review of books, December 2014

‘We’re living in a tyranny of like-mindedness’

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review of books, December 2014

A manifesto for the right to abortion

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Last updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:59 AM
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review of books, December 2014

Viz - still the biz

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Last updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:59 AM
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review of books, December 2014

And the Book of the Year Award goes to…

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review of books, December 2014

Van Gogh’s deeply human letters

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review of books, December 2014

The Dog, Dubai and Eastern fantasies

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Abortion Books & Essays review of books, December 2014

‘It’s about time someone said abortion is a social good’

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Anti-Semitism Down with campus censorship! Free speech Israel and Palestine

‘We don’t feel welcome in our own universities’

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Category: Anti-Semitism Down with campus censorship! Free speech Israel and Palestine
Australia War on Terror

The Sydney siege: an act of evil

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Environment

Lima climate talks: it’s all about the process

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Last updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 03:46 PM
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Arts & Culture Crime and the law

Serial: the limits to reasonable doubt

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After Copenhagen debate Environment

Hands off the human footprint!

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Education

We need to open the academic mind

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British politics Life

Cereal Killer controversy: in defence of hipsters

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Last updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 03:53 PM
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Crime and the law

The myth of Grayling’s ‘book ban’

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Category: Crime and the law
Europe For Europe, Against the EU

Francis popes the EU bubble

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Category: Europe For Europe, Against the EU
British politics Slavery and trafficking

The myth of a slavery epidemic

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Category: British politics Slavery and trafficking
Australia War on Terror

After the Sydney siege, the clash of the fearmongers

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Arts & Culture Education Life

The future of libraries – no books, no knowledge

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Drink and drugs Life

Wetherspoons: the prole pub snobs love to picket

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Feminism

The war on rape: the logic of the lynch mob returns

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USA

UVA scandal: fight for the right to fraternise

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Last updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 04:08 PM
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Crime and the law USA

Why Mark Wahlberg should be free to leave his past behind

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British politics

Farage and Brand: cut from the same cynical cloth

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Arts & Culture Museums and galleries

The British Museum has lost its marbles

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review of books, November 2014

Meet the state-loving libertarian

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Abusing the manager – a fan’s right

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Feminism Life The Counter-Leveson Inquiry

No More Page 3’s Christmas single – even worse than it sounds

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China Occupy protests

Hong Kong: how the Occupy brand is killing politics

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Race USA

After Ferguson: who’s really racialising America?

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British politics Welfare

Turning food banks into a moral weapon

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Arts & Culture Comedy

The war on banter is killing comedy

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Category: Arts & Culture Comedy
Africa Health Politics

Ignore the plague panic - mankind is beating AIDS

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Drones: time to reach for the skies

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Anti-capitalism British politics

Anarchist attacks in Bristol: crusty misanthropy

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Food Health Obesity

Lady Jenkin: the unacceptable face of prole-bashing

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Crime and the law

We should cross-examine this watering down of justice

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Free speech Sport

Super Mario isn’t racist – he just made a mistake

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Arts & Culture Free speech Liberties

#Gamergate: we must fight for the right to fantasise

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Feminism Free speech USA

Rolling Stone and the myth of a rape epidemic

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Sport

Phillip Hughes: mourning sickness Down Under

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Drink and drugs Scotland

The SNP: drunk at the wheel

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Challenging China-bashing review of books, November 2014

The ignorance of the boycott brigade

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Africa Free speech

This puppet is no free-speech hero

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Science and technology

The robots are not taking over

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Last updated on Dec 08, 2014 at 11:19 PM
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Child abuse panic Parents and kids

Turning all adults into panto villains

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British politics Crime and the law

Why assaulting soldiers shouldn’t be a hate crime

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Celebrity Feminism

Don’t blame LaBeouf for demeaning rape

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British politics Crime and the law Free speech Parents and kids

It shouldn’t be a crime to be a bad parent

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Population

Ecopop lost, but its miserabilism lives on

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Life

It was a shopping spree, not a zombie apocalypse

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British politics

Andrew Mitchell: the wrong sort of snob

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Life

Litter fines: what a load of rubbish

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Arts & Culture Film

The Drop: Gandolfini’s gangster swansong

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British politics Education

The question no one can answer: What does it mean to be British?

