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.

risk and fear

Clownpocalypse: urban legends in the internet age
spiked, 12 October 2016
What the global clown panic tells us about the politics of fear.

It will take more than boot camps to tackle terrorism
spiked, 19 September 2016
Why France’s de-radicalisation centres won’t stem the new jihadism.

Terrorism is not a mental health issue
spiked, 9 August 2016
The source of terrorism lies in our cultural pessimism, not our heads.

From Orlando to Yorkshire: the quest for meaning
spiked, 21 June 2016
Why it’s wrong to use violent acts to bolster your political standing.

We need to talk about terrorism
spiked, 26 January 2016
The Prevent agenda is chilling classroom discussion.

Why are angry ranchers being called terrorists?
spiked, 11 January 2016
The indiscriminate use of the T-word is trivialising genuine terrorist acts.

The year the West terrorised itself
spiked, 22 December 2015
The West needs to beat Islamism on the battlefield of ideas.

After Paris: We must refuse to be terrorised
spiked, 16 November 2015
Fear is what they want; let’s not give them it.

Ten years after 7/7, they still don’t get it
spiked, 6 July 2015
The problem isn’t powerful jihadism – it’s the crisis of Western values.

Exploding the myth of radicalisation
spiked, 16 June 2015
Blaming some young Brits' attraction to ISIS on online grooming is a fudge.

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