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What is it about quiet coaches and station buffets that attracts perverts? (Photo: Getty)

I’m utterly sickened by this story of a man trying to talk to a woman on a train

26 August 2015 11:26

What can we as a society do about the relentless harassment of women by terrifying men? Menacing men, threatening men, priapic men. Something must be done — and quickly. I… Continue reading

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The Guardian declares war on the Sunday roast

26 August 2015 10:55

A time will come when the Guardian declares war on your favourite food. The lefty bible has so far deemed HP sauce to be the condiment of ‘the establishment’, tea… Continue reading

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Labour’s attack dog takes a swipe at the Guardian after Burnham snub

14 August 2015 8:37

Oh dear. Is the Labour leadership campaign beginning to get too much for the Burnham camp? After the Guardian announced last night that they would be endorsing Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham’s… Continue reading

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Investigation In Jimmy Savile Allegations Continues

The BBC is biased in favour of the establishment, not the government

9 August 2015 13:30

The BBC was created out of the ether in 1922. Its first director general, Lord Reith, inhabited a cupboard some six feet in length and presided over a staff of… Continue reading

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A supporter of the Islamist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir (Photo: Adek Berry/Getty)

Here’s more evidence that the left might be screwed

4 August 2015 14:33

Friends of mine who still call themselves ‘liberals’ or ‘leftists’ occasionally confide in me that they think the left might be screwed.  Depending on how I feel on that particular… Continue reading

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Feminists want to be both whistled at and ignored. What’s a man to do?

23 July 2015 11:37

‘Seasoned feminist’ Jessica Valenti has written in the Guardian about catcalling and the detrimental effect it is having on her self-esteem as she grows older. Valenti mourns ‘the hellishness of… Continue reading

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Rihanna’s latest offering is the perfect anthem for contemporary feminism

9 July 2015 13:43

Popular culture is all about the shock factor, especially when it involves female popstars. The late Eighties set a precedent for women making statements in their music videos. In 1989… Continue reading

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David Cameron and Barack Obama bond over a barbecue in the Downing Street garden. Picture: Getty

Is your barbecue racist? The Guardian would like to know

6 July 2015 17:47

Earlier this year the Guardian vetoed HP sauce for its readers on the grounds that it is the sauce of the establishment. In May, the newspaper then went on to criticise tea drinkers, who… Continue reading

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Connie St Louis, the woman who brought down Sir Tim Hunt, faces questions over her CV. Where’s the media coverage?

28 June 2015 17:53

Connie St Louis, director of City University’s Science Journalism MA, is the woman who brought Sir Tim Hunt’s career crashing down in flames by tweeting out allegedly sexist remarks that… Continue reading

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Since when was the hijab a feminist statement?

25 June 2015 16:22

Over ten years ago, the satirical American magazine the Onion published an article under the headline: Women Now Empowered By Everything A Woman Does. If you’ve ever heard someone insist that… Continue reading

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If the Guardian dislikes privately educated Oxbridge types, why does it hire so many?

15 June 2015 22:55

The Guardian ran an article today about research by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission. The commission claims around 70 per cent of jobs at law, accountancy and financial firms… Continue reading

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Farage’s former aide lets rip about working for Ukip: ‘I totally regret it’

11 June 2015 10:16

The Ukip civil war may be over for now but that doesn’t mean its casualties aren’t still reeling in the aftermath. Nigel Farage’s former aide Raheem Kassam has carried out a… Continue reading

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Call me Caitlyn or else: the rise of authoritarian transgender politics

2 June 2015 11:10

The Vanity Fair photo of Bruce Jenner in a boob-enhancing swimsuit is being described as iconic. Bruce, one-time American athlete, now wants to be known as Caitlyn, having recently undergone… Continue reading

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The Guardian dumps British tea

28 May 2015 12:48

So now we know just how serious the Guardian is about breaking America: the newspaper has dumped British tea. Not content with the declaration of war on HP Sauce last year, the… Continue reading

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Young people should be wary of the Guardian’s university league table

This week, the Guardian published its annual university league table. The rankings are as bewildering to anyone acquainted with the reality of university reputations as they are misleading to anyone… Continue reading

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Memo to David Aaronovitch: we’re not all metrosexual now

14 May 2015 12:40

Still inside that bubble, David Aaronovitch informs us that, regardless of the election result, we are all of a metrosexual mindset, whatever that is. Like it or not, the country… Continue reading

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Winner of the Guardian’s election sweepstake finds victory isn’t sweet

11 May 2015 17:29

Mr S previously reported that there were plans to donate the Guardian‘s election sweepstake to a foodbank. The decision was made after the organisers assumed that none of their employees could have… Continue reading

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Laurie Penny defends war memorial vandalism at anti-Tory march

9 May 2015 21:35

After David Cameron won a surprise Conservative majority in the general election, angry anti-austerity protesters gathered near Parliament Square today to let their outrage be known. During the demonstration, a war memorial, honouring the women… Continue reading

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Francine Prose reminds us why so many novelists are so very, very stupid

28 April 2015 17:55

I asked yesterday why so many novelists are so often so stupid. The answer, I suppose, is that we should expect no more from novelists than we do from plumbers.… Continue reading

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A statue of Edward Snowden is seen at the Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn on April 6, 2015.  A group of artists on Monday installed a bust of the fugitive US intelligence analyst before authorities quickly removed the illicit statue (Photo: Jewel Samad/Getty)

Snowden now faces the traitor’s fate – worship from hipsters and Hollywood

7 April 2015 18:05

New York Brooklyn is the hipster heaven of New York, which is perhaps why it was there that a bust of Edward Snowden was unveiled yesterday.  Not that it stayed… Continue reading

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Max Hastings reveals the contents of a Prince Charles letter about homeopathy

2 April 2015 15:37

Last month the Supreme Court ruled that Prince Charles’s ‘black spider memos’ to government ministers should be made public. The decision comes following a ten year legal battle between Buckingham Palace and… Continue reading

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If it’s not ok to hound Sienna Miller and Steve Coogan, why is it ok to hound Nigel Farage?

24 March 2015 9:56

Faragephobia reached dizzy new heights on Sunday afternoon, when a bunch of thespians and circus freaks invaded Nigel Farage’s local pub and hounded him and his family out. Behaving with… Continue reading

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The Guardian's new editor: Katharine Viner. Image: Getty

Guardian appoints its first female editor

20 March 2015 17:18

After months of speculation, the Guardian have appointed their new editor-in-chief and it is not a man. Katharine Viner, the Guardian US editor, will become the paper’s first female editor later… Continue reading

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The Guardian sponsors white tie ball at Cambridge University’s oldest college

19 March 2015 18:17

Last week the Green Party was forced to cancel a planned black tie fundraiser after their members complained that the champagne-fuelled event was at odds with what Natalie Bennett’s party was… Continue reading

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Miliband could teach Rusbridger a thing or two about meeting men on Hampstead Heath

12 March 2015 17:25

This morning Alan Rusbridger received a police caution for ‘illegal use of a tripod’ on Hampstead Heath. The Guardian editor has since written a blog detailing his brush with the law. The London police… Continue reading

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