Brendan O'Neill

Brendan O'Neill is the editor of Spiked and a columnist for The Australian and The Big Issue.

Tantrum of the climate alarmists

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Of all the hot air blown out by eco-alarmists, their maddest claim, the one least founded in truth, is that…

Bureaucrats and barbarians

18 March 2017 9:00 am

We have mourned Bill Leak. Now we must avenge him. The time for tears has passed. It’s anger we need…

The students fight back

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Last week, students at York University staged a walkout from the sexual consent classes organised by their student union women’s…


3 September 2016 9:00 am

As I was leaving the sweaty Q&A set at the Docklands Studios in Melbourne, a lefty dweeb in the audience…


1 September 2016 1:00 pm

As I was leaving the sweaty Q&A set at the Docklands Studios in Melbourne, a lefty dweeb in the audience…


13 August 2016 9:00 am

What could a trendy, tattooed, godless leftie in the hippest bit of Melbourne possibly have in common with an Isis-admiring…

We are not a hateful nation

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Britain is in the grip of an epidemic, apparently. An epidemic of hate. Barely a day passes without some policeman…

Not thick or racist: just poor

2 July 2016 9:00 am

The most striking thing about Britain’s break with the EU is this: it’s the poor wot done it. Council-estate dwellers,…

Ward of the nanny state

11 June 2016 9:00 am

If you want to know what someone utterly bereft of shame looks like, look no further than the lefitsh defenders…

The internet’s war on free speech

14 May 2016 9:00 am

The web was meant to empower us all. Right now, it’s empowering censors

Fallen idol

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Germaine Greer falls foul of the speech-policing tranny state

Defending Mitchell

6 February 2016 9:00 am

The scandal that reveals Australia’s real moral crisis


14 November 2015 9:00 am

How Generation Whinge are thieving from their elders

The new wowserism

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Thanks to the intolerant orthodoxies of the Left, ordinary conservative Australians are now moral larrikins

Aping racism

22 August 2015 9:00 am

The behaviour and attitudes of today’s anti-racists bears an uncanny resemblance to, er, racism

The brave thing now: don’t write about your death

25 July 2015 9:00 am

In the social media age, breaking ‘the last taboo’ is de rigueur

Clash of the gay-marriage glory-hunters

13 June 2015 9:00 am

From corporations to politicians, everyone’s looking to purify themselves via gay marriage

Sex, lies and, er, rape

28 February 2015 9:00 am

A recent conviction in the ACT makes rapists of us all

An A-to-Z guide to the new PC

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Anyone who thought political correctness had croaked, joining neon leg warmers, mullets and MC Hammer in the graveyard of bad…

Gay marriage and the death of freedom

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Rather than striking a blow for individual liberties, the dogma of gay marriage is stifling them

Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be comfortable’

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Free speech is so last century. Today’s undergraduates demand the ‘right to be comfortable’

Now it’s the tranny-state

18 October 2014 9:00 am

The transgender community have become masters (er, mistresses?) of intolerance and offence-taking

Students - bunk off your sex classes and learn on the job

27 September 2014 9:00 am

Universities are forcing undergraduates to attend sex education classes. Poor students

The biggest civil liberties outrage you've never heard of

23 August 2014 9:00 am

‘Bubble matches’ sound like something quaint. In fact,they’re an outrage against civil liberties

A dark day for Australia

9 August 2014 9:00 am

Tony Abbott’s ‘leadership call’ on Section 18C is a double-whammy wallop in the face of liberty