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.

moral crusades

Operation Midland: Treating fiction as fact
spiked, 28 September 2015
The crusade against historical sex abuse is destroying due process.

The crusade against Ted Heath: Dancing on people’s graves
spiked, 10 August 2015
The inquisition into historical allegations of abuse is out of control.

No, it’s not ‘just like slavery’
spiked, 3 August 2015
So-called modern slavery is more fiction than fact.

Operation Hydrant: An Inquisition for the 21st century
spiked, 26 May 2015
Police trawling for child abuse cases is an affront to justice.

No, Lena Dunham is not a child abuser
spiked, 6 November 2014
It’s perverse to brand her behaviour as a seven-year-old as ‘sexual assault’.

Child abuse inquiry: no way to the truth
spiked, 4 November 2014
A culture of mistrust in Westminster meant this inquiry was doomed to unravel.

Cliff Richard: The moral annihilation of a celebrity
spiked, 18 August 2014
Justice is the greatest victim of these PR-driven witch-hunts.

Israel, Gaza and the Jews: A new moral pogram?
spiked, 4 August 2014
What the return of anti-Semitism reveals about 21st-century society.

Mandatory reporting ‘would undermine police professionalism’
Police Oracle, 11 July 2014
Calls for creation of new criminal offence criticised by leading sociologist amid resourcing debate.

NSPCC: Not in the best interests of the child
spiked, 9 July 2014
Making reporting of child abuse mandatory will not help children.

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