The sacking of US shock jock Don Imus for referring to 'nappy-headed hos' suggests we're all too weak to cope with obnoxious remarks.
Neil Addison, author of a new book on religious hatred laws, says the laws are dividing communities and inflaming a ‘grievance culture’.
The right to take pictures of and write about public figures is far more important than the privacy of Prince William's girlfriend.
As the language police turn their attention to banter between buddies and football-ground chants, no area of life is safe from the censors.
Ignore the touchy PC brigade: the fans of north London football club Tottenham Hotspur should be allowed to call themselves whatever they like.
Must-reads from the past week
Many have rallied around a Cambridge student disciplined for publishing an anti-Islamic cartoon. What about other instances of campus censorship?
The Oxford students calling for the censure of an anti-immigration professor are selling short both the case for open borders and academic freedom.
House of Fraser’s removal of an ‘offensive’ ad following a single complaint shows that any sensitive soul can play the chief censor these days.
Two commonsense, anti-killjoy chain letters are making the rounds on the web. spiked traced their origins and spoke to the authors.
Welcome to the Oxford college where students can use the word gay to refer to a homosexual man but not to describe a rubbish pool shot.