articles

21 February 2018

Now universities are policing memes

At York, cracking offensive jokes in a private chat can land you in serious trouble.

19 February 2018

Stop this corporate bullying of the press

Stop Funding Hate is marshalling capitalist power to punish newspapers.

15 February 2018

No, Bari Weiss is not a bigot

Why is a right-of-centre liberal being painted as a hatemonger?

5 February 2018

The new blasphemies on campus

The Free Speech University Rankings 2018 makes for grim reading.

5 February 2018

Jacob Rees-Mogg and the rise of the new intolerance

The spat in Bristol exposed the dangers of self-esteem censorship.

5 February 2018

How No Platform conquered the academy

Campus censorship has been on the march for decades.

1 February 2018

Comedy should never be a safe space

Geoff Norcott on the PC Mary Whitehouses killing humour.

31 January 2018

Jordan Peterson: political saviour or false god?

Two spiked columnists clash over Peterson.

30 January 2018

ISIS in Sylvania: confronting Islamism

A new art book satirises our infantile approach to terrorism.

26 January 2018

From fake news to fake truths

Lies aren’t the only problem. The facts can also be made to tell false stories.