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Free speech USA

Elonis v US: freedom and the Facebook generation

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Music Podcasts

Paul Morley: ‘Pop music needs a cull’

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Food Health

FSA: getting in a flap over nothing

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Crime and the law Race USA

After Ferguson: no, the US is not ‘congenitally racist’

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Sport

If Dave Whelan’s a racist, then I’m a Chinaman

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Arts & Culture Theatre

Theory and thuggery in the slums of Bombay

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Free speech Health

Doctors against free speech

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Feminism

‘Why I’m standing up for men’

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Crime and the law Feminism

Julien Blanc is a dickhead

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Arts & Culture Film

Turner: sordid man, sublime art

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Down with campus censorship! Free speech

Oxford, abortion and the closing of the Western mind

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Down with campus censorship! Free speech

The three faces of censorship

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Abortion Down with campus censorship! Free speech

The moral crusade against pro-life students

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Category: Abortion Down with campus censorship! Free speech
Crime and the law Feminism USA

Bill Cosby is innocent

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Food Health Obesity

Southampton’s Burger King revolt

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Last updated on Nov 28, 2014 at 03:32 PM
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Free speech

Fighting for press freedom in the 21st century

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Energy Science and technology

Carbon makes the world go round

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Last updated on Dec 02, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Category: Energy Science and technology
Education

Time to give Ofsted the boot

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Last updated on Nov 28, 2014 at 03:35 PM
Category: Education
British politics Politics

Why Labour loathes White Van Man

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Category: British politics Politics
Down with campus censorship! Free speech

No to No Platform: in defence of unpopular ideas

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Category: Down with campus censorship! Free speech
Crime and the law Feminism Sport

Ched Evans: the dangers of mob justice

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review of books, November 2014

The myth of racist Britain

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Feminism Sport

The sports pay gap – it’s not sexism, it’s economics

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Category: Feminism Sport
Abortion Free speech

Why I am pro-choice

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Iraq Middle East Syria

From the London riots to the Islamic State

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Category: Iraq Middle East Syria
Politics

Democracy is dying. Here’s how to revive it

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 02:50 PM
Category: Politics
British politics Liberties

The ASB Act: all power to the state

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:57 PM
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Affirmative action: the real racism on campus

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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British politics Crime and the law

The UK government’s reign of anti-terror

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Africa Arts & Culture British politics

Don’t blame Bob for the plight of the Third World

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Environment Science and technology

A colourful history of progress

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 01:02 PM
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Women, liberate yourself from this feminism

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 01:02 PM
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Feminism

Rape culture? There’s no such thing

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Last updated on Nov 21, 2014 at 01:04 PM
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Feminism

A giant leap backwards for womankind

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review of books, November 2014

I’m definitely not this kind of girl

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Last updated on Nov 17, 2014 at 02:11 PM
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Child abuse panic

Child protection makes suspects of us all

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2014 at 01:56 PM
Category: Child abuse panic
Asia review of books, November 2014

Don’t blame judges for the decline of democracy

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review of books, November 2014

Modiano: master of the oblique

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Podcasts review of books, November 2014

‘Science alone can’t answer the big questions’

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British politics Child abuse panic

Secretary of state for conspiracy theories

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2014 at 06:27 PM
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Sport

#Sket-gate: why the FA needs to eff off

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Last updated on Nov 28, 2014 at 10:18 AM
Category: Sport
Science and technology Space

Rosetta: another giant leap for mankind

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2014 at 06:27 PM
Category: Science and technology Space
British politics

Ed Miliband: the leader Labour deserves

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Category: British politics
Arts & Culture Film

Interstellar: shining a light on our low horizons

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
Food

Saddle up for the 2,000-calorie burger

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2014 at 12:32 PM
Category: Food