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

Loneliness can’t be ‘cured’. We must learn to find value in solitude

Instead of medicalising loneliness and calling it an epidemic, we need to find better ways of engaging with ourselves.

La apoteosis de la victimización

Orban’s victory: Another blow to the EU oligarchy

The demonisation of Hungary is the real threat to democracy.

The myth of Cambridge Analytica’s power

Cultural values are too deeply held to be changed by online messaging.

A culture of bullying? Grow up

Politicians who claim they are being bullied are an embarrassment.

Italy has dealt a blow to the EU

But the nation still longs for a real populist alternative.

Why the people must be sovereign

Anti-populists denigrate democracy and render citizenship meaningless.

Stop this moral crusade against circumcision

Iceland is considering a ban on male circumcision – that would be a travesty.

Don’t blame the young for thinking JFK’s assassination sparked WWI - they’ve been tragically failed

Why they love baiting the Russian bear

The West’s anti-Russia rhetoric is becoming dangerously inflamed.

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