15 January 2015

Why is Boko Haram so barbaric?

The new movements that float free of politics and morality.

8 January 2015

Charlie Hebdo: Combattons pour le droit d’être offensant

Répondons à ce massacre en renforçant la liberté d’expression.

2 January 2015

risk-takers and
rule-breakers: our people of the year

As we head into 2015, take inspiration from spiked’s top people of 2014.

29 December 2014

10 kickass things humanity did in 2014

Even in this era of low expectations, intellectual daring finds a way.

23 December 2014

The year the Culture Wars went global

Turning geopolitics into a battlefield over values is a really bad idea.

23 December 2014

2014’s mantra: ‘I feel hurt, therefore I censor’

The new censorship is even more insidious than the old.

10 December 2014

Ignore the ‘plague’ panic – mankind is beating AIDS

We have pretty much tamed the AIDS virus. So why won’t we celebrate?

24 November 2014

Why Labour loathes White Van Man

Emily Thornberry’s tweet captured her party’s disdain for its former voters.

19 November 2014

Democracy is dying. Here’s how to revive it

Our dilapidated democracy just needs one thing: bigger, better ideas.

10 November 2014

25 years after the Berlin Wall fell, a Culture Wall has replaced it

Why the fall of the wall did not herald a new golden age of politics.