|Friday 24 October 2014|
Tattoos: a mark of conformism
Weeping for Reeva, ignoring Marikana
The Western press's obsession with Pistorius has been grotesque.
‘Teachers need to remind pupils who’s boss’
Tom Bennett discusses the crisis of authority in the classroom.
They think it’s all ebola
The football world's response to the disease has been farcical.
|Thursday 23 October 2014|
Ched Evans and the silencing of debate
Campaigners are snuffing out any dissent from the official rape narrative.
FGM crusade: with feminists like this, who needs misogynists?
Anti-FGM campaigning is doing violence to women's rights.
Bad reasons to read Shakespeare
|Wednesday 22 October 2014|
And the lame shall walk
Mankind now does what ancient peoples thought only God could do.
Sartre: Nobel Prize refusenik
Fifty years ago, the French philosopher exposed the Nobel Prize for what it is.
In defence of the ‘white’ curriculum
Student campaigns for 'inclusive' courses are undermining academic freedom.
Robul Hoque: sentenced for a thought crime
Since when has possessing weird cartoons been a criminal offence?
|Tuesday 21 October 2014|
Hey, teacher, leave those parents alone
‘The best answer to bad speech? More speech’
Nick Gillespie on Fox News, press freedom, and our new media utopia.
Trolling is a free-speech issue, and always has been
Tougher sentences for trolls are shocking, but not surprising.
|Monday 20 October 2014|
Tommy the chimp is just an animal, not a prisoner
The campaign to give a chimpanzee ‘legal personhood’ is ludicrous.
Ebola: the culture of fear goes viral
The real threat to the West does not come from ebola.
|Friday 17 October 2014|
The Ban Bindel policy: an affront to students
When nanny staters say ‘choice’, what they really mean is ‘less choice’.
In praise of terrace banter
It’s time to stick up for football fans’ right to trade insults.
Why it’s bad to be protected from offence
Greg Lukianoff's Freedom From Speech skewers the idea that we have the right not to be offended.