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.

politics and the economy

There IS an alternative
spiked, 25 January 2017
Brexit and other populist revolts create the space for a new politics.

2016: A war of words against the people
spiked, 26 December 2016
The anti-populist rhetoric of the elite is now off the scale.

Italian revolt
spiked, 5 December 2016
These ballot-box uprisings are more liberal than the elites they’re targeting.

Populism: a defence
spiked, 29 November 2016
Anti-populism is often just anti-democracy.

Fidel Castro: A tragic cold war figure
spiked, 26 November 2016
How the US and Soviet Union helped turn Castro into a dictator.

Brexit pity parties show how out of touch academia is
Times Higher Education, 14 July 2016
The mournful mood on campus and the disparagement and silencing of Leave supporters betray an isolated scholarly class.

Revolt of the Others
spiked, 30 June 2016
Britain is effectively