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15 April 2014

spiked: a free-for-all of ideas and debate

Some changes at spiked plus.

spiked: a free-for-all of ideas and debate

On-Air, Off-Message: the greatest hits

Arguing the toss, spiked style

spiked plus

8 April 2014

Modern slavery: a moral project built on sand

Despite the headline-grabbing figures, the evidence for modern slavery is feeble.

Modern slavery: a moral project built on sand

Christopher Snowdon on modern prohibition

History makers: Joseph Bazalgette

Arguing the toss, spiked style

Good riddance to Nuts

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1 April 2014

There’s something about Nigel

For Britain’s political and media classes, UKIP’s Nigel Farage is beyond the pale.

There’s something about Nigel

Dennis Hayes on campus censorship

In memory of Norman Borlaug

Arguing the toss, spiked style

Five dodgiest IPCC claims

spiked plus

25 March 2014

A radical redefinition of what radicalism means

The friends of Labour calling on Ed Miliband to be ‘bold and radical’ really should invest in a dictionary.

A radical redefinition of what radicalism means

The dangers of campus censorship

History makers: Filippo Brunelleschi

Arguing the toss, spiked style

Five wrongheaded theories about MH370

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18 March 2014

Why is British politics in an ‘Eton mess’?

The re-emergence of an Eton set speaks to the hollowing out of the democratic sphere.

Why is British politics in an ‘Eton mess’?

History makers: Lajos Kossuth

Arguing the toss, spiked style

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11 March 2014

Who owns your organs – you or the state?

The system of presumed consent on organ donation dilutes our moral autonomy.

Who owns your organs – you or the state?

History makers: Yuri Gagarin

Arguing the toss, spiked style

My vendetta against the surveillance state

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4 March 2014

We need to mobilise against the cult of low expectations

The very politicians who bang on about social mobility have made it harder to pursue.

We need to mobilise against the cult of low expectations

Kevin Yuill on assisted suicide

History makers: Cretan resistance

Arguing the toss: spiked style

From the heart of the Ukrainian Spring

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25 February 2014

Ukraine: this isn’t a revolution – it’s regime change

Let’s call a spade a spade: Western politicians have usurped an elected leader.

Ukraine: this isn’t a revolution - it’s regime change

Jennie Bristow on child protection

History Makers: Boeing 747

Arguing the toss, spiked style

Five highlights from spiked plus

spiked plus

18 February 2014

Police out of the public square!

People must be free to preach, leaflet and push pamphlets in public spaces without having their collars felt by the law.

Police out of the public square!

Arguing the toss, spiked style

We need to talk about rape culture

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11 February 2014

Stop treating parents as polluters

The driving force behind the ban on smoking in cars is the poisonous idea that parents are corrupting their kids.

Stop treating parents as polluters

Arguing the toss, spiked style

My week in Sochi

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