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

A culture war masquerading as a youthquake

There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.

Generational revenge: the politics of ageism

The youth vote is being marshalled to punish the elderly.

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?

Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.

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.

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