March 2017

Jim Butcher Wednesday 1 March 2017 comments

Let EU nationals stay in Britain

It’s an ugly myth that Brexit voters want migrants out of the country.

Jon Holbrook Wednesday 1 March 2017 comments

The progressive case for borders

Trust the people’s instincts on the issue of immigration.

Barbara Hewson Wednesday 1 March 2017 comments

A travesty of justice

The criminal justice system is enabling false allegations.

Tom Slater Wednesday 1 March 2017 comments

How the EU uses migration to batter democracy

Brussels has weaponised migrants, with disastrous results.

Joanna Williams Thursday 2 March 2017 comments

Jess Phillips: an establishment feminist

In Everywoman, Phillips shows she’s more mainstream than rebel.

Wendy Earle Thursday 2 March 2017 comments

Meet the conceptual artist in revolt against the art world

Miriam Elia tells Wendy Earle why she's rebelling against the art world.

Naomi Firsht Thursday 2 March 2017 comments

Macron is more establishment than you think

The political outsider who's really a media darling.

James Woudhuysen Friday 3 March 2017 comments

The art of revolution

The RA’s Russian Revolution show captures the idealism of 1917 – and the gloom of what followed.

Mick Hume Friday 3 March 2017 comments

Let’s hope the Lords have signed their own death warrant

The anti-Brexit ‘revolt’ by unelected peers makes a mockery of democracy.

spiked podcast Saturday 4 March 2017 comments

‘We must tell the truth about Sweden’

Podcast: Brendan O'Neill on the stifling of the immigration debate.

Rob Lyons Monday 6 March 2017 comments

The case against #indyref2

The UK can offer much more to Scotland than the EU can.

Ella Whelan Monday 6 March 2017 comments

Battle of the boobs

Feminists defend freedom – but only for the right kind of women.

Tim Black Monday 6 March 2017 comments

UKIP is not the voice of Brexit

Why the establishment paints all Leavers as would-be Kippers.

Timandra Harkness Tuesday 7 March 2017 comments

It wasn’t Big Data wot won it

Blaming data companies for Trump and Brexit is a copout.

Pauline Hadaway Tuesday 7 March 2017 comments

The end of Northern Ireland? Not so fast

The shrinking of Unionism is not down to a surge in republicanism.

Manick Govinda Tuesday 7 March 2017 comments

Sorry Riz, but quotas aren’t the answer

The obsession with diversity is a creative dead end.

Mick Hume Tuesday 7 March 2017 comments

Experts and politics: why Gove knows better than Plato

In an extract from his new book, Mick Hume defends the public's right to choose.

Patrick Hannaford Wednesday 8 March 2017 comments

Don’t green-light this politics of gesture

Gender-equal traffic lights? Feminism has jumped the shark.

Christian Butler Wednesday 8 March 2017 comments

Ed Sheeran: the master of bland

Pop’s arch careerist knows how to make money, if not great music.

Naomi Firsht Wednesday 8 March 2017 comments

Israeli Apartheid Week is ugly, but it shouldn’t be banned

Both critics and supporters of Israel must have free speech.

Jacob Furedi Thursday 9 March 2017 comments

Politicians, please stop sharing your tax returns

We don’t care what you earn; we care what you think and do.

Phil Mullan Thursday 9 March 2017 comments

We need big, bold economic thinking in the Brexit era

People want change, but politicians are wedded to the status quo.

Luke Gittos Friday 10 March 2017 comments

Why young people are scared of sex

Forget relationships education – let them learn on the job.

Sean Collins Friday 10 March 2017 comments

The Russia frenzy gripping Washington

All sides in US politics now make wild, conspiratorial claims.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 10 March 2017 comments

Bill Leak: a free‑speech hero

Brendan O'Neill pays tribute to the great Australian cartoonist.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 10 March 2017 comments

£24,000 for a tweet? What a dark day for free speech

The suing of Katie Hopkins is a scandal.

spiked Saturday 11 March 2017 comments

‘Where is the Safe Space?’

