April 2017

Ella Whelan Monday 3 April 2017 comments

Stop treating pregnant women like children

Why shouldn’t expectant mothers enjoy a glass of wine?

Tim Black Monday 3 April 2017 comments

Putting Brexit back in its box

The brutal attack on a refugee in Croydon is being used to undermine Brexit.

James Heartfield Monday 3 April 2017 comments

Darcus Howe: fearless in thought and deed

He fought against racial injustice and the left’s lazy thinking.

Patrick Marmion Tuesday 4 April 2017 comments

Two sides of our moral malaise

A charming play about the SDP and a vacuous cabaret show both speak to these confused times.

Andrew Doyle Tuesday 4 April 2017 comments

It’s time us left‑wingers stood up to PC

The left has made itself ridiculous. Let’s get our act together.

Tom Bailey Tuesday 4 April 2017 comments

Sorry, Juncker, the EU is nothing like the US

The difference between the two unions? Democracy.

Mick Hume Tuesday 4 April 2017 comments

Behind the phoney war over Gibraltar

The biggest Brexit battle is still at home.

Henry Scanlan Tuesday 4 April 2017 comments

Not all vegans are annoying

Carnage pokes fun at both meat-eaters and meat-dodgers.

Naomi Firsht Wednesday 5 April 2017 comments

The decay of the French political class

As the election approaches, the two main parties are becoming irrelevant.

Jacob Furedi Wednesday 5 April 2017 comments

Turkey: a dangerous place to dissent

Erdogan’s crackdown on free expression should worry us all.

Luke Gittos Wednesday 5 April 2017 comments

Enough with the legal coups against Brexit

Now elite Remainers are trying to sabotage the Brexit negotiations.

Tara McCormack Thursday 6 April 2017 comments

Why it’s always ‘Russia wot dunnit’

Blaming Russia is a ‘get out of jail free’ card for struggling political elites.

Duleep Allirajah Thursday 6 April 2017 comments

The rage against Moyes

No, the Sunderland manager is not a dangerous misogynist.

Brendan O’Neill Thursday 6 April 2017 comments

Ken’s an idiot, but the witch-hunt against him is worse

This is about fighting Corbyn, not anti-Semitism.

Christian Butler Friday 7 April 2017 comments

Why gaywashing is worse than whitewashing

Hollywood is churning out semi-gay characters to promote naff films.

Patrick West Friday 7 April 2017 comments

Brexitphobic comedians are the real populists

Sneering at the ‘enemy within’, stand-ups today are bien pensant demagogues.

Tom Slater Friday 7 April 2017 comments

Bias Response Teams: campus censorship at its most sinister

US colleges now want students to snitch on their peers and professors.

spiked podcast Saturday 8 April 2017 comments

Using Gibraltar to batter Brexit

Mick Hume on elite Remainers' war on democracy.

Alexander Adams Monday 10 April 2017 comments

Building the Communist dream

Imagine Moscow, an exhibition at London’s Design Museum, captures an architectural future that never was.

Kevin Yuill Monday 10 April 2017 comments

Assisted suicide: for all or for none at all

Legalising assisted suicide for the terminally ill would set us on a slippery slope.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 10 April 2017 comments

Trump v Syria: the deadly infantilism of the moral warmongers

Why ‘humanitarian interventionists’ never learn from their errors.

Dave Clements Tuesday 11 April 2017 comments

Living wage? This is bargain-basement socialism

How working people’s pay became a lifeless academic question.

Deniz Karaman Tuesday 11 April 2017 comments

Why Turkey must say No to Erdogan

A Yes vote in next week’s constitutional referendum would destroy Turkish democracy.

Naomi Firsht Tuesday 11 April 2017 comments

‘Fake news’ flags won’t get to the truth

Let's trust people to be critical news consumers.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 11 April 2017 comments

The smiling Brummie girl is no radical icon

This is a cynical media image, not a revolution.

Tom Bailey Wednesday 12 April 2017 comments

The myth of Trumpism

From foreign policy to economics, Trump is mellowing.

Luke Gittos Wednesday 12 April 2017 comments

Who’s afraid of Neil Gorsuch?

The new Supreme Court justice might not be as bad as you think.

Tom Slater Wednesday 12 April 2017 comments

Blundering into a new Cold War

The West’s nostalgic warmongers should be careful what they wish for.

Andrew Doyle Thursday 13 April 2017 comments

The dangers of equating words with actions

The idea that words cause harm is being used to justify censorship and violence.

Ella Whelan Thursday 13 April 2017 comments

We need to do right by old people

The crisis in adult social care is punishing those to whom we owe so much.

Mick Hume Thursday 13 April 2017 comments

No, Remainers are not an oppressed minority

Elitists claim they’ve been ‘silenced’ – they mean we won’t do as they say.

