Podcasts
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Podcasts

1 April 2014

‘Student unions have become part of university management’

Dennis Hayes says a therapeutic culture is shutting down debate on campus.

18 March 2014

‘The very idea of public space has vanished in Britain’

Josie Appleton says that the trend towards policing public spaces is squishing British public life.

4 March 2014

‘Assisted suicide is not an act of compassion’

Kevin Yuill says assisted suicide is a product of a modern crisis of morality.

25 February 2014

‘Adults, not the state, are the best form of child protection’

Jennie Bristow explains how child protection legislation is making children less safe.

18 February 2014

‘Climate alarmism turns politics into the art of the impossible’

Ben Pile says the floods are a crisis of British infrastructure, not climate change.

11 February 2014

The Sochi boycott: a two-minute hate

Brendan O'Neill says the campaign to boycott the Winter Olympics in protest of Russia's anti-gay laws is meaningless moral posturing.

4 February 2014

‘Pop music is no longer aspirational’

Neil Davenport says the death of pop music goes hand in hand with the death of ambitious youth.

28 January 2014

‘In Egypt, we are seeing the return of the old order’

Karl Sharro explains how Western posturing neutered the Arab Spring.

21 January 2014

‘Either you're pro‑choice or you're not’

Ann Furedi says it is a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy on the grounds of gender.

14 January 2014

‘In sport, being openly gay can help your career’

Craig Fairnington on Thomas Hitzlsperger and the quest for an openly gay footballer.