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A growing body of evidence says trigger warnings are damaging to education and mental health. They do more harm than good. Universities who continue to encourage their use are doing their students a great disservice, says
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A UN-backed campaign wants to promote population control in Africa to save ‘biodiversity’. What they are really saying is that beetles are more important than black people. Campaigns to reduce population growth are backward and racist, says
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Few thought it would be possible to land a man on the Moon. The obstacles were too big, the challenges too fraught with danger. But NASA did it. How we need to regain some of that Promethean spirit today!, says Norman Lewis
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The EU is to blame for the stand-off between a German NGO ship captain and Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini. Having left thousands of migrants to drown in the Med, it now expects others to pick up the pieces, writes
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Miley Cyrus has gone on ‘birth strike’ because the ‘Earth can’t handle’ more children. These so-called BirthStrikers speak to the narcissism of millennial activism -- they believe they are saving the world through self-sacrifice, writes
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Russia did it! That’s the catch-all explanation for Brexit and Trump. Dissenting opinions are blamed on malign foreign influence. This conspiracy theory has dark echoes of the Red Scares and McCarthyism of the past, says Paddy Hannam
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Climate activists going on ‘birth strike’ have a clear message: to save the planet from us ‘destructive’ humans, women need to stop giving birth to them. We need to stand up to such misanthropy, says
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Primary schools in Birmingham and elsewhere claim their LGBT lessons encourage tolerance and acceptance. They don't know the meaning of those words. When it comes to the faith of Muslim parents, these schools couldn't be more intolerant, writes Tim Black
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The Warwick rape chat scandal -- in which male students were found to have made vile jokes in a private group -- has led to inquiries, suspensions and independent reviews. All this, over some overgrown adolescents' sick humour, says
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British Indians are a real success story. With a high regard for education, integration and self-sufficiency, they are among the highest-earning ethnic groups in Britain. Those who blame the ethnic pay gap on discrimination miss the point, says
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Miley Cyrus has gone on ‘birth strike’ because the ‘Earth can’t handle’ more children. These so-called BirthStrikers speak to the narcissism of millennial activism -- they believe they are saving the world through self-sacrifice, says
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The EU is to blame for the stand-off between a German NGO ship captain and Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini. Having left thousands of migrants to drown in the Med, it now expects others to pick up the pieces, says
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Anyone who criticises Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitic views will be branded Islamophobic. It’s a silencing tactic, designed to stifle debate on anti-Jewish racism. But if we’re serious about bigotry we need to talk about Omar’s bigotry too, says Brendan O’Neill
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“The EU is not undemocratic, it is anti-democratic. We cannot renew British democracy without first fulfilling the referendum result and leaving the European Union.” Mick Hume writes the first entry for spiked’s programme of democratic reform:
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Spot on. The problem here is not the ‘mob’ of parents, whipping up fear and hysteria at the school gates. It is the school whipping up intolerance at home.
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Since the 1910s, the right has sought to silence the left with smears of malign Russian influence. Now it is liberals and the left who see Russia behind Trump, Brexit and every event they dislike. These conspiracy theories are dangerous, says Paddy Hannam
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A German NGO ship captain is suing Italy's Matteo Salvini for defamation. It sets a daft and dangerous precedent. You can't shut down a democratically elected politician just because he's been rude, says
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This is hysterical: the People’s Vote campaign is in civil war over whether it should come out as pro-Remain or pretend to be neutral. Guys, everyone knows you are hardcore Remainers and that your ‘democratic’ campaign is about thwarting the Brexit vote:
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Russia did it! That’s the catch-all explanation for Brexit and Trump. Dissenting opinions are blamed on malign foreign influence. This conspiracy theory has dark echoes of the Red Scares and McCarthyism of the past, says Paddy Hannam
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David Attenborough has denounced the Industrial Revolution and called for an end to cheap flights. He gives no thought to how the working class would suffer under eco-austerity, says Daniel Jupp
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