New Statesman | What Katie Hopkins wrote was monstrous. But save your anger for the politicians who decided to let migrants drown

April 20, 2015
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It’s nice to condemn the usefully loathsome Hopkins, but what she has said is merely a frank statement of the politics our government has been enacting at our borders in our name for years now. Read the rest at New Statesman

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New Statesman | Nice try, Maajid Nawaz, but you didn’t go to a lapdancing club because you’re a feminist

April 15, 2015
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Let’s play a round of the world’s worst game: Can You Be a Feminist and…? Maajid Nawaz, man, lapdance fan and self-proclaimed feminist can kick us off. Read the rest at the New Statesman

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New Statesman | Why are we so desperate to find a genetic explanation for sex offenders?

April 13, 2015
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The research into the so-called “nonce gene” disintegrates under any kind scrutiny at all. Why do we want to believe in it? Read the rest at New Statesman

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New Statesman | Why I changed my mind about porn

April 1, 2015
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A few years ago, I argued against the idea that porn was hijacking our sexuality. Now, as a women’s centre tries to ban my opponent, I wonder – are they scared that if people listen to Gail Dines, their minds might be changed too? Read the full post at the New Statesman

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New Statesman | Why rape suspects should not remain anonymous

March 30, 2015
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In ignoring the injustice of bad bailing procedures and instead recommending anonymity for rape suspects, MPs are promoting the fallacy that a man accused of rape is a victim in the same way as a woman who has been raped. Read the full post at the New Statesman

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New Statesman | What is the point of the Green Party?

March 16, 2015
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The party’s jumble sale muddle of policies makes them a radical alternative to exactly nothing.

New Statesman | We live in a world of stupid and Jeremy Clarkson is its king

March 11, 2015
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