• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: politics and the economy

There IS an alternative

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

2016: A war of words against the people

The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.

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.

Brexit pity parties show how out of touch academia is

The mournful mood on campus and the disparagement and silencing of Leave supporters betray an isolated scholarly class.

Revolt of the Others

Britain is effectively Two Nations, and one has just risen up.

It’s not the economy, stupid. It’s a fight for democracy

On the EU, ignore the expert and trust the public.

Europe’s democratic legacy betrayed

The EU elite is defined by its fear of popular sovereignty.

Project Fear: The exhaustion of the elites

The EU referendum debate has taken the politics of fear to a new low.

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