The spiked podcast


Shamima, Smollett and Soubry

The spiked team discuss a packed week in politics and culture.

How Brexit broke party politics

The team discuss new parties, European populism and campus censorship.

The economics of No Deal

The Guardian’s Larry Elliott and spiked’s Phil Mullan on Project Fear II.

Venezuela is not your playground

The team discuss the left-right culture war over Venezuela.

On the ethics of doxxing children

The spiked team discuss the unhinged treatment of the Covington boys.

Hate speech: a warning from Europe

Paul Coleman on why we must oppose hate-speech laws.

May’s defeat, Trump’s wall and woke capitalism

Tom Slater, Ella Whelan and Fraser Myers discuss the stories of the week.

On the right to insult politicians

The team discuss Anna Soubry, AOC and diversity casting.

2018: the year that rocked Europe

The team look back on 2018 in a bumper edition of the spiked podcast.

Why British politics is broken

The team discuss unrepresentative democracy, Kevin Hart and the 'blame Russia' reflex.

The mourning wars

The team discuss the death of George HW Bush, the fall of Macronism and the lunacy of PETA.

Project Fear, the sequel

The team discuss the Brexit panic, the gilet jaunes protests and trans misogyny.

The dangers of hate-crime hysteria

The team discuss hate crime, Melania Trump and our words of the year.

Brexit: what is to be done?

Kate Hoey, Daniel Hannan and Brendan O’Neill discuss how to save Brexit.

Why Trump limps on

The team discuss the Midterms, the Grenfell effigy and the problem with killing off Apu.

Trump, terror and hypocrisy

Is Trump to blame for pipe-bombs and anti-Semitic slaughter? The spiked team discuss.