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I'm tribal about sport, not patriotic about Britain
Göteborgs-Posten, 12 August 2012


The mad circus and the sublime games
Göteborgs-Posten, 28 July 2012


Poetry of the Taliban
Göteborgs-Posten, I July 2012


Enemies of free speech
Index on Censorship, Spring 2012


Breivik's jihad
Expressen, 25 April 2012


Shawshank without the redemption
Bergens Tidende, 11 April 2012


Killing babies
Göteborgs-Posten, 18 March 2012


To name the unnameable
Pandaemonium, 22 January 2012


The terrorists that are and the terrorists that aren't
Bergens Tidende, 17 January 2012


Embryo research, scientific patents and Greenpeace
Göteborgs-Posten, 2 January 2012


A year of momentous change and of litle change
Bergens Tidende, 2 January 2012


Politics without democracy, democracy without politics
Bergens Tidende
9 November 2011


The last Crusade
New Humanist,
Nov / Dec 2011


Turning morality on its embryonic head
Bergens Tidende
23 October 2011


The morality of the euro crisis
Bergens Tidende
11 October 2011


Earthquakes, neutrinos and this thing called science
Bergens Tidende
4 October 2011


Myths and realities of 9/11
Bergens Tidende
9 September 2011


Moral poverty and the riots
14 August 2011


The tragic ironies of Breivik's terror
Bergens Tidende
30 July 2011


The best way of dealing with xenophobia
New York Times
28 July 2011


Truth and power
15 July 2011


No contact
10 July 2011


Assimilation's failure, terrorism's rise
New York Times
7 July 2011


Arts for whose sake?
in Beyond Belief: Theatre, Freedom of Expression and Public Order
Index on Censorship, 2011


The science of seeing what you want to see
24 June 2011


The price of a free press
Bergens Tidende
23 May 2011


Torture works? So oppose it
Expressen, 13 May 2011


Killed by American bullets, buried by Arab revolts
Göteborgs-Posten, 3 May 2011


Test tube truths
New Humanist, May 2011


Off with their (not so) symbolic heads
Göteborgs-Posten, 29 April 2011


Japan's two catastrophes
Bergens Tidende, 24 March 2011


No going back
Göteborgs-Posten, 24 February 2011


A revolt for whose benefit?
Expressen, 10 February 2011


The Muslim Brotherhood may gain power in Egypt by default
Comment is Free, 31 January 2011


The Islamic paradox
Bergens Tidende, 27 January 2011


What is education for?
Göteborgs-Posten, 31 December 2010


Just because they hunt witches doesn't mean we have to worship heroes
Göteborgs-Posten, 18 December 2010


The making of a moral nihilist
Expressen, 16 December 2010


We used to want to change society. Now we just want to coerce the poor.
Bergens Tidende, 24 November 2010


A faithful search for identity
Göteborgs-Posten, 14 November 2010


A Merkel attack on multicultrualism
Expressen, 27 October 2010


Picking up from where Labour left off
Bergens Tidende, 25 October 2010


The Swedish challenge
Expressen, 22 September 2010


Tony Blair's Journey
Bergens Tidende, 13 September 2010


The clash of civilizations at Ground Zero
Göteborgs-Posten, 21 August 2010


Hype, fear and Synthia
Göteborgs-Posten, 10 July 2010


Veiled values
Göteborgs-Posten, 13 June 2010


Death of the university?
Bergens Tidende, 27 May 2010


What realignment of politics means
Comment is Free, 1 May 2010


How to become a real Muslim
Göteborgs-Posten, 18 April 2010


Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?
Bergens Tidende, 9 April 2010


