USA

22 July 2014

Ed Miliband: desperately seeking authority

In Weird Ed, the Labour Party has the leader it deserves.

17 June 2014

Freedom of the press is never ‘case by case’

If the US is to remain committed to press freedom, ‘reporter's privilege’ must be extended to all.

16 June 2014

It’s anti-gun hysteria that’s off the charts

Obama’s call for action on US gun control is grounded on half-truths and misinformation.

14 May 2014

Duke Uni students need to man up

A student-led campaign to censure the use of rude words is spectacularly infantile.

30 April 2014

A not-so Sterling attack on free speech

The LA Clippers owner has been hounded out of the NBA for a speech crime.

8 April 2014

The purge of
gay-marriage heretics begins

The ousting of Brendan Eich from Mozilla sets a dangerous precedent.

2 April 2014

We must tolerate assaults on the truths we hold dear

True freedom of speech means acknowledging that we ourselves might just be wrong.

2 April 2014

‘If we hadn't defended NAMBLA, no one would have’

Wendy Kaminer explains why the ACLU defended a notorious paedophile group.

2 April 2014

‘Everything should be open to question’

Kindly Inquisitors author Jonathan Rauch on the importance of doubt.

21 March 2014

Bans won’t help girls become tomorrow’s bosses

A new feminist campaign wants to ban the use of the word bossy to describe confident girls. How ironically bossy.