Let EU nationals stay in Britain
It’s an ugly myth that Brexit voters want migrants out of the country.
The progressive case for borders
Trust the people’s instincts on the issue of immigration.
A travesty of justice
The criminal justice system is enabling false allegations.
Now the EU is censoring its own MEPs
How the EU uses migration to batter democracy
Brussels has weaponised migrants, with disastrous results.
|Thursday 2 March 2017|
Jess Phillips: an establishment feminist
In Everywoman, Phillips shows she’s more mainstream than rebel.
Meet the conceptual artist in revolt against the art world
Miriam Elia tells Wendy Earle why she's rebelling against the art world.
Macron is more establishment than you think
The political outsider who's really a media darling.
|Friday 3 March 2017|
The art of revolution
The RA’s Russian Revolution show captures the idealism of 1917 – and the gloom of what followed.
Let’s hope the Lords have signed their own death warrant
The anti-Brexit ‘revolt’ by unelected peers makes a mockery of democracy.
|Saturday 4 March 2017|
‘We must tell the truth about Sweden’
Podcast: Brendan O'Neill on the stifling of the immigration debate.
|Monday 6 March 2017|
The case against #indyref2
The UK can offer much more to Scotland than the EU can.
Doctors, butt out of pregnant women’s lives
Battle of the boobs
Feminists defend freedom – but only for the right kind of women.
UKIP is not the voice of Brexit
Why the establishment paints all Leavers as would-be Kippers.
|Tuesday 7 March 2017|
It wasn’t Big Data wot won it
Blaming data companies for Trump and Brexit is a copout.
The end of Northern Ireland? Not so fast
The shrinking of Unionism is not down to a surge in republicanism.
Sorry Riz, but quotas aren’t the answer
The obsession with diversity is a creative dead end.
Experts and politics: why Gove knows better than Plato
In an extract from his new book, Mick Hume defends the public's right to choose.
A student society has been censored for talking about censorship
|Wednesday 8 March 2017|
Don’t green-light this politics of gesture
Gender-equal traffic lights? Feminism has jumped the shark.
Ed Sheeran: the master of bland
Pop’s arch careerist knows how to make money, if not great music.
Israeli Apartheid Week is ugly, but it shouldn’t be banned
Both critics and supporters of Israel must have free speech.
Feminism demands equal lights
Plain packs for chips: enough with the nannying
|Thursday 9 March 2017|
Working-class students don’t need special treatment
Politicians, please stop sharing your tax returns
We don’t care what you earn; we care what you think and do.
In defence of trash talk
We need big, bold economic thinking in the Brexit era
People want change, but politicians are wedded to the status quo.
|Friday 10 March 2017|
Why young people are scared of sex
Forget relationships education – let them learn on the job.
The Russia frenzy gripping Washington
All sides in US politics now make wild, conspiratorial claims.
Bill Leak: a free‑speech hero
Brendan O'Neill pays tribute to the great Australian cartoonist.
Down with the campus sex panic
£24,000 for a tweet? What a dark day for free speech
The suing of Katie Hopkins is a scandal.
|Saturday 11 March 2017|
‘Where is the Safe Space?’
We explore London's most censorious campuses.
|Sunday 12 March 2017|
‘We need a new industrial revolution’
Phil Mullan on why the budget will do nothing to revive the economy.
|Monday 13 March 2017|
Blaming Turkey for Germany’s problems
The bans on Turkish politicians reveal the illiberalism of the German state.
Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?
Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.
Let’s decriminalise abortion once and for all
We urge MPs to scrap Britain’s Victorian abortion laws.
Cries of ‘victim-blaming’ are silencing debate
There is a difference between blame and responsibility.
Sports fans must be free to sing what they like
|Tuesday 14 March 2017|
Uber: the illusion of growth
The dark truth about Uber? It doesn't make money.
Enough with the ‘snowflake’ slur
We shouldn't write off an entire generation over the actions of a few.
Who wants to be a ‘real woman’?
UK immigration laws are stifling culture
‘The Dutch are sick of being lied to’
Meet the man hoping to be kingmaker in the Dutch elections.
Indyref2: making Scotland a weapon against democracy
Sturgeon and her allies will do anything to block the will of the demos.
|Wednesday 15 March 2017|
The secret of Modi’s success
Indians want more development, and believe Modi will deliver it.
The F-rating: feminism’s war on art
Cinema should not be subjected to the demands of diversity.
Girls’ literature? There’s no such thing
Encouraging girls to read female authors only is ridiculous.
Mhairi Black: a Twitter politician
New MPs are more interested in trending than serving.
