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

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.

Nincs szükség egy európai transznacionális birodalomra

Interview with Kovács András.

The Therapeutic University

How medicalized language and the therapeutic culture came to dominate Anglo-American institutions of higher education.

Universities blame others for plagiarism. They need to look at themselves

Efforts to prevent student cheating have always been about universities being seen to be doing something but academia is part of the problem.

‘Just like Hitler’: The diminishing of the Holocaust

Exploiting the Holocaust for political ends is a dangerous game.

If you need a ‘detention director’ in your school you might be getting discipline wrong

Michaela Community School is hiring a 'detention director' but discipline is every educator's responsibility.

There IS an alternative

Brexit and other populist revolts create the space for a new politics.

RIP Zygmunt Bauman

The energetic doubter of modernity has died.

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