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

Interview: ‘Despite fear, we should focus on the positives’

While some Germans fear more violence, the Berlin attack has prompted others to show they won't be intimidated. This attitude helps to build resilience in society, says renowned sociologist Frank Furedi.

Standing up to the new school of anti-Semitism

Hatred for Jews is now expressed in underhand ways.

Italian revolt

These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.

Populism: a defence

Anti-populism is often just anti-democracy.

Fidel Castro: A tragic cold war figure

How the US and Soviet Union helped turn Castro into a dictator.

Free speech is at grave risk on university campuses

My Leonard Cohen

His songs inspired me to try to make something of my life.

How Trump triumphed in the battle for legitimacy

His victory speaks to an historic crisis of the American political class.

Cast out for criticising PC: the 21st-century inquisition

The punishment of NYU's Michael Rectenwald should worry us all.

The rise of safe space segregation

Campus identity politics has morphed into a new racialism.

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