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Ella Whelan 22 November 2017

Lily Madigan is not a woman

Having a 19-year-old boy as a women’s officer is ridiculous.

spiked 22 November 2017

Brendan O’Neill at the Comedy Cellar

Our editor went to the legendary NY club to discuss Hollywood hysteria.

Luke Gittos 22 November 2017

George Takei: now #MeToo is consuming its own

The moral panic about sexual misconduct is out of control.

Naomi Firsht 22 November 2017

Students, stop waging war on the past

Now student leaders want to erase William Gladstone's name.

Frank Furedi 21 November 2017

The meaninglessness of Charles Manson

Forget this fame-hungry psychopath. Remember his victims.

Tim Black 21 November 2017

Why won’t they just build more homes?

Why the housing crisis inspires lip service but no solutions.

Donal Fallon 21 November 2017

Ulysses versus the censors

Fifty years on from the Joyce movie that scandalised the world.

Tara McCormack 21 November 2017

That’s enough of the Russia blame game

The obsession with Putin's alleged meddling is messing up our politics.

Mick Hume 20 November 2017

Nothing to cheer in Zimbabwe fias-coup

Those replacing Mugabe want to rationalise his regime, not overthrow it.

Brendan O’Neill 20 November 2017

Nick Cave vs the BDS bigots

Three cheers for the Oz rocker performing in Israel on principle.

Jennie Bristow 20 November 2017

What should schools teach?

A new book makes the case for imparting knowledge and pursuing truth.

Dan King 20 November 2017

‘Brave spaces’ are no answer to safe spaces

Ghettoising free speech will make matters on campus worse.

spiked podcast 17 November 2017

‘We’re all bored of this Pestminster witch-hunt’

Julia Hartley-Brewer sets the record straight on #kneegate.

Patrick West 17 November 2017

Men are not a different species

Gender determinism has returned in PC form.

Taylor Swift is not an alt-right princess

And no, she doesn’t need to condemn Trump.

Mick Hume 16 November 2017

Who represents the 52 per cent?

It’s not just a few ‘Brexit mutineers’ – the captains are Remainers, too.

Jon Holbrook 16 November 2017

Brexit: reuniting politics with the people

The day we leave, the job of rebuilding British democracy will begin.

Naomi Firsht 16 November 2017

Stop jumping on the trans-wagon

Transgender ideology should be subjected to more rigorous debate.

Brendan O’Neill 15 November 2017

Russia and Brexit: a chattering-class conspiracy theory

Remoaners are harming British democracy more than Putin ever could.

Rob Lyons 15 November 2017

No, Big Tobacco is not murdering people

The latest wheeze of anti-smoking zealots is their maddest yet.

Andrew Tettenborn 15 November 2017

Now universities police speech off campus

Watch what you say on Facebook: your Uni might be watching.

Frank Furedi 14 November 2017

The rise of duty‑free politics

Boris’s Iran blunder reveals a political class with no sense of service.

Tim Black 14 November 2017

The Lebanon crisis: who emboldened the Saudis?

The West’s anti-Iran posturing is inflaming Middle Eastern tensions.

David Bowden 14 November 2017

Making that existential leap

Dolan Cummings has written a crime novel for morally uncertain times.

Tom Slater 13 November 2017

Louis CK and the rise of Sexual Stalinism

Like a disgraced commissar, his work is scrubbed from the record.

Paul Embery 13 November 2017

Votes for 16s: infantilising politics

Be honest: would you trust your 16-year-old self with suffrage?

Stephanie Gutmann 13 November 2017

Future sex: a brave new world

The #MeToo panic could render sex dull and love impossible.

spiked podcast 10 November 2017

‘Trump proves that anything is possible’

Thomas Frank on how the Democrats lost the heart of America.

A sly assault on the freedom of the press

Some in the House of Lords want to muzzle reporters.

Patrick West 10 November 2017

Remember, the past is a foreign country

It’s wrong to judge people of the past by today’s moral standards.

What is sexual harassment anyway?

An imprecise term is being used to destroy reputations.

Sean Collins 9 November 2017

Calm down, Democrats – your troubles aren’t over

Dems did well this week, but they’re still in disarray.

Tom Slater 9 November 2017

Devin Kelley was evil, but he’s not a terrorist

The problem with using the T-word for mass shootings.

Mick Hume 9 November 2017

From Priti to sex pests: the scandal of ‘Remainergate’

Every hint of wrongdoing is now exploited as anti-Brexit ammunition.

Feminists vs women

Woe betide women who don’t subscribe to feminist orthodoxy.

A man is dead. Are the witch-hunters happy now?

Carl Sargeant: a working-class politician destroyed by middle-class hysteria.

Ella Whelan 8 November 2017

‘Pestminster’: feminism’s double standards

Why working-class victims of real sexual abuse are ignored.

In praise of Luther

Germany seems embarrassed by the Reformation. It shouldn't be.

Jim Butcher 8 November 2017

The doublethink of campus censors

How free-speech policies are used to undermine free speech.

Tim Black 7 November 2017

The problem with the Paradise Papers

Moralistic exposés of people’s tax affairs won’t drag us out of the economic mire.

Tara McCormack 7 November 2017

‘Russia did it!’: a comforting delusion

The Democratic Party and elite Remainers can’t admit that they lost.

Dave Clements 7 November 2017

The sorry state of welfare

Universal credit is flawed. But welfare dependency must be tackled.

Brendan O’Neill 6 November 2017

Who will put a brake on this Sexual Inquisition?

The prudish purging of political life is a sinister menace to democracy.

Fawzi Ibrahim 6 November 2017

It is the people who should be sovereign

MPs who want to scupper Brexit are undermining the demos.

Ethan Greene 6 November 2017

Whiskey to the people!

Chattanooga’s first legal distillery since Prohibition is a cause for celebration.

An anti-capitalist is the most bourgeois thing you can be

Brendan O’Neill reports from last night’s Jacobin debate in NYC.