|Wednesday 16 January 2013|
|Loyalists: the pariahs of the peace process|
The rioting over the Union flag illuminates the tragedy of modern loyalism: these people are loyal to a world that no longer exists.
|Thursday 10 January 2013|
|The cult of welfarism has become suffocating|
Far from there being a war over welfare, everyone now accepts that people can't survive without the state.
|Friday 21 December 2012|
|In 2013, can we call off the Culture Wars?|
This year, there was a decisive shift in the Culture Wars in favour of the ‘illiberal liberals’. The wrong side is winning, in the wrong war.
|Wednesday 19 December 2012|
|‘I am not a contrarian. I find contrarians annoying’|
spiked editor Brendan O’Neill answers readers’ questions on everything from liberty and progress to drunken contrarianism and gay marriage.
|Monday 17 December 2012|
|After Connecticut: the myth of America’s ‘gun culture’|
The obsession with the guns used in school shootings overlooks the cultural factors behind these modern outbursts of nihilistic violence.
|Thursday 13 December 2012|
|Pat Finucane wasn't the only victim of state terror|
All those observers ‘shocked’ to discover that Britain colluded with loyalist death squads: where have you been for the past 30 years?
|Wednesday 12 December 2012|
|The iron fist in the velvet glove of gay marriage|
Under the radical cover of being pro-gay, the state is expanding its sovereignty over all of our private lives and most intimate relationships.
|Friday 30 November 2012|
|spiked: proud to be unlicensed|
Lord Justice Leveson has proposed a kitemark system to distinguish which press and online outlets are 'trustworthy'. spiked doesn't want it.
|Wednesday 28 November 2012|
|Who is treating Palestinians like animals?|
Palestinian solidarity campaigns sound increasingly similar to bleeding-heart animal-rights campaigns.
|Tuesday 27 November 2012|
|It’s not just UKIP parents who are under suspicion|
The Rotherham fostering controversy isn’t a mad one-off - it’s the logical conclusion to the intensification of state meddling in parents’ lives.
|Wednesday 21 November 2012|
|The burdens that Israel should not have to bear|
ESSAY: Between being treated as a conduit for Western colonial guilt and as a beacon of Western Enlightenment, Israel is being slowly strangled.
|Tuesday 20 November 2012|
|Why should we take part in these political charades?|
Everyone says the low turnout in the PCC elections points to a crisis of democracy. But these elections weren’t democratic to begin with.
|Monday 12 November 2012|
|‘Serious journalists’ are the most tabloidesque of all|
The Newsnight/paedophile fiasco has utterly exploded the idea that modern British journalism can be divided into Good and Bad camps.
|Thursday 1 November 2012|
|We need a Full Stop|
to this scaremongering
The NSPCC and others have leapt upon the Savile scandal to promote their claims that child abuse is rife in modern Britain. But it isn’t.
|Tuesday 30 October 2012|
|Egalité without liberté? Non, non, non!|
A new army of equality quangos and experts promises to make us all equal – but at the expense of our freedoms and desire to be rich.
|Thursday 25 October 2012|
|A disaster that science brought upon itself|
The jailing of scientists for failing to predict an earthquake is the sad conclusion to the scientific community’s depiction of itself as soothsayer.
|Wednesday 24 October 2012|
|An educated, |
erudite lynch mob
The hysteria over Savile reminds us that it isn’t tabloids that drive paedophile panics - it’s the great and the good.
|Thursday 18 October 2012|
|Israel vs Iran: clash of the pariah states|
With Iran demonised by Western leaders and Israel demonised by Western liberals, both countries have become unpredictable beasts.
|Monday 15 October 2012|
|Savile: the mad hunt for a conspiracy of witches|
With its contagion of accusation and counter-accusation, the Savile scandal has exposed the Salem-style irrationalism of the modern elite.
|Thursday 11 October 2012|
|Venezuela: the left’s heart in a heartless world|
The Western left’s bizarre love affair with the Bonapartist Hugo Chavez speaks volumes about its intellectual disarray and desperation.