• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Articles

Taking out a patent on culture

Calls to destroy a painting by a white artist, Dana Schutz, of a black victim of a lynch mob hanging in the Whitney Museum illustrates that for many, even artistic freedom has become a negotiable commodity in the crusade against cultural appropriation.

Exam stress is not a mental illness

There has been a surge in the number of undergraduates demanding special consideration during examinations due to mental-health issues.

Don’t play with fire

The evacuation of tower blocks is a foolish, fearful policy.

A culture war masquerading as a youthquake

There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.

Generational revenge: the politics of ageism

The youth vote is being marshalled to punish the elderly.

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

A revolt against deference

People aren’t rejecting truth – they’re rejecting the values of the elites.

Masood’s motives? We may never know

We should be careful not to endow his violence with meaning.

Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?

Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.

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Interview with Kovács András.

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