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

The truth about Karl Marx

200 years after his birth, let’s remember how committed he was to freedom.

“La decadencia de Occidente” de Spengler: un siglo de pesimismo cultural

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.

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.

Why they love baiting the Russian bear

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

My encounter with George Soros’s bright-eyed missionaries left me deeply disturbed

A liberal defence of populism

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

The rise of duty-free politics

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

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