"The demonisation of scepticism has returned with a vengeance in the 21st century"
Tescophobics look upon the supermarket as the Death Star of the high street, sucking the life out of small, family-run shops
"Alongside the cult of youth there is a deep and irrational fear of the young"
"Bieber's 'breakdown' is a figment of our fevered imagination"
A decade after military action began in Iraq, Brendan O'Neill reassesses Tony Blair and George W Bush's special relationship
"It’s hard to remember a time when older people were as feared and loathed as they are now"
Brendan O'Neill says that the Savile storm has unleashed Paedogeddon, creating a climate of fear that is the real harm to children
"Dope campaigners explicitly argue that cannabis could act as a sedative for the rougher sections of society"
Dappy talks Tulisa, his love of eighties pop, and why metaphors are where it's at
The hip-hop comedy duo on Jedward, representing Limerick and why they are not an "Irish Pussy Riot"
"Today's inequality-bashers merely want everyone to "bunch together" in a "safe and happy" middling existence"
"Tax-dodgers have become scapegoats for a politically clueless political class"
In the spirit of celebrating human achievement, here’s a medal ceremony for the Olympics miserabilists...
'2012 is a year of Alan Sillitoe celebrations - and society today needs the attitude of his most famous literary creation'
"In the local elections the vast majority of voters chose to say nothing at all"
Both sides of the political divide are getting overexcited about this strike: radical leftists predict it will signal the rebirth of old-style Labour politics, while fearful right-wingers fret that it
One of the great mysteries of modern Britain, which will surely cause future historians to scratch their heads in confusion, is how Keith Vaz came to be our chief moral crusader.
According to the United Nations, this week, probably somewhere in India, the seven billionth human being will be born.
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