First published in sp!ked Last Sunday was Father’s Day in the UK, and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, took a break from celebrating the joys of family life to warn us about the state of our children’s mental health.
First published in Huffington Post Courtney Cox and David Beckham have recently drawn attention to those sleeping rough (or at least to their part in drawing our attention to them). And rightly too. There were 1,768 people sleeping rough in
From pronouncements from the UK’s chief medical officers last week on how many units of alcohol it is safe to drink (none apparently) to the ongoing panic-mongering about the non-existent dangers of vaping – which, I’d argue, is potentially the
“That’s mad!” I thought as I read Future in Mind, a report published by the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce. Set up by the last government’s Minister of State for Care and Support, Norman Lamb, its
First published in sp!ked The petty policing of public spaces is inhibiting community life. A couple of weeks ago, Walthamstow town centre was apparently in the grip of a crisis. For four hours, following reports of a ‘huge riot’ involving