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

The EU’s shameful crusade against Hungary

Hungary is being punished for one reason only: it takes its sovereignty seriously.

Why Sweden’s populist moment matters

The rise of the Sweden Democrats is a blow to Europe’s elites.

The flight of the elites from the nation state

When leaders lose faith in the nation, geopolitics becomes more unstable.

Hungary: The bad boy of the EU

Brussels fears Hungary because it refuses to bow to imperial technocracy.

Who will speak for the European working class?

The decline of trade unionism reflects a left that has given up on workers.

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.

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