• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
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Why they love baiting the Russian bear

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

Turning the Army into a Safe Space

The British army’s latest ads spell the end of the warrior ethos.

Switch off your kids’ phones and let them play outside

The problem isn't ‘smartphone addiction’ – it’s that kids are coddled.

No patrimony

Why adulthood depends on the authority of the past.

The fantasy of the ‘youthquake’

The 2017 youth rebellion is a figment of observers’ imaginations.

A liberal defence of populism

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

Turning childhood into a mental illness

The therapy industry is in danger of screwing up our kids.

The hidden history of identity politics

How a revolt against the Enlightenment came to dominate public life.

The meaninglessness of Charles Manson

Forget this fame-hungry psychopath. Remember his victims.

The rise of duty-free politics

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

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