Books 12 September 2014

Owen Jones' middle-class moralism

The Establishment is possibly the least convincing portrait of power ever painted.

10 September 2014

We must stop bowing to this censorious army of offence-takers

The Economist’s withdrawal of an ‘offensive’ review sets a dangerous precedent.

9 September 2014

Saving the Union by killing it

In promising devo max, Better Together is doing the 'Yes' campaign's work for it.

3 September 2014

Gawping at nude celeb pics is not a crime

Privacy cannot be protected from a voyeuristic culture by more laws.

27 August 2014

What Rotherham reveals about the corrosion of community life

The abuse scandal exposes the dangers of welfarism and multiculturalism.

26 August 2014

Caliph Cameron brings ISIS-style intolerance to Britain

Our rulers’ authoritarian response to ISIS is trashing freedom and tolerance.

21 August 2014

What is brave about suicide?

Once, suicide was taboo. Now, criticising it is taboo.

14 August 2014

Scottish independence? Just say no!

Brendan O’Neill kicks off spiked's campaign against Scottish separation.

12 August 2014

ISIS: a monster made by the moralists of the West

The West weeps over the Yazidi people, yet is responsible for their suffering.

6 August 2014

Why isn’t anyone talking about the nightmare in northern Iraq?

ISIS’s gains against the Kurds represent a potentially tectonic shift.