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

The fantasy of the ‘youthquake’

The 2017 youth rebellion is a figment of observers’ imaginations.

A liberal defence of populism

The Western elite’s populism-as-fascism meme is neither accurate nor helpful.

Turning childhood into a mental illness

The therapy industry is in danger of screwing up our kids.

The hidden history of identity politics

How a revolt against the Enlightenment came to dominate public life.

The meaninglessness of Charles Manson

Forget this fame-hungry psychopath. Remember his victims.

The rise of duty-free politics

Boris’s Iran blunder reveals a political class with no sense of service.

You can’t fine your way to free speech

Government plans to punish censorious universities miss the point.

The long plight of the right on campus

Why cheating has become the norm

The rise of ‘essay mills’ reflects the commodification of university.

Why I wrote a radical democratic defence of populism

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