19 January 2015

Oscars scandal: stop this racial policing of art

The sniping about a ‘whitewash’ in this year’s nominations is ugly and divisive.

13 January 2015

Sia: pop’s Lolita moment

No, the 'Elastic Heart' video doesn't promote paedophilia.

7 January 2015

The drugs debate needs an injection of principle

Both prohibitionists and legalisers need to grow some moral cojones.

2 January 2015

Iggy Azalea is not the new Al Jolson

Yes, that fake accent is annoying, but cultural appropriation is what pop is all about.

23 December 2014

The year of the cultural colonialist

In 2014, forcing artists to be politically obedient was all the rage.

18 December 2014

‘We don’t feel welcome in our own universities’

Pro-Israel students on the censorship and intolerance they face.

10 December 2014

The war on banter is killing comedy

Comedians’ crusade against Dapper Laughs is coming back to haunt them.

2 December 2014

It was a shopping spree, not a zombie apocalypse

The snobs freaking out about Black Friday need to calm down.

26 November 2014

The moral crusade against pro-life students

Pro-life societies are being censored. Now, a fightback has begun.

24 November 2014

No to No Platform: in defence of unpopular ideas

Read the speech Tom Slater gave at the Oxford Union.