We explore London's most censorious campuses.

spiked podcast Sunday 12 March 2017 comments

‘We need a new industrial revolution’

Phil Mullan on why the budget will do nothing to revive the economy.

Sabine Beppler-Spahl Monday 13 March 2017 comments

Blaming Turkey for Germany’s problems

The bans on Turkish politicians reveal the illiberalism of the German state.

Frank Furedi Monday 13 March 2017 comments

Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?

Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.

Ann Furedi Monday 13 March 2017 comments

Let’s decriminalise abortion once and for all

We urge MPs to scrap Britain’s Victorian abortion laws.

Luke Gittos Monday 13 March 2017 comments

Cries of ‘victim-blaming’ are silencing debate

There is a difference between blame and responsibility.

Tom Bailey Tuesday 14 March 2017 comments

Uber: the illusion of growth

The dark truth about Uber? It doesn't make money.

Andrew Doyle Tuesday 14 March 2017 comments

Enough with the ‘snowflake’ slur

We shouldn't write off an entire generation over the actions of a few.

Tom Slater Tuesday 14 March 2017 comments

‘The Dutch are sick of being lied to’

Meet the man hoping to be kingmaker in the Dutch elections.

Tim Black Tuesday 14 March 2017 comments

Indyref2: making Scotland a weapon against democracy

Sturgeon and her allies will do anything to block the will of the demos.

Dolan Cummings Wednesday 15 March 2017 comments

The secret of Modi’s success

Indians want more development, and believe Modi will deliver it.

Maren Thom Wednesday 15 March 2017 comments

The F-rating: feminism’s war on art

Cinema should not be subjected to the demands of diversity.

Joanna Williams Wednesday 15 March 2017 comments

Girls’ literature? There’s no such thing

Encouraging girls to read female authors only is ridiculous.

Ella Whelan Wednesday 15 March 2017 comments

Mhairi Black: a Twitter politician

New MPs are more interested in trending than serving.

Brendan O’Neill Wednesday 15 March 2017 comments

Thou shalt not ‘make light’ of gay marriage

A beer boycott Down Under shows how authoritarian gay marriage has become.

Jacob Furedi Thursday 16 March 2017 comments

Censorship in Catalonia

Catalan politicians are being silenced and criminalised.

Sean Collins Thursday 16 March 2017 comments

The Trump tax bombshell that wasn’t

Rachel Maddow drifts farther into conspiracy-theory territory.

Mick Hume Thursday 16 March 2017 comments

Divided we stand – in defence of democracy

How has ‘division’ – the basis of democratic debate – become a dirty word?

Christian Butler Friday 17 March 2017 comments

Elle: empowerment in darkness

Verhoeven’s rape-revenge thriller is his most startling film to date.

Naomi Firsht Friday 17 March 2017 comments

Yvette Cooper: the witchfinder-general of the web

Cooper is on a crusade to cleanse the internet. We must stop her.

Tom Slater Friday 17 March 2017 comments

Osborne editing the Standard is why Brexit happened

The political-media set has never been so cliquey.

Brendan O’Neill Friday 17 March 2017 comments

The Dutch delusion

No, Dutch voters have not tamed 'the Brexit spirit'.

spiked podcast Saturday 18 March 2017 comments

‘Let’s abolish all libel laws’

Brendan O'Neill on Monroe/Hopkins and the death of free speech.

Barbara Hewson Monday 20 March 2017 comments

The war of the veil

When it’s okay to say no hijabs allowed.

Christian Butler Monday 20 March 2017 comments

The king is dead

RIP Chuck Berry, inventor of popular music.

Luke Gittos Monday 20 March 2017 comments

Liz Truss’s rape reforms are wrong and unjust

Rape complainants must be cross-examined live in court.

Matthias Heitmann Tuesday 21 March 2017 comments

The Dutch revolt against the politics of fear

Dutch voters said No both to the establishment and its critics.

Tim Black Tuesday 21 March 2017 comments

This reckless Russia-baiting must stop

Some in the West seem hell-bent on resuscitating the Cold War.

Mick Hume Tuesday 21 March 2017 comments

‘Liberal’ libel law: still a disgrace to democracy

The Hopkins case suggests the ‘new dawn’ for libel laws was false.