Thou shalt not ‘make light’ of gay marriage
A beer boycott Down Under shows how authoritarian gay marriage has become.
|Thursday 16 March 2017|
Censorship in Catalonia
Catalan politicians are being silenced and criminalised.
How ‘learning styles’ undermine education
The Trump tax bombshell that wasn’t
Rachel Maddow drifts farther into conspiracy-theory territory.
Divided we stand – in defence of democracy
How has ‘division’ – the basis of democratic debate – become a dirty word?
|Friday 17 March 2017|
Elle: empowerment in darkness
Verhoeven’s rape-revenge thriller is his most startling film to date.
Yvette Cooper: the witchfinder-general of the web
Cooper is on a crusade to cleanse the internet. We must stop her.
Osborne editing the Standard is why Brexit happened
The political-media set has never been so cliquey.
The Dutch delusion
No, Dutch voters have not tamed 'the Brexit spirit'.
EU: taking offence on behalf of women
|Saturday 18 March 2017|
‘Let’s abolish all libel laws’
Brendan O'Neill on Monroe/Hopkins and the death of free speech.
|Monday 20 March 2017|
The war of the veil
When it’s okay to say no hijabs allowed.
The king is dead
RIP Chuck Berry, inventor of popular music.
Liz Truss’s rape reforms are wrong and unjust
Rape complainants must be cross-examined live in court.
|Tuesday 21 March 2017|
The emergency contraception rip-off
The Dutch revolt against the politics of fear
Dutch voters said No both to the establishment and its critics.
This reckless Russia-baiting must stop
Some in the West seem hell-bent on resuscitating the Cold War.
‘Liberal’ libel law: still a disgrace to democracy
The Hopkins case suggests the ‘new dawn’ for libel laws was false.
French election debate: three hours on air, but no clear winner
|Wednesday 22 March 2017|
The boy from the Bogside who took on the British
To many of us in Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness was a hero.
Theresa May’s Laboured energy stunt
The Tories’ energy price cap is straight out of Labour’s failed manifesto.
Google ads: free speech on trial
Calling on Google to clean up the web is a step towards censorship.
|Thursday 23 March 2017|
Remainers: skulking off to their echo chambers
Calls for a pro-EU independent London are snobbish and undemocratic.
The SNP isn’t interested in independence
Scottish nationalism is more about therapy than democracy.
FSUR: fuelling the free-speech fightback
Our Free Speech University Rankings continues to make waves.
Let’s refuse to play the terrorists’ game
Islamists feed off our fear. Let’s starve them.
|Friday 24 March 2017|
Why the i was wrong to change its front page
The truth about the Single Market
Ignore the fearmongers: leaving the market could be a boon for Britain.
The myth of Momentum
Radical? Momentum is a tired, scared block against radicalism.
Trump: a president for the elites
The idea that Trump is for 'ordinary people' is bunkum.
|Sunday 26 March 2017|
After Westminster: don’t give in to fear
Brendan O'Neill on why we must defend freedom in the face of terrorism.
|Monday 27 March 2017|
Destroy the Emmett Till painting? This is hysteria
The destruction of artworks is censorship at its ugliest.
Codes won’t defeat campus censorship
Jo Johnson’s free-speech codes won’t give us free speech.
Don’t look to Theresa May to defend freedom
After Westminster: May and her officials have liberty in their crosshairs.
The Brexiteer case against Scottish independence
Brexit expands democracy, Scottish nationalism shrinks it
|Tuesday 28 March 2017|
Hands off WhatsApp
Amber Rudd needs to butt out of our private conversations.
The dark side of the happiness industry
Wellbeing advocates essentially tell us to be happy with our lot.
The Trumpcare fail shows Trump isn’t evil – just useless
Both Trump and ‘the Resistance’ stand exposed by this debacle.
Masood’s motives? We may never know
We should be careful not to endow his violence with meaning.
It’s the reaction to ‘Legs-it’ that is really sexist
Lessons from a Hollywood hustler
The Kid Stays in the Picture: a stylish look at the life of Robert Evans.
|Wednesday 29 March 2017|
Brexit and the Battle for Democracy
Watch spiked’s new film on the fight for democratic rights.
Don’t deprive Welsh schoolkids of great literature
The brilliance of Brexit
Campaigners, politicians and writers on why today is a great day.
Article 50: the dawn of a new democratic era
Today is a wonderful and historic day for Britain and for Europe.
|Thursday 30 March 2017|
Get Out: clever satire or lowbrow horror?
This great pulp movie tries too hard to be political.
How not to oppose Trump’s travel ban
Why it's wrong to rely on judges to stand up to Trump.
Why elite universities are so illiberal
The posher the campus, the more likely it will chill free speech.
‘Don’t mention the war!’
Why England fans should be free to taunt the Germans.