FGM: the epidemic that never was
Campaigners’ claims that FGM is rife in the UK remain unproven.
it’s a piece of cake
Being guilt-tripped into eating baked goods is not a matter for the police.
Tara Hudson: imprisoned by identity politics
In the eyes of the law, Hudson should be seen as a man.
|Tuesday 3 November 2015|
Employee happiness is none of your business
Companies should butt out of their employees' emotions.
The real battle over breasts
Women should be free to live their lives, and feed their babies, as they see fit.
|Wednesday 4 November 2015|
Who’s really being silenced in the gender debate?
Men’s issues have been ignored for too long.
China’s two-child policy is still an affront to freedom
People should not be slaves to socio-economic needs.
We don’t need men’s rights
And we don’t need feminism, either.
The new passport design isn’t sexist, it’s historically accurate
|Thursday 5 November 2015|
Mental illness is not a political issue
We need to stop 'raising awareness' and focus on looking for cures.
#KillAllWhiteMen? What about #KillAllMuslims?
The case of Bahar Mustafa shows we’re in a state over free speech.
Leave Bond alone
Netanyahu isn’t the only one exploiting history
Is there a future for liberalism?
|Friday 6 November 2015|
Newman’s parade of weirdos and losers is as compelling as ever.
The poppy is still a political symbol – we have a right to reject it.
The rise of the ‘new reactionaries’
A new generation of French intellectuals is speaking to the man on the Metro.
|Monday 9 November 2015|
Labour: a court of cowardly backstabbers
Andrew Fisher is the latest victim of the anti-Corbyn plotters.
The ‘Yale snowflakes’:
who made these monsters?
These little tyrants are the bastard offspring of older radicals.
Free speech for all – even neo-Nazis
|Tuesday 10 November 2015|
Leave fossil fuels
in the ground?
The campaign against fossil fuels will ruin more than Big Oil.
‘But you’re a white man!’: how identity politics crushes debate
George Lawlor on the racialised response to his criticism of consent classes.
Divestment: an illiberal, anti-academic movement
A new report exposes the campaign to turn students against fossil fuels.
|Wednesday 11 November 2015|
Is changing your child’s sex legal?
The treatment of gender dysphoria in children poses a legal and moral dilemma.
Reform the EU? Pull the other one
David Cameron's EU reform plan is a charade of sovereignty.
Curing Layla: the brilliance of mankind
Scientists are playing God – and it’s a good thing, too.
Missouri: professors against press freedom
How fortysomething academics inflame campus witch-hunts.
|Thursday 12 November 2015|
Spectre: Bond will return
Russian Olympic scandal, or dopey Western stunt?
It’s much easier to lecture Putin over drugs in sport than bombs in Syria.
Sexual assault: who really needs their awareness raised?
|Friday 13 November 2015|
Dapper Laughs uncensored
Blind altruists shall not inherit the Earth
Teaching children to be discriminating is an important life lesson.
The Tory war on privacy
The Investigatory Powers Bill should be ripped up.
Why the snooping bill won’t work
|Saturday 14 November 2015|
Après Paris, c’est de raviver l’esprit
In French and English: read spiked’s response to the Paris attacks.
|Monday 16 November 2015|
victory to the Kurds
Why are so few Westerners standing with, or fighting with, the Kurds?
‘Pregnancy sexism’: one woman’s battle with bar staff
After Paris: we must refuse to be terrorised
Fear is what they want; let’s not give them it.
the myth of Islamophobia
Fear of rampant anti-Muslim sentiment is really a fear of the people.
|Tuesday 17 November 2015|
On not going to university
The hypocrisy of
Modi’s British critics
They demand free speech in India but support censorship at home.
You can’t ban racism
In defence of the Facebook flag fad
of Racial Indoctrination
The rise of the race therapy complex on campus.
|Wednesday 18 November 2015|
Why mass surveillance misses terrorists
Mass monitoring of citizens provides an entirely false sense of security.
Millennial terrorism comes of age
The Paris attacks reveal the fearful, beleaguered mindset of today’s youth.
Free speech: our best weapon in the war for the West’s soul
The terror attack on Boulevard Voltaire is a symbolic reminder of what’s at stake.
|Thursday 19 November 2015|
We need tolerance, not respect
Non-judgementalism has helped embolden the state and curtail our freedom.
Robinson v Furlong: a case study in witch-hunting
A Canadian historic-abuse case holds lessons for today’s witch-finder generals.
Political lactivism: why breast isn’t always best
The pro-breastfeeding push smacks of middle-class prejudice.
The shocking cost of Holland’s Eurozone membership
Dutch anti-Euro campaigners explain why their leaders have questions to answer.
soppy not racist
The feminists who want to silence men
Why shouldn’t men have a day to talk about men’s issues?
one-upmanship: Men's Rights vs Victim Feminism
Identity politics is an ugly struggle for the highground of victimhood.
|Friday 20 November 2015|
‘I stand with Paris, but...’
We must engage with the real motivation behind the Paris attacks.
The world needs more energy, not green BS
Western governments and agencies are now standing in the way of development.
After Paris: where’s our fire?
Why our rulers are more interested in policing our passions than fighting ISIS.
|Monday 23 November 2015|
The fake-penis case: a moral travesty
Gayle Newland’s sentence revealed a chasm between the law and the people.
Microaggression theory: an assault on everyday life
This crusade against unwitting racism is deeply divisive.
|Tuesday 24 November 2015|
Yes, the Paris attacks had something to do with Islam
Insisting that Islamists are not 'real Muslims' gets us nowhere.
The mental obsession with offence-taking
Ken Livingstone has become the latest victim of these over-sensitive times.
Silhan Ozcelik is a hero
Why are we locking up people who want to fight the Islamic State?
Labour’s men of conscience? Gimme a break
The PLP has turned the Syria vote into another chance to depose Corbyn.
|Wednesday 25 November 2015|
Osborne is right, we need more homes
But new plans for the ‘starter home’ scheme won’t satisfy that need.
The DWP doesn’t kill
Using suicide to argue against welfare cuts is sick and wrong.
Brussels: a city terrorising itself
The shutdown in Belgium is doing the jihadists’ work for them.
In defence of David Starkey
|Thursday 26 November 2015|
George Osborne: ducking the difficult questions
The Spending Review was nothing but tinkering – we need a real plan for growth.
The make-believe world of child-abuse campaigners
A new report is light on facts and heavy on scaremongering.
‘Every idea is an incitement’
Blurring the line between offensive speech and incitement to violence threatens freedom for us all.
If we’re serious about free speech, we should say ‘Je Suis Dieudonné’
Hateful people must be as free as decent people to express their beliefs.
The internet must never be a safe space
|Friday 27 November 2015|
The culture war on Christianity
The banning of the Lord’s Prayer ad shows traditional values are on their knees.
Cultural appropriation will eat itself
That yoga ban showed just how ludicrous it is to ghettoise culture.
The rage against Cumberbatch: no one is safe from PC
Recalling the spirit of the Easter Rising
A new book gives the 1916 Dublin revolt its due.
The People’s March for Climate? Yeah, right
‘Free-range parenting is not a crime’
|Monday 30 November 2015|
The Mizzou protesters are muzzling us
A student at Missouri reports on the stifling campus conformism.
To bomb or not to bomb? A plague on both their houses
Neither displacement nor defeatism will solve the West's real problems.