Carol Sarler

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Why I’m sick of slippery-slope arguments

19 September 2015 8:00 am

Good laws and valuable scientific discoveries are being blocked with the laziest argument in the book


Sorry, Kellie Maloney, but to be a woman you must first be a girl

23 August 2014 9:00 am

I applaud Frank – now Kellie – Maloney. But I still think being a woman means growing up as one


Why Weight Watchers doesn’t deserve taxpayers’ money

7 June 2014 9:00 am

Why slimming clubs don’t deserve public money


Justice isn't supposed to make a victim 'feel better', Damian Green

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Our ancient right to a fair, impartial trial is under threat


I’m sick of sponsoring you to suffer

27 July 2013 9:00 am

Every charitable donation now seems to come with a promise to suffer

People. England. 1957. A mother and a young child look at a line of washing machines in a laundrette.

The mother myth

19 January 2013 9:00 am

There is no such thing as a full-time mum, and never has been

Search Continues For April Jones After Suspect Is Charged With Her Murder

Not in front of the children

13 October 2012 9:00 am

When did we stop shielding the young from our public displays of grief?

The need for seed

1 September 2012 9:00 am

The law depriving sperm donors of their right to anonymity is a daft one

Experts in suffering

19 May 2012 3:00 pm

It’s unwise to treat victims of tragedy as universal sages

Worse than hacks

14 January 2012 4:00 pm

Think journalists are vile? You should see the people who talk to us

Institutionalised brutality

24 September 2011 12:00 am

Why Lord Winston may, unfortunately, be right about nurses from Eastern Europe

Feel the pain

17 September 2011 12:00 am

Growing up is about learning how to deal with life, not pathologising it


Old father time

19 March 2011 12:00 am

Becoming a dad past retirement age isn’t miraculous, it’s just selfish


The hangover from hell

5 February 2011 12:00 am

If a drunken woman and a drunken man have sex, our legal system treats the man as a rapist. That’s wrong — and patronising


Hard labour

4 December 2010 12:00 am

Moralising doctors and nature-worshipping feminists are driving women to accept needless pain during childbirth


The burka curtails my freedom

31 July 2010 12:00 am

The great debate about the full-face Muslim veil is usually cast in terms of religious rights, says Carol Sarler. But what about my right to see who I’m talking to?


Do you want someone like you in charge?

30 June 2010 12:00 am

Why must government be ‘representative’, asks Carol Sarler. It makes no sense. We must fight back against this pernicious new orthodoxy

The shameful truth is that we love our sex crimes

27 May 2009 12:00 am

Carol Sarler says that the enquiry into Catholic child abuse made the headlines because of a pervasive hypocrisy: a fixation on sex that lets us be both prurient and puritanical

There is no dignity in this Alzheimer’s parade

18 February 2009 12:00 am

In the week that John Suchet made his wife’s dementia public, Carol Sarler questions this revelatory trend. Is it really what the sufferers would have wanted?


Don’t waste time courting ‘moderate’ Muslims

22 August 2007 3:19 pm

Enlisting the help of ‘moderate’ Muslims is pointless