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.


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’.

Europe’s Estrangement from Israel
Pajamas Media, 17 January 2009
By distancing itself from the Jewish state, Europe seeks to deflect the anger of its Muslim population.

Kenya is not the new Rwanda
spiked, 8 January 2008
Why Western observers see every political conflict in Africa as an inexplicable outburst of violence and a harbinger of ‘holocaust’.

What’s behind the ‘new anti-semitism’?
spiked, 6 March 2007
The game of ‘spot the anti-Semite’ currently being played in intellectual circles misses what is new in expressions of the oldest prejudice today

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