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Thursday 1 September 2016 September 2016
Patrick Hannaford
Gay marriage: running scared of the demos
Australia’s marriage plebiscite has exposed the elite’s fear of voters.

Ella Whelan
Teaching girls to be ‘mentally ill’
Time to call off this unhealthy obsession with teenagers’ wellbeing.

Mick Hume
‘First they came for Gawker, and I did not speak out…’
Freedom of the press and the web faces new threats in the US and UK.

Friday 2 September 2016
Christian Butler
David Brent: still chasing fame
Life on the Road is Ricky Gervais’s last stab at the mainstream.

Jacob Furedi
Burkini wars: the rise of Francophobia
Yes, the burkini ban is wrong, but so is the demonisation of France.

Patrick West
Would anyone publish The Satanic Verses today?
The West has gone backwards on free speech since 1989.

Emily Dinsmore
Students, quit the whining and seize the day


Saturday 3 September 2016
spiked podcast
Using migrants as political pawns
Podcast: how ‘open borders’ became a tool of social engineering.

Monday 5 September 2016
Tom Bailey
Greens: the party of paranoia
Vaccines, 9/11, toxic wifi... the US Green Party has some mad views.

Brendan O’Neill
Pamela Anderson is right: there’s too much porn
The rise of the wankers speaks to a crisis of human intimacy.

Tim Black
Gary Johnson: a pro-freedom president?
Meet the one candidate it might be worth supporting.

Tuesday 6 September 2016
George Lawlor
A towering testament to our humanity
The Eiffel Tower will renew your faith in our species’ ingenuity.

Moses Dube
The end of the Rainbow Nation
The ANC has demoralised post-Apartheid South Africa.

Tom Slater
White Guilt Matters
BLM has become a prop for white, Western self-loathing.

Wednesday 7 September 2016
Barbara Hewson
Addicted to the state
A recent human-rights case shows the dangers of giving addicts drug substitutes.

Alec Fullerton
Scotland’s war on snacking


Luke Gittos
Stand up for Fabric against the Kafkaesque killjoys
The war on clubbing is an assault on freedom and adulthood.

Ella Whelan
Standing up for Irish women’s abortion rights
Inspiring new initiatives are helping Irish women get the services they need.

Thursday 8 September 2016
Sabine Beppler-Spahl
The crumbling of the German establishment
Germany's technocratic elite is to blame for the rise of the AfD.

Neil Davenport
School uniforms won’t save education


David Axe
Now the ERS is attacking democracy
Calls for an inquiry into the referendum undermine the democratic process.

Brendan O’Neill
Why the Kurds deserve our support
The West is betraying the Kurds. It’s a new low in global affairs.

Friday 9 September 2016
Charlotte Gill
Why sex education isn't working


Charlie Peters
Dryathlon? I’d rather have a beer...


Naomi Firsht
Sod the scaremongers
– life is good

People are living longer, fuller lives. Let’s celebrate.

Patrick West
Climate change is not a political issue
The environment has been hijacked by both left and right.

Jacob Furedi
Why even Brexiteer MPs are scared of Brexit
The whole establishment has been rattled by our defiant cry.

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The Demo for Democracy


Saturday 10 September 2016
spiked podcast
How the alt-right went wrong
Brendan O'Neill, Cathy Young and Lauren Southern on PC and its dissenters.

Monday 12 September 2016
Luke Gittos
Close the Calais Jungle
Building shanty towns is no solution to the migrant crisis.

Joanna Williams
Grammar schools: we need knowledge, not nostalgia
Theresa May's plans won't tackle the narrow instrumentalism of education.

Tom Slater
Who can save Labour? No one
The party's over. Why won't anyone admit it?

Naomi Firsht
Female MPs, please stop playing the sexism card


Tuesday 13 September 2016
Ella Whelan
Why feminists are so cagey about class
Middle-class media feminists have nothing to say to poor girls.

Tim Black
Syria: a war for nothing
The Syria Truce is a desperate attempt to restore the pre-2011 set-up.

Patrick Hayes
The Beipanjiang Bridge: a monument to progress


Charlie Peters
The Proms is no place for politics


Izzy Lyons
Lionel Shriver is right
Without cultural appropriation, art withers.

Wednesday 14 September 2016
Kevin Yuill
To a Paralympian who wants to die


Emily Dinsmore
Kick sex education out of schools


Tom Slater
What next: locking up Leavers?
Investigating Farage for hate speech would be an act of tyranny.

Jacob Furedi
We shouldn’t lock up Brits who fight ISIS – we should celebrate them
The madness of arresting Britons who sign up with the Kurds.

Thursday 15 September 2016
James Woudhuysen
Heathrow’s third runway: delayed, delayed, delayed
After decades of dithering, we must demand action on airport expansion.

Naomi Firsht
Protecting women from the world
By criminalising sexism, the police are acting like Victorian chaperones.

Brendan O’Neill
Theresa May is a friend of free speech? Come off it
She criticises Safe Spaces on campus yet wants to Safe Space all of Britain.

Friday 16 September 2016
Terri Murray
The principled, left-wing case against multiculturalism
A new book eviscerates the West's neo-racialism.

Charles Murray
America against itself
Charles Murray talks to Sean Collins about the new class war.

