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

Reclaiming Europe from the EU

The EU sees European history as a source of shame. It is wrong.

Europe’s migrant crisis: Hungary deserves a hearing

Refugee crisis: Treating Hungary as a Heart of Darkness

With no hint of irony, Western observers defend Syrian refugees while demonising Eastern Europeans.

Why the opinion polls got it so wrong

In an era of ‘You can’t say that’, people aren’t always honest with pollsters.

We need to inject some humanism into British politics

The UK general election campaign has exposed the paucity of liberal thinking.

The SNP: playing the anti-politics card to gain power

Nicola Sturgeon is bashing 'Westminster insiders' in the hope of becoming one.

Six ways that the Miners’ Strike changed British politics forever

Thirty years on, how that uprising altered everything.

The year the culture wars went global

Turning geopolitics into a battlefield over values is a really bad idea.

25 years after the Berlin Wall fell, a Culture Wall has replaced it

Why the fall of the wall did not herald a new golden age of politics.

The Scottish referendum: don’t believe the hype

Challenging the myth that the referendum renewed UK democracy.

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