Home
Mobile version
spiked plus
About spiked
What is spiked?
Support spiked
spiked shop
Contact us
Advertising
Summer school
Top issues
Abortion
Arab uprisings
British politics
Child abuse panic
Economy
Environment
For Europe, Against the EU
Free speech
Jimmy Savile scandal
Nudge
Obesity
Parents and kids
Population
USA
View all issues...
special feature
The Counter-Leveson Inquiry
other sections
 Letters
 Review of Books
 Monthly archive
selected authors
Duleep Allirajah
Daniel Ben-Ami
Tim Black
Jennie Bristow
Sean Collins
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
Frank Furedi
Helene Guldberg
Patrick Hayes
Mick Hume
Rob Lyons
Brendan O’Neill
Nathalie Rothschild
James Woudhuysen
more authors...
RSS feed
Monday 1 March 2004 March 2004
Mick Hume
Making a racial joke out of politics
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on Britain's all-party spot-the-racist-joke contest.

Tuesday 2 March 2004
Brendan O’Neill
After Aristide
Humanitarian forces are tearing Haiti apart.

Wednesday 3 March 2004
Sandy Starr
The geek shall inherit the Earth
The Lord of the Rings' Oscar sweep points to a society that is happier inhabiting Middle-Earth than confronting life in the real world.

Tana Dineen
Smacking adults
A report from Canada on the debate about corporal punishment.

Munira Mirza
Britain’s homegrown identity crisis
Immigrants are not causing the confusion over common values.

Simon Chouffot
The future of energy
The opening seminar in spiked's 'Facing the future' series sent sparks flying.

John Harris
Technologies for good and ills
Why we have a moral obligation to develop therapeutic cloning.

Thursday 4 March 2004
Jennie Bristow
Blowing whistles on what?
Why our uncomfortable culture wants to celebrate mavericks and whistleblowers.

Friday 5 March 2004
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
MMR: the controversy continues
Despite Dr Andrew Wakefield's increasing isolation, broader suspicion of medical authority is keeping his campaign going.

Brendan O’Neill
Tears of a crowd
Patrick West’s Conspicuous Compassion is a snapshot album of the rise of public mourning rituals.

Patrick West
Swinging the wrong way
Do straights have a 'right' to enter a gay bar?

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 5 March
Fact and fiction about doctors and nurses.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 5 March
FIFA is tying players up in new regulations.

Josie Appleton
Lost in transformation
Michael Howard’s prescription for the reinvention of the Tory Party may cause dizziness.

Tuesday 9 March 2004
Frank Furedi
The politics of the lonely crowd
Protest movements get personal.

Wednesday 10 March 2004
Brendan O’Neill
Don’t mention the war
From WMD to the question of legality, every facet of the Iraq conflict has been publicly debated. Except one: the war itself.

Martyn Perks
What’s the big idea?
More blogging by Britain's MPs and ministers is likely to reduce politics to the level of a webchat.

Mick Hume
Apocalypse TV
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the theatre of fear.

Josie Appleton
Scandal at the Spitz
Paedophile panics blur our view of Betsy Schneider's photos.

Tessa Mayes
The heart of the matter
The pulse of political life shouldn't be tested by gossip about the state of the prime minister's health.

Thursday 11 March 2004
Brendan O’Neill
Terror for terror’s sake
Behind the Madrid bombings.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 11 March
How to write an article about football's moral decline.

Patrick West
Ashtray politics
Student unions haven't got the bottle to halt smoking in bars.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 11 March
Dramatic reconstruction is bunk.

Friday 12 March 2004
Jennie Bristow
A really bad habit
Where do UK public health campaigns get off, telling us how disgusting we are?

Mick Hume
After Madrid: a strange sort of solidarity
If people are uncertain as to who they are uniting against, they seem even less sure of what they are standing up for.

Monday 15 March 2004
Mick Hume
Spain: a victory for peace, or for defeatism?
The message of the Spanish elections seems to be ‘make it all go away’, ‘stop the world, we want to get off’.

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick
MMR: the controversy continues
Despite Dr Andrew Wakefield's increasing isolation, broader suspicion of medical authority is keeping his campaign going.

Wednesday 17 March 2004
Jennie Bristow
Why should parenthood have to be planned?
A new survey suggests that it's a problem that 40 per cent of pregnancies are 'unplanned'.

Mick Hume
Bring back Toby Belch
Read spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the UK government's 'National Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy'.

Jason Burton
Who is Big Brother?
Current debates about privacy overvalue data protection and neglect genuine privacy.

Daniel Ben-Ami
Beyond the Growth Fetish
Is money really making us miserable?

Paul Reeves
Monitoring the office
Social network analysis could be used for something more useful than spying on employees.

Liz Frayn
Worrying women
Breast self-examination scares women who think they might have cancer - but does little to help those who actually do.

Helen Searls
‘Electable’ - but what else?
John Kerry is the 'Anyone But Bush' candidate.

Thursday 18 March 2004
Josie Appleton
Waiting for the inevitable
Europe's capital cities are terrorising themselves.

Patrick West
A nation of drunkards?
There is truth in every stereotype.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 18 March
United secretly love to be hated.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 18 March
While Gunpowder, Treason and Plot played fast and loose with history, it did manage a right-on pop at sectarianism.

Monday 22 March 2004
Daniel Ben-Ami
Handling the market
How transatlantic squabbles over the war threaten economic cooperation across the globe.

Wednesday 24 March 2004
David Chandler
Building a ‘multiethnic’ tinderbox
Ethnic turmoil in Kosovo is the result of five years of UN and NATO meddling.

Nick Frayn
A muddled attack
Israel’s assassination of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin was a last-ditch attempt to cohere itself.

Josie Appleton
Loving a lie
A new book tells the story of online relationships.

Thursday 25 March 2004
Ellie Lee
Where are the schoolgirl mothers?
There is no epidemic of teenage pregnancy, just an out-of-control concern about it.

Patrick West
Right on satire
Laughing while the bendy buses burn.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 25 March
If… whatever.

Kathleen Richardson
Home help
Why domestic robots have failed to spark the public imagination.

Friday 26 March 2004
Jennie Bristow
Safe as houses
The UK's obsession with the plight of the first-time buyer shows that young people live in a small world.

Josie Appleton
Space invaders
If the authorities want to give public places their soul back, they should leave them alone.

Monday 29 March 2004
Mick Hume
Do democracy a favour
...and abolish the House of Lords. Read spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tuesday 30 March 2004
Brendan O’Neill
Madrid ‘blueprint’: a dodgy document
How did an unsigned posting on an internet message board come to be seen as proof of an al-Qaeda plot to bring down the Spanish government? Brendan O'Neill investigates.

Alex Standish
Losing the plot
'Children's geography' is a quagmire for both pupils and teachers.

Herpreet Kaur Grewal
Little boys in disguise
Why are twentysomethings obsessed with toy robots?


2017



November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2016



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2015



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2014



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2013



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2012



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2011



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2010



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2009



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2008



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2007



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2006



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2005



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2004



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2003



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2002



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2001



December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February

2000



December