Milo Yiannopoulos

The protests against Milo Yiannopoulos at Berkeley mark a new low for campus craziness

2 February 2017 13:16

The movement for free speech on campus was born at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964. Last night it…

Why are people so terrified of Milo Yiannopoulos’s book?

7 January 2017 8:30

The response to Milo Yiannopoulos getting a big-bucks book deal with Simon & Schuster has been nuts. Even by today’s standards.…

Welcome to the world of right-wing gateway drugs. Are you ready for the ride?

29 November 2016 12:33

Even in its twilight years the Guardian remains the gift that keeps on giving.  As the tin-shaking below the pieces…

Why did the government prevent Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking at my sons’ school?

21 November 2016 16:40

Discovering my sons’ school had invited back former pupil Milo Yiannopoulos as a guest speaker was the highlight of an…

How Donald Trump shacked up with the alt-right

23 August 2016 20:17

When Donald Trump hired Stephen K. Bannon, the executive chairman of the right-wing media site Breitbart, to head his campaign last…

British universities have a duty to defend the ‘unsafe’ space

13 October 2015 15:13

In the ever-noisier debate about campus censorship, one party has been noticeably silent: the universities themselves. Last week, the journalists…

Banning provocateurs doesn’t silence them – it only amplifies their voices

9 October 2015 16:00

I write about free speech. And I’m tired of writing about free speech. I’m tired of needing to write about…