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The internet isn't too free and unregulated -- it isn't free enough. In 2017, nine people a day were arrested in the UK for posting 'offensive' things online. A 'safe' internet is a censored internet, writes
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The customs union is not some nice, inoffensive part of the Brussels bureaucracy. It is the worst part. It prevents nations from making that most basic of sovereign decisions: how to trade. If we stay in a customs union we will betray Brexit and democracy. Brendan O’Neill on Sky
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"A vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment wouldn't only boost Irish women's liberty -- it would also deepen and enliven Irish democracy. Just say Yes!" Brendan O'Neill reports from Dublin.
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Joanna Williams 19h
By me: Monarchy and feminism are a perfect marriage. Bold declarations of feminist intent do not show that the monarchy has changed: instead, they show how much feminism has changed.
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Can Meghan Markle be both a feminist and a royal? Of course she can. Feminism today poses no threat to the establishment. Feminism is the establishment, writes
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The alt-right's cynical politicisation of attacks on white farmers is helping no one. South Africa has been sucked into the global culture war, and the country is worse off for it, writes
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spiked May 23
No, Gina Haspel's appointment is not a win for progress. There is nothing to celebrate in Trump becoming an equal-opportunities champion for alleged torturers, writes Rudi Abdallah.
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Frank Furedi May 20
When I first heard about the use of animals to de-stress students top universities I thought it was a joke - now of course the ethos of the nursery has seamlessly meshed with academic culture.
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spiked May 22
"Feminism today is a thoroughly elitist and conservative project -- it's a perfect fit for the royal family" Listen to discuss Meghan Markle's feminism on BBC 5 Live
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spiked May 10
"17.4million people voted to Leave the EU. How many people have ever voted for you? Zero. And yet you think it is your right to thwart the biggest mandate in our history." debates with the Lib Dems' Lords leader. Full debate here:
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spiked May 22
Ken Livingstone was undone by his own brand of ‘anti-racism’, writes
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Tom Macleod May 22
I asked Mayor of Greater about Brendan O’Neill’s comments on radio this morning that “a nation that can’t get angry about the slaughter of its own children has lost its moral anchor.” His response:
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spiked May 22
Anti-vaping zealots have pushed YouTube into censoring e-cig reviews and pro-vaping content. If it's this easy to censor speech certain campaigners dislike, online free speech is in real trouble, writes Martin Cullip.
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spiked May 22
“Turning the Grenfell Tower inquiry into an emotional talking-shop would be a disaster. We need to get to the truth, not create an official space for survivors to air their understandable angst”, says
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Rita Panahi May 22
Replying to @RitaPanahi
O’Neill: Much of the political establishment seems hell-bent on gagging public discussion about ­Islamist extremism. They have invented a battery of ­abusive terms to demonise those who suggest radical Islam is something we should talk about — and tackle
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spiked May 22
“A nation that cannot get angry about the slaughter of its own children is a nation that has lost its moral anchor.” Listen to Brendan O'Neill discuss Britain’s passive response to the bombing, with
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Julia Hartley-Brewer May 22
This. This. This.
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talkRADIO May 22
Brendan O'Neill: "A nation that cannot get angry about the slaughter of its own children is one that has lost its moral anger." Was there enough anger after the Manchester Arena attack? Watch again ▼ | | |
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Rita Panahi May 22
‘Terrorists hold our lives in contempt & the political set holds our opinions in contempt.’ Brendan O’Neill on the one year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing.
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spiked May 22
“One year since the Manchester atrocity and the political class still stifles debate about radical Islam. They don’t trust us to discuss it. The terrorists hold our lives in contempt; politicians hold our opinions in contempt” Brendan O’Neill in
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