Frank Furedi

Sociologist, commentator and author of Culture of Fear, Where Have All The Intellectuals Gone?, Paranoid Parenting, Therapy Culture, and On Tolerance: In Defence of Moral Independence.


Identity politics has conquered the Westminster bubble
spiked, 15 August 2018
The anti-Semitism / Islamophobia spat is another Culture War stand-off.

Why Labour has a problem with Jews
spiked, 6 August 2018
The new anti-Semitism is identity politics in action.

Now they even want to racialise the World Cup
spiked, 9 July 2018
Identitarians judge footballers not by their skill, but by their race.

Whiteness: a nonsense category
spiked, 14 August 2017
Whiteness’ is as irrational an idea as white superiority itself.

It’s just not true that racism is on the rise
spiked, 2 June 2014
Racist ideology has been crushed, yet our society sees racism everywhere.

Time for some new answers to the Jewish Question
spiked, 4 February 2014
Too many Europeans are acquiescing to anti-Semitism instead of fighting it.

Kristallnacht: Anti-Semitism then and now
spiked, 12 November 2013
75 years on, are Jews once again being treated as ‘different’?

The divided state of America
spiked, 30 April 2012
Charles Murray’s new book is a valiant effort to explain why America's upper classes are now so hollow and defensive, and incapable of marshalling the moral resources to lead society.

Racism no longer an objective act of oppression but an inherently subjective accusation
The Australian, 21 January 2012
The promotion of the idea that racism is prevalent and that its unwitting variant is even more widespread prompts people to interpret each other's behaviour and language through the prism of race.

After Gaza: what’s behind 21st-century anti-Semitism?
spiked, 19 January 2009
Anti-Israel sentiment is morphing into anti-Jewish sentiment, as more and more people project their disdain for the modern world on to ‘the Jew’.

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