13 November 2013

‘Why I defied a novelist to publish his book in Israel’

An Israeli activist tells spiked why he broke a literary boycott of his country.

Books 31 May 2013

‘Swedish politics?
It’s effective but dull’

British leftists hail Sweden as a happy, welfarist utopia. In a week of riots in Stockholm, author Karin Svanborg-Sjövall says reality is different.

Books 24 May 2013

‘Swedish politics? It’s effective but dull’

British leftists hail Sweden as a happy, welfarist utopia. In a week of riots in Stockholm, author Karin Svanborg-Sjövall says reality is different.

5 March 2013

Why we should chill out about ‘illegals’

Nathalie Rothschild reports from Sweden on how politicians, the police and the EU have ganged up against the non-problem of illegal immigrants.

7 February 2013

Is Israel sterilising Ethiopians? Err, no

The wild claims being made about Israel's birth-control policies show that facts never get in the way of Israel-bashing.

21 January 2013

Israel: more resigned than right-wing

Nathalie Rothschild reports from Israel on the nonsense idea that this week’s election will signal a shift to the rabid right

Books 30 November 2012

A tiny home for a great author

Israeli writer Etgar Keret tells spiked how he felt when a Polish architect told him he was building the world’s narrowest house in his honour.

Books 23 November 2012

A tiny home for a great author

Israeli writer Etgar Keret tells spiked how he felt when a Polish architect told him he was building the world’s narrowest house in his honour.

31 October 2012

New York: standing tall against nature’s wrath

Let’s praise the manmade structures that withstood Sandy’s fury rather than fretting about allegedly manmade Frankenstorms.

Books 26 October 2012

Black Box: great story, bad twitterature

Jennifer Egan’s sci-fi thriller may have first been serialised on Twitter, but it triumphs in spite of the medium, not because of it.