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Mick Hume 21 September 2017

We voted for Brexit, not for BoJo or his bus

This Boris-bashing is another coded attack on supposedly gullible voters.

Fawzi Ibrahim 21 September 2017

Labour must choose: the people or the Single Market

Staying in the market would be a betrayal of workers.

Jon Bryan 21 September 2017

Kick paternalism out of football

Football fans don’t need to be protected from gambling ads.

Ella Whelan 20 September 2017

Title IX: the sexual inquisition on campus

The campus rape panic is destroying due process and ruining lives.

Naomi Firsht 20 September 2017

Drinking is good for you, and most people know it

Meet Drinkers’ Voice, fighting back against the nanny state.

Duleep Allirajah 20 September 2017

No, Köln fans aren’t a ‘disgrace’

At the Emirates, they brought the kind of passion the English game has lost.

Parsons Green: silence in the face of terror

Scores dead in six months. When will we take Islamist terror seriously?

Tim Black 19 September 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi: a childish obsession

We need to stop searching for saviours and demons in global affairs.

Tom Bailey 19 September 2017

In praise of Thomas Jefferson

Forget covering up his statues: we should be celebrating his ideals.

Esther Burke 18 September 2017

George Hook and the sanitisation of Irish debate

It will be a bad day for free speech if the outspoken radio host is sacked.

Tom Slater 18 September 2017

Jemele Hill and the politicisation of everything

US culture is being consumed by a battle of the snowflakes.

Luke Gittos 18 September 2017

Making a mockery of juries

Yet again, misleading research is being used to attack the role of jurors.

Christian Butler 18 September 2017

The Death of Stalin: the arrival of Iannucci

In his first non-spin-off film, the writer-director hits on something profound.

Sean Collins 15 September 2017

Hillary is what happened

Her snobby, deluded book proves she has no one to blame but herself.

Brendan O’Neill 15 September 2017

A killing in Harlow: the shame of Remainers

We must confront the elite’s lies about the killing of Arek Jozwik.

spiked podcast 15 September 2017

‘It’s racist to say black students can’t relate to Plato’

Tom Slater on the calls to 'decolonise' the syllabus at Reed College.

Rob Killick 15 September 2017

Le Carré comes in from the Cold War

The stunning A Legacy of Spies explores the British elite’s ambiguous relationship with its own past.

Tom Slater 14 September 2017

Two cheers for Reed College

The liberal-arts school is standing up to entitled identitarians.

Naomi Firsht 14 September 2017

Bristol piano man: in defence of romance

The fury against this heartbroken man has been crazy and cruel.

Dan King 14 September 2017

A censorious sign of the times

Ohio State’s window-message ban is joyless and illiberal.

Mark Birbeck 13 September 2017

Damien Hirst’s unbelievable vision

Treasures From the Wreck of the Unbelievable is a powerful exhibition.

Mick Hume 13 September 2017

Sell Democracy to the EU? No deal

The Brexit talks are a fixed exercise in political punishment.

Sabine Beppler-Spahl 13 September 2017

Why Merkel and Co want to keep politics ‘boring’

Germany’s political class prefers stasis to serious debate.

Joanna Williams 12 September 2017

Don’t gender-neutralise our kids

Why the war on gender is bad for children.

Ben Pile 12 September 2017

Beware greens’ scaremongering

Extreme weather is less of a threat than it ever has been.

Tim Black 12 September 2017

Remainers’ pro-migrant mask is slipping

It is oligarchy, not migrants, that elite Europhiles are fighting for.

Pauline Hadaway 12 September 2017

Ireland: doing the EU’s dirty work

The EC is pitching Ireland into battle against Brexit.

Brendan O’Neill 11 September 2017

A rapist in a women’s prison? Society has lost the plot

It is time people took a stand against the trans ideology.

Munira Mirza 11 September 2017

Lammy review: the myth of institutional racism

This review could do more harm than good for black Britons.

Jon Holbrook 11 September 2017

Racism is a spent force in British society

David Lammy is wrong about the criminal-justice system.

Andrew Doyle 11 September 2017

Easily offended hecklers are ruining comedy

Even comedians are now being shouted at for being ‘offensive’.

spiked 8 September 2017

Why we want to make your college an Unsafe Space

spiked launches an all-star free-speech tour of US campuses.

spiked podcast 8 September 2017

‘The smoking ban was never about health – it was about pushing us around’

Chris Snowdon, Claire Fox and Tom Slater discuss the smoking ban, plastic bags and paying people to jog.

Patrick West 8 September 2017

An all-female Lord of the Flies would be just as savage

In desperate times, gender differences wither away.

Christian Butler 8 September 2017

A typically bad take on autism

Atypical – another drama that plays autism for cheap laughs and sentimentality.

It’s time to cool these German-Turkish tensions

Martin Schulz is playing a dangerous game by bashing Erdogan.

Mick Hume 7 September 2017

Labour’s ‘Brexit, but...’ puts the mock in democracy

Opposition to the Withdrawal Bill is a backdoor attempt to usurp the Leave vote.

So, should we ban Catholics from public life?

The attacks on Jacob Rees-Mogg have a whiff of anti-religious prejudice.

Naomi Firsht 7 September 2017

‘You should never feel guilty about what you eat’

Anthony Warner on the ‘bullshit’ of health-food fanaticism.

Ella Whelan 6 September 2017

Please let this be the last ‘royal baby’

Congrats to Will and Kate, but seriously, let’s abolish the monarchy.

Nicola Wright 6 September 2017

Why anti-vaxxers shouldn’t be censored

Australians don’t need the state to protect them from bad ideas.

Rupert Cogan 6 September 2017

In defence of national sovereignty

The nation state is the starting point for popular democracy.

Frank Furedi 5 September 2017

The FGM panic: a danger to women and girls

The campaign against FGM has done more harm than good.

Brendan O’Neill 5 September 2017

This isn’t anti-racism – it’s middle-class misanthropy

Munroe Bergdorf’s class snobbery reveals a lot about identity politics.

Tim Black 5 September 2017

Bring back geopolitics

The Korea tensions speak to the death of reasoned diplomacy.

Fawzi Ibrahim 5 September 2017

Workers want out of the EU – will the TUC listen?

Trade Unionists Against the EU on why the trade-union movement must embrace Brexit.

Tom Slater 4 September 2017

We need to educate the EU about democracy

Yes, leaving the EU is hard, but it is so worth it.

Luke Gittos 4 September 2017

Hey, lawyers – leave them kids alone

It’s perverse to have lawyers teaching children about sexual consent.