risk and fear
Interview: ‘Despite fear, we should focus on the positives’
22 December 2016
While some Germans fear more violence, the Berlin attack has prompted others to show they won't be intimidated. This attitude helps to build resilience in society, says renowned sociologist Frank Furedi.
Clownpocalypse: urban legends in the internet age
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
19 September 2016
Why France’s de-radicalisation centres won’t stem the new jihadism.
Terrorism is not a mental health issue
9 August 2016
The source of terrorism lies in our cultural pessimism, not our heads.
From Orlando to Yorkshire: the quest for meaning
21 June 2016
Why it’s wrong to use violent acts to bolster your political standing.
We need to talk about terrorism
26 January 2016
The Prevent agenda is chilling classroom discussion.
Why are angry ranchers being called terrorists?
11 January 2016
The indiscriminate use of the T-word is trivialising genuine terrorist acts.
The year the West terrorised itself
22 December 2015
The West needs to beat Islamism on the battlefield of ideas.
After Paris: We must refuse to be terrorised
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
6 July 2015
The problem isn’t powerful jihadism – it’s the crisis of Western values.