2017.
Not since 1989 has there been such a brilliant political shake-up.
2016 proved that the fight for democracy is only just beginning.
This year, judicial meddling in politics was out of control.
After Brexit and Trump, academia’s bias became crystal clear.
The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.
This year women fought brilliantly for bodily autonomy.
The campus-censorship craziness got even worse in 2016.
From sky bridges to cures for disease: the best of human endeavour.
spiked writers on the best and the worst of this year's art and culture.
Our favourite people who defied the odds in 2016.
Two books prophesying the future show a distinct ignorance about present-day capitalism.
A fascinating new study sheds light on Thomas More, the political thinker.
Violent Sensations explores the fascination with sex and murder in 19th-century culture.
Paul Morley’s biography rushes past the modernist genius of David Bowie.
Yuval Harari’s ‘brief history of tomorrow’ draws deep on the anti-humanist prejudices of today.
Zygmunt Bauman talks retrotopia and humanity's disillusionment with the future.
The eradication of poverty is becoming a reality.
How 2016 rekindled the historical imagination.
Lionel Shriver takes on the dreary conformism of contemporary culture.