|Friday 12 February 2016|
The ideal of authenticity
Charles Taylor explores the making and conflicts of the modern self.
In defence of The Selfish Gene
Richard Dawkins’ book is more than a Thatcherite manifesto.
Manos: rediscovering the world’s worst film
The re-release of Manos: The Hands of Fate allows us to appreciate better its unique awfulness.
Bernie Sanders: the best choice for freedom-lovers?
A big-state socialist? Actually, Sanders is pretty libertarian.
|Thursday 11 February 2016|
So what if Islam is a religion of peace?
Hillary’s feminist fall from grace
Why old-school gender politics is turning off young women.
‘Believe the victim’: this is bigger than Bernard
Hogan-Howe's climbdown was welcome, but not enough.
|Wednesday 10 February 2016|
New Hampshire: rage against the political machine
The rise of Sanders and Trump reflects the decay of the establishment.
We can’t all be models, love
From Black Power to black pain
Beyoncé’s performance was more about recognition than empowerment.
How I became a feminist victim
Oxford student Eleanor Sharman explains why feminism fails women.
|Tuesday 9 February 2016|
Being a teenager is not a mental illness
The rise in teenage mental-health problems is not all it seems.
Operation Midland: why the paedo panic won’t die
As one hysteria is exposed, another replaces it.
The campus court of Versailles
Fashionable ideas are killing university life.
Why we must
Support bpas’s campaign to decriminalise abortion.
Learning the art of a good con
Maria Konnikova’s latest is enough to make sceptics of us all.
|Monday 8 February 2016|
Spotlight: a dull, drama-less wallow in misery
Why, why, why
Assange: the absurdity of international law
Yes, this ruling was mad. But UK officials only have themselves to blame.
Zika: why all women must have abortion rights
Every woman, not just those threatened by Zika, should have choice.