The Australian, 13 April 2021

There was a dark, sad irony to the Harry and Meghan circus that cast a shadow over the final months of Prince Philip’s life.

In this spat between the Duke and Duchess of Wokeness and the stiff, unfeeling and allegedly racist “firm” whose clutches they…


The Australian, 13 March 2021

There’s a new commandment: Thou shalt not criticise Meghan Markle.

Woe betide anyone who even thinks about dissing this Duchess.

This commandment has been vigorously enforced here in the UK ever since Meghan and Harry’s sitdown with Oprah was broadcast on TV.

That televisual spectacle…


If I responded to every bad-faith criticism of spiked and me, I’d never get anything else done. But every now and then it’s worth responding, if only as a way of exploring what motors some people’s obsessive and dishonest opposition to spiked.

John Gillott, a science writer, has written a…


The Australian, 6 February 2021

In January 2018, at an anti-Trump Women’s March in London, a laughing, pink-haired feminist waved a placard that said: “No country for old white men.”

Fast forward to 2020 and who was the British hero of the hour – of the entire year, in fact…


I’m always surprised when people call me right-wing. I’m not offended – I think right and left are largely meaningless categories these days, so I see neither as a compliment or an insult – but I am surprised. So I scribbled down some of the ideas I’m most keen on…


The Australian, 13 June 2020

The West is in the grip of a Cultural Revolution. Modern-day Red Guards have declared war on the past. …


The Australian, 11 April 2020

I want you to carry out a thought experiment.

Imagine if it was discovered that some men of the Muslim faith had engaged in awful acts of abuse.

Imagine if these men drugged, assaulted and raped girls over a period of years.

Imagine if they…


The Australian, 16 December 2019

To grasp the magnitude of what has just happened in the UK, consider the constituency of Blyth Valley.

This is a former mining town in the North East of England. It became a constituency in 1950. …


The Australian, 9 November 2019

We need to talk about privilege.

No, not about “white privilege” or “straight privilege” or “cis privilege” or any of the other made-up privileges that the woke lobby bangs on about endlessly.

And I don’t mean we have to check our privilege, either.

Checking one’s…

Brendan O'Neill

Editor of spiked. Presenter of The Brendan O’Neill Show podcast. Irish blood ☘️ Brexit heart 💓

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