29 December 2011

The cultural highs and lows of the year

spiked contributors offer their choices of the best and worst films, albums, plays and exhibitions of 2011.

7 May 2010

What I did on polling day

Frank Furedi, Mick Hume, Michael Fitzpatrick and others give their first impressions of a changeable and chaotic election.

23 April 2010

The Darwin debate

Following the celebration of Darwin’s 200th birthday, some now argue that his theory is not all it’s cracked up to be. Are they on to anything?

14 April 2010

A manifest lack of inspiring ideas

Roll up, roll up for spiked’s guided tour of the Tory, Labour and Liberal Democrat election manifestos.

23 September 2009

What young people think of the recession

A spiked survey of school students finds that they don’t like greedy bankers but they admire entrepreneurship.

1 April 2009

The four twitterers of the apocalypse

A crack squad of spiked writers twittered live from the end-is-nigh protests against the G20 in London on Wednesday.

28 April 2008

Quilliam Foundation: a thoughtful think-tank?

Two writers debate the merits of a new Muslim-and-secular collective that aims to ‘revive Western Islam and unite against extremism’.

11 July 2007

The hidden dangers of the smoking ban

Could the ban on lighting-up in public in England and Wales lead to more dangerously polluted air in the home - and even to more house fires?

29 June 2007

The global crusade against the ‘evil weed’

As a smoking ban comes into force in England, writers in Paris, Rome, Brisbane, New York, Stockholm and Ireland report on the impact of enforced stubbing-out across the globe.

8 September 2006

Life, liberty and politics after 9/11

Updated: Nadine Strossen, Faisal Devji, Jeffrey Rosen, Brendan O'Neill, Michael Baum and others discuss the legacy of the terror attacks.