Commentary

In 2020, the pharmaceutical industry spent 4.58 billion U.S. dollars on advertising on national TV in the United States. These ads tell you all about the next great pill or shot that will fix your latest problem; from ingrown toenails to cancer. Listen to the commercials. After they tell you about the miracle fix, they give you the side effects...

By any measure, Dr. Jordan Peterson is the most famous (now former-as is discussed in this interview) Canadian professor of clinical psychology in the world. He's also a deep thinker and a best-selling author of multiple books, and has amassed a huge following through podcasts, YouTube videos, and public speaking. Today, Jordan Peterson is one of...

Now, for not a few Westerners these days, freedom is an empty word. They're dismissive of it; many scoffs at it; they say there's no such thing as freedom, that it's just a right-wing buzzword; some claim that, even if there is such a thing as freedom, then countries like the U.K. and U.S. are no freer than any others,...

Political authority may be compromised in every sector of official rule, but it is the bread and butter of the political left, for whom lying has become a matter of principle.

Perhaps the fundamentals of right and wrong should never have been codified, or delegated to specific institutions and the individuals they employ. Truth cannot be encompassed by words alone, nor can it be auctioned to the highest bidder. It should remain a burden on all of society, a price we all must pay, if we are to keep human malevolence...

Traditionally, American culture derives its stability and moral authority from its Judeo-Christian tradition, Constitutional law, and parental authority in the family unit. God, government, and family are the triptych of American culture and the foundations for America's extraordinary ordered liberty. America's triptych is the artwork of American...

Will Britain ever get to grips with the grooming-gangs scandal? Will the rail strikes succeed? Why are trans activists harassing women? Rakib Ehsan joins Tom Slater and Fraser Myers to discuss all this and more on this week's spiked podcast.

It is obscene what has happened in Oldham, Rochdale, Rotherham, Oxford and beyond, from the almost unimaginable horrors to which these young girls were subjected to the cruelty, depravity and often sheer evil of the perpetrators. But in some ways the response from the authorities and the police is even more disturbing. They knew what was happening,...