17 August 2018

Within touching distance of the Sun

The Parker Solar Probe represents a huge step forward for humanity.

24 July 2018

Fake news is no threat to democracy

The scope and impact of it has been wildly exaggerated.

11 July 2018

The myth of social-media addiction

No, we aren’t all slaves to our timelines.

27 June 2018

There is no campus suicide epidemic

Official statistics show that student suicides are, thankfully, very rare.

21 June 2018

Of course cannabis-use should be legalised

Adults should decide for themselves whether or not to use drugs.

13 June 2018

The truth behind the trolling panic

The internet is not a hostile place for women.

11 June 2018

Flat Earthers: the latest ‘post-truth’ bogeymen

The strange rise of Flat Earth theory has nothing to do with Trump or Brexit.

5 June 2018

Who’s afraid of the MuskBros?

Feminists’ fear of Elon Musk’s fans smacks of a moral panic.

15 May 2018

Why MPs must vote against Leveson II – again

It’s time to shoot down the myths of the pro-regulation lobby.

24 April 2018

Leave pregnant women alone

Officialdom should stop policing pregnant women’s lifestyles.