Sp!ked Magazine

Sp!ked Magazine

Launched in 2001, as Britain’s first online-only current-affairs magazine, spiked is a metaphorical missile against misanthropy.

It’s the publication that puts the case for human endeavor, intellectual risk-taking, exploration, excellence in learning and art, and freedom of speech with no ifs and buts, against the myriad miserabilists who would seek to wrap humans in red tape, dampen down our daring, restrain our thoughts, and police our speech.

spiked is a fan of reason, liberty, progress, economic growth, choice, conviction and thought experiments about the future, and not so big on eco-miserabilism, identikit politicians, nostalgia, dumbing down and determinism.



Professor Mark Lilla: Politics Isn’t About Identity, It’s About Winning

Professor Mark Lilla of Columbia University makes the case that when people become too wrapped up in identity politics, they can lose sight of how to affect the change they…

Spiked Magazine Panel – “Identity Politics: The New Racialism on Campus?”

Does Identity politics cut us off from important conversations on issues that affect us all? Watch the Unsafe Space Tour panel discussion at Rutgers University featuring Kmele Foster, Sarah Haider,…