Saturday 17 September 2016
spiked podcast
‘Syria has been undone, and this truce won’t fix it’
Podcast: Tim Black on the impossibility of peace in Syria.

Monday 19 September 2016
Frank Furedi
It will take more than boot camps to tackle terrorism
Why France’s de-radicalisation centres won’t stem the new jihadism.

Tom Slater
How to survive freshers’ week, spiked style
Students, resist SU coddling and insist on being treated as adults.

Sean Collins
Trashing the white trash: Hillary and the new bigotry
Clinton's attack on 'deplorables' reveals an ugly prejudice.

Tuesday 20 September 2016
Rob Lyons
Hinkley Point: how not to go nuclear
This costly project could set back the energy revolution we need.

Tom Bailey
No, Momentum is not brainwashing kids


Tim Black
Brexit owes little to UKIP
The yearning for democracy goes well beyond Farage and Co.

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Introducing spiked’s Safe Space Bingo


Naomi Firsht
Let’s put the campus sex panic to bed
Freshers, ignore the fearmongers and enjoy your newfound freedom.

Wednesday 21 September 2016
Ella Whelan
The taming of Bridget Jones
The fun, drunk smoker has been straightened out. How depressing.

Emily Dinsmore
Teaching students to be mentally ill
The obsession with ‘student stress’ makes campus life dull and censorious.

Tom Bailey
Why did people vote Leave? Because they want to Leave


Dennis Hayes
The academics vs the bureaucracy


Thursday 22 September 2016
Luke Gittos
National Treasure: the showtrial of ageing celebs
This Yewtree-themed drama raises pressing questions about the post-Savile era.

Jacob Furedi
Students, refuse to think racially
The obsession with racism on campus is harming human relations.

Rob Lyons
What’s so great about falling smoking rates?


Naomi Firsht
The Bake Off freakout: a plea for sanity


Mick Hume
The truth about those ‘Brexit lies’
EU elites think voters are too thick to know what’s right.

Friday 23 September 2016
Izzy Lyons
In defence of student boozing
Don't let fun-sponge officials ruin your nights out.

Candice Holdsworth
‘Cultural appropriation’ is really cultural appreciation


Andrew Doyle
The state’s war on amateur comedians
Gazza isn’t the only one having his collar felt for telling a crap joke.

Duleep Allirajah
Paralympians’ job is to be the best, not ‘raise awareness’
Let's stop expecting Paralympians to make society a better place.

Patrick West
The pre-modern public shaming of Gazza
Making a spectacle of ‘criminals’ has no place in a democracy.

Saturday 24 September 2016
spiked podcast
‘Campus censors hold students in contempt’
Podcast: Tom Slater and Robby Soave on free speech at university.

Monday 26 September 2016
Tim Black
Why the Tories are tearing themselves apart
It's not just Labour that's backstabbing itself to death.

Joanna Williams
He criticised lefty thinking? Silence him!
Snowflake students are censoring everyone, and universities are to blame.

Naomi Firsht
How censorship breeds violence
The killing of Nahed Hattar speaks to the new intolerance.

Tuesday 27 September 2016
Courtney Hamilton
What’s wrong with a Eurocentric curriculum?


Rob Lyons
Labour’s fracking ban: prohibiting progress


Guy Birchall
John McDonnell is right – politicians should speak their minds


Brendan O’Neill
Letter to a young radical
Think big. Trust ordinary people. And don’t join the Labour Party.

Sean Collins
Hillary or Trump? Pick your poison
The debate showed why both candidates are so unpopular.

Wednesday 28 September 2016
Tom Bailey
Who would want to be a citizen of the EU?
The EU’s citizenship programme is a truly depressing spectacle.

Sam White
‘Don’t leave me here with Essex Man’
Five times Labour attacked the working class at conference this week.

Ieuan Joy
Students, fight for your right to offend
Now the campus bores are in a flap over white t-shirt socials.

Luke Gittos
Blair is right: scrap these Iraq investigations
Why it's wrong to prosecute the British soldiers who fought in Iraq.

Thursday 29 September 2016
Patrick Hannaford
Mike Baird: Oz’s most paternalistic politician?
New South Wales voters have had enough of being treated like children.

Jim Butcher
No, tourism is not an act of ‘white privilege’
Why identity miserabilists hate holidaymaking.

Ceri Dingle
Birthplace of a revolutionary
Ceri Dingle takes her documentary about CLR James to Trinidad.

Friday 30 September 2016
Anthony Gottlieb
The reality of the Enlightenment
Anthony Gottlieb talks toleration, autonomy and Spinoza’s God.

Roger Trigg
A conscientious objection
Stands of conscience often give voice to positions that deepen the moral basis of our lives.

Ella Whelan
The Violet Hour: a terrifying masterpiece
Katie Roiphe on breaking the biggest taboo: death.

Daniel A Dombrowski
The heart of the matter
The history of conscience is simultaneously a history of ethical freedom.

spiked review
‘Radical secularism is stifling free speech’
Podcast: Mary Eberstadt talks to Ella Whelan about religious freedom.

Michael Fitzpatrick
A moral case for abortion
A new book reclaims the ethical high ground from the the pro-life movement.


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