Claire joins Triggernometry to talk all things Brexit, Generation Snowflake, hypersensitivity, offence, bullying, education, free speech, gay marriage and the censorship of drill music
Claire debates writer Afua Hirsch on whether transcending racial identities is possible in the UK. According to journalist Afua Hirsch, “discussing race in contemporary Britain is still a radical act.” In her latest book, Brit(ish), Hirsch argues that the UK has failed to reckon with its colonial past and that conversations about race, ethnicity and diversity have been silenced. … Read more Al Jazeera: Is the UK still racist?
In Spiked Online, Claire reviews Ella Whelan’s new book on the importance of putting freedom back into feminism. While writing this review, two newspaper pieces catch my eye that sum up today’s destructive sexual-politics zeitgeist. In the New York Times, author Stephen Marche applies pseudo-Freudianism to the Harvey Weinstein scandal, concluding ‘if you let boys be boys, they … Read more What women want
Claire joins Andrew Doyle and Nick Gillespie for a spiked podcast special in which they introduce the 2017 Battle of Ideas festival and discuss the importance of free speech and debate.
Outlawing all physical punishment of children – with no exemptions – will not make children safer, says Claire Fox in the TES. Scotland will become the first region in the UK to introduce a ban on parents smacking their children. Should those who care for children cheer? I have my doubts. You’d think from the … Read more To smack or not to smack is not the question. We owe it to children to set boundaries
Filmed at the Battle of Ideas, Claire joins other speakers for a discussion on whether Schools are producing Generation Snowflake? The discussion centred around the thesis of Claire’s book ‘I Find That Offensive!’ which argued that British schools are socialising students into a mindset of hypersensitivity and victimhood.
Why should people who vote with their hearts be dismissed as delusional writes Claire Fox in the Spectator Donald Trump’s shock US election victory has provoked a transatlantic howl of disbelief from a cosmopolitan elite aghast that American voters have had the temerity to reject its one true liberal world-view. Hillary Clinton’s loss is seen … Read more In defence of post-truth politics
Internationally renowned American social critic Camille Paglia sits down with Claire to discuss the past, present, and future of feminism, as well as the emergence of a system of management between the two genders.
Why is everyone reacting to the Helen and Rob storyline as though they were real people, writes Claire Fox in The Spectator It’s been going on for months now and I must make a confession. I secretly endure a nightly battering in the privacy of my home; it’s been relentless, torturous and psychologically damaging. But before … Read more Archers abusers
Claire joined the Leeds Salon, part of wider Salon debate network, as their guest speaker to discuss the implications of the referendum result for the UK.