Kevin Rooney Wednesday 22 March 2017 comments

The boy from the Bogside who took on the British

To many of us in Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness was a hero.

Rob Lyons Wednesday 22 March 2017 comments

Theresa May’s Laboured energy stunt

The Tories’ energy price cap is straight out of Labour’s failed manifesto.

Naomi Firsht Wednesday 22 March 2017 comments

Google ads: free speech on trial

Calling on Google to clean up the web is a step towards censorship.

Jacob Furedi Thursday 23 March 2017 comments

Remainers: skulking off to their echo chambers

Calls for a pro-EU independent London are snobbish and undemocratic.

Tom Bailey Thursday 23 March 2017 comments

The SNP isn’t interested in independence

Scottish nationalism is more about therapy than democracy.

Ella Whelan Thursday 23 March 2017 comments

FSUR: fuelling the free-speech fightback

Our Free Speech University Rankings continues to make waves.

Brendan O’Neill Thursday 23 March 2017 comments

Let’s refuse to play the terrorists’ game

Islamists feed off our fear. Let’s starve them.

Phil Mullan Friday 24 March 2017 comments

The truth about the Single Market

Ignore the fearmongers: leaving the market could be a boon for Britain.

Tom Slater Friday 24 March 2017 comments

The myth of Momentum

Radical? Momentum is a tired, scared block against radicalism.

Wendy Kaminer Friday 24 March 2017 comments

Trump: a president for the elites

The idea that Trump is for 'ordinary people' is bunkum.

spiked podcast Sunday 26 March 2017 comments

After Westminster: don’t give in to fear

Brendan O'Neill on why we must defend freedom in the face of terrorism.

Manick Govinda Monday 27 March 2017 comments

Destroy the Emmett Till painting? This is hysteria 

The destruction of artworks is censorship at its ugliest.

Emily Dinsmore Monday 27 March 2017 comments

Codes won’t defeat campus censorship

Jo Johnson’s free-speech codes won’t give us free speech.

Luke Gittos Monday 27 March 2017 comments

Don’t look to Theresa May to defend freedom

After Westminster: May and her officials have liberty in their crosshairs.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 27 March 2017 comments

The Brexiteer case against Scottish independence

Brexit expands democracy, Scottish nationalism shrinks it

Naomi Firsht Tuesday 28 March 2017 comments

Hands off WhatsApp

Amber Rudd needs to butt out of our private conversations.

Ashley Frawley Tuesday 28 March 2017 comments

The dark side of the happiness industry

Wellbeing advocates essentially tell us to be happy with our lot.

Sean Collins Tuesday 28 March 2017 comments

The Trumpcare fail shows Trump isn’t evil – just useless

Both Trump and ‘the Resistance’ stand exposed by this debacle.

Frank Furedi Tuesday 28 March 2017 comments

Masood’s motives? We may never know

We should be careful not to endow his violence with meaning.

Patrick Marmion Tuesday 28 March 2017 comments

Lessons from a Hollywood hustler

The Kid Stays in the Picture: a stylish look at the life of Robert Evans.

spiked Wednesday 29 March 2017 comments

Brexit and the Battle for Democracy

Watch spiked’s new film on the fight for democratic rights.

Various authors Wednesday 29 March 2017 comments

The brilliance of Brexit

Campaigners, politicians and writers on why today is a great day.

Tom Slater Wednesday 29 March 2017 comments

Article 50: the dawn of a new democratic era

Today is a wonderful and historic day for Britain and for Europe.

Christian Butler Thursday 30 March 2017 comments

Get Out: clever satire or lowbrow horror?

This great pulp movie tries too hard to be political.

Tom Bailey Thursday 30 March 2017 comments

How not to oppose Trump’s travel ban

Why it's wrong to rely on judges to stand up to Trump.

Joanna Williams Thursday 30 March 2017 comments

Why elite universities are so illiberal 

The posher the campus, the more likely it will chill free speech.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 30 March 2017 comments

‘Don’t mention the war!’

Why England fans should be free to taunt the Germans.