Christian Butler Friday 14 April 2017 comments

Mauling an MGM classic

A new adaptation of An American in Paris is an infernal mess.

Patrick West Friday 14 April 2017 comments

Withnail and I and the meaning of life

Thirty years on, this film’s tragedy and comedy speak to us still.

Jacob Furedi Friday 14 April 2017 comments

The press isn’t to blame for the slow death of Labour

Conspiratorial Corbynistas blame everyone but themselves.

spiked podcast Saturday 15 April 2017 comments

‘This Cold War is even crazier than the last’

Podcast: Brendan O'Neill on the reckless new interventionism.

Fraser Myers Monday 17 April 2017 comments

Spice Zombies: another moral panic about drugs

It’s government crackdowns we should worry about, not Spiceheads.

Tom Slater Monday 17 April 2017 comments

Dave Chappelle in a humourless age

The revered comic’s Netflix specials have rankled the speech police.

Brendan O’Neill Monday 17 April 2017 comments

Turkey needs some Brexit spirit to defeat Erdogan’s tyranny

From Brussels to Istanbul, elites are in revolt against democracy.

Jacob Furedi Tuesday 18 April 2017 comments

A mockery of democracy

The Turkish referendum was undemocratic from the start.

Joanna Williams Tuesday 18 April 2017 comments

No, mothers are not making their daughters mentally ill

The obsession with girls’ mental health is enough to drive anyone round the bend.

Mick Hume Tuesday 18 April 2017 comments

There are worse things than a Kelvin MacKenzie column...

...like allowing Labour and the police to boss about the free press.

Wendy Earle Wednesday 19 April 2017 comments

Charging Bull v Fearless Girl

The public should decide what becomes of public art.

Naomi Firsht Wednesday 19 April 2017 comments

Mélenchon: the best chance for Frexit?

The left-wing presidential candidate has some good ideas.

Let the people speak: why spiked welcomes the snap election

This is a great opportunity to deepen the democratic spirit of Brexit.

Christian Butler Thursday 20 April 2017 comments

How Prince Harry is failing the mentally ill

Treating everyday strife as mental illness does a disservice to the truly ill.

Luke Gittos Thursday 20 April 2017 comments

Who should decide the fate of children?

A High Court ruling on a sick baby's life raises troubling questions.

So what if Tim Farron thinks homosexuality is a sin?

The media’s interrogation of Farron’s soul is a despicable spectacle.

Ella Whelan Thursday 20 April 2017 comments

Labour doesn’t speak for the people

Brexit was people power in action – and Labour is terrified of it.

Tom Bailey Friday 21 April 2017 comments

Rebel: Tory vs the establishment

Douglas Carswell’s book gives a refreshing take on the new elitism.

Patrick West Friday 21 April 2017 comments

In defence of the stiff upper lip

The cult of introspection is the bane of modern life.

Norman Lewis Friday 21 April 2017 comments

Brexit and the spirit of innovation

Ignore the Remoaners – Brexit lets us reimagine the future.

spiked podcast Sunday 23 April 2017 comments

‘Brexiteers cannot afford to sit this one out’

Brendan O'Neill on what is really at stake in the snap election.

Blair Spowart Monday 24 April 2017 comments

Why we opened a nanny-state store in Shoreditch

If the finger-waggers get their way, all shops will be as mad as ours.

Luke Gittos Monday 24 April 2017 comments

Cressida Dick is no hero

So what if she’s the first female Met boss? Judge her record.

Naomi Firsht Monday 24 April 2017 comments

Macron-Le Pen and the death of left and right

The old politics no longer holds. So what now?

Tom Bailey Tuesday 25 April 2017 comments

How Bill O’Reilly lived off outrage

He's gone, but his shallow style lives on.

Rob Lyons Tuesday 25 April 2017 comments

Call off this mad War on Sugar

Fizzy drinks v diet drinks: the health bores lose the plot.

Brendan O’Neill Tuesday 25 April 2017 comments

Why this election matters

This is a fight for democracy. Get involved.

Gareth Sturdy Wednesday 26 April 2017 comments

Five reasons the March for Science was a dumb idea

Smug, illogical, censorious – why did they do this?

Tim Black Wednesday 26 April 2017 comments

Now give us a referendum on the House of Lords

We ditched the EU, now let’s train our sights on the upper chamber.

Mick Hume Wednesday 26 April 2017 comments

The Brexit election: time to back principles, not parties

None of them can be trusted to stand up to the 'Anything But Brexit' lobby.

Andrew Doyle Thursday 27 April 2017 comments

Who’s afraid of Edward Albee?

Two new London productions confirm Albee's greatness.

Benedict Spence Thursday 27 April 2017 comments

Donald Trump is bad, not mad

Experts who diagnose The Donald as sick let him off the hook.

Patrick West Thursday 27 April 2017 comments

General Election: spare us the braindead memes

Social-media activism is the preserve of shallow thinkers.