Multiculturalism undermines diversity
Comment is Free, 17 March 2010


The ghost of James Bulger
Bergens Tidende, 14 March 2010


I despise him. But that's no reason to ban him.
Independent, 6 March 2010


False reassurance
Bergens Tidende, 8 January 2010


Why we should not censor ourselves
Index on Censorship, 18 December 2009


The real debate begins where the science ends
Bergens Tidende, 13 December 2009


Toxic claims
Bergens Tidende, 24 November 2009


How the far right distorts the moral compass
Bergens Tidende, 29 October 2009


The new language of diversity
Channel 4 online, 26 October 2009


The prize for not being Dubya
Bergens Tidende, 11 October 2009


Who's afraid of the BNP?
BBC News Magazine, 28 September 2009


A work in progress
Independent, 20 July 2009


Burning the book
National Theatre programme for The Black Album
July 2009


Pimping Ida
New Humanist online, 23 May 2009


Shadow boxing
New Humanist, May / June 2009


'Take me to your leader'
Harry's Place, 23 April 2009


How to make a riot
Pickled Politics, 21 April 2009


After the fatwa, the free speech wars
spiked review of books, April 2009


Kureishi on the Rushdie Affair
Prospect, April 2009


Race obsession harms those it is meant to help
Sunday Times, 29 March 2009


Reinventing the sacred for a Godless age, 25 March 2009


A marketplace of outrage
New Statesman, 12 March 2009


Wilders shore of free speech endangered
The Australian, 16 February 2009


Exploding the fatwa myths
Comment is Free, 12 February 2009


The book-burning that changed Britain forever
Sunday Times, 1 February 2009


How Israel created its monster
Bergens Tidende, 10 January 2009


Shadow of the fatwa
Index on Censorship, December 2008


Even racists have rights
Bergens Tidende, 5 December 2008


Walking on eggshells
Comment is Free. 1 October 2008


Self-censor and be damned!
The Times, 29 September 2008


How the West was lost for free speech
The Australian, 26 September 2008


Out of bounds
Index on Censorship, Autumn 2008 (volume 37, issue4)


Identity is that which is given, 9 July 2008


Mistaken identity
New Humanist, July / August 2008


The race debate: nothing to do with race
The Times, 2 July 2008


Why both sides are wrong in the race debate
spiked review of books, July 2008


Law and the wives of others
The Australian, 28 June 2008


Racial divisions
Prospect online, June 2008


The science of race and the politics of ignorance
The Philosophers' Magazine, Issue 41 (2008)


Mitigating guilt or adapting to change?
Bergens Tidende, 17 April 2008


Islamophobia and Islamophilia
Weltwoche, 28 February 2008


The archbishop and the sharia
Bergens Tidende, 14 February 2008


Be careful what you think
Bergens Tidende, 27 December 2007


The paradox of immigration
Bergens Tidende, 26 Novmber 2007


'I care about the beauty of a page more than about freedom of speech'
Bergens Tidende, 25 October 2007


The blankness of being British
Bergens Tidende, 30 September 2007


Who owns knowledge?
Index on Censorship, Autumn 2007


Should science be colourblind?
Catalyst, September 2007


I'm sorry, I need to apologise
Bergens Tidende, 22 August 2007


Engaging with diversity
Bergens Tidende, 14 August 2007


Why do we still believe in race?
Catalyst, August 2007


Letter from London
Bergens Tidende, 5 July 2007


No bauble for free speech
Bergens Tidende, 29 June 2007


Humans and other animals
1000 Books to change your life, 2007


Don't incite censorship
Index on Censorship, June 2007


Mourning sickness in a culture of fear
Bergens Tidende, 24 May 2007


Ethical odyssey
RSA Magazine, February 2007


Thinking outside the box
Catalyst. January-February 2007


How green are my ethics?
Bergens Tidende, 23 January 2007


Merry Xmas from an atheist
Bergens Tidende, 23 December 2006


A leaving as morally bankrupt as the coming
Bergens Tidende, 6 December 2006


Free speech in a plural society
Eurozine, 23 November 2006


A velied debate
Bergens Tidende, 20 October 2006


Debating Singer
The Philosophers' Magazine, Issue 36, 4th quarter 2006


The theology of respect
Bergens Tidende, 22 September 2006


Amartya Sen's Illusions of identity
Prospect, August 2006


Who's tampering with the old game?
The Times, 22 August 2006


Too much respect
Prospect, March 2006


Multiculturalism and the road to terror
Handelsblatt, 3 January 2006


Born in Bradford
Prospect, October 2005


Multiculturalism fans the flames of Islamic extremism
The Times, 16 July 2005


Is this the future we really want? Different drugs for different races
The Times, 18 June 2005


Myths of the stranger at the gate
The Times, 7 March 2005


The Islamophobia myth
Prospect, February 2005


Too diverse?
Prospect, March 2004


The dirty D-word
The Guardian, 29 October 2003


How to stop worrying and learn to love playing God
The Age, 11 July 2003


Human conditions
Prospect, October 2002


Against multiculturalism
New Humanist, June 2002


All cultures are not equal
spiked-online, May 2002


The real value of diversity
Connections, Winter 2002


Don't panic
New Statesman, 8 October 2001


The moral clone
Prospect, May 2001


Let them die
Prospect, November 2000

Why black will beat white at the Olympics
New Statesman, 18 September 2000


Natural science
Prospect, August 2000


Debate with Peter Singer: Should we grant rights to apes?
Prospect, May 1999


Stone age man in a space age age world?
Prospect, August 1998


Annotated bibliography of nonsense
Independent on Sunday, 28 June 1998


An expression of the facts
Independent on Sunday, 1 February 1998


No platform or no democracy?
New Statesman, 6 September 1996