Battle Readings is a regularly updated compilation of articles, essays, and opinion pieces relevant to the themes of the Battle of Ideas.
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Minister also announced intention to implement 'injection rooms' in Dublin for addicts.
Rose Troup Buchanan, Independent, 3 November 2015
Helene Guldberg, spiked, 16 October 2015
The changing landscape of Britain's cultural and economic life
Frank Furedi, Night Time Industries Association, 2015
It is all too tempting to blame the young for not having enough 'go' in them, for their self-pity and endless moaning about the housing ladder and tuition fees. As if they really are the most put upon generation there ever was.
Dave Clements, Huffington Post, 28 September 2015
The ageing population is a challenge, not a threat.
Ella Whelan, spiked, 23 September 2015
We are blurring the line between sex and rape.
Luke Gittos, spiked, 17 September 2015
Why is the government collaborating in this dangerous myth?
Tom Slater, spiked, 9 September 2015
The medicalisation of social problems is straining mental-health services
Ken McLaughlin, spiked, 3 September 2015
A new book warns of the threats posed by the obsession with rape.
Ann Furedi, spiked, 28 August 2015
Debating Matters' acclaimed Topic Guides place debates in a social context
Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng, Debating Matters, 28 August 2015
Can the law make us equal?
"I have been doing the Battle of Ideas for a couple of years, but never before have I felt so heartened and so alive as the day ended. The spectacle of so many fascinating minds, none too proud to agree, none too modern to disagree, all at work on the most important questions of this rocky period: it's enough to make you believe there's hope for the species, yet."
Zoe Williams, columnist, Guardian; author, What Not to Expect When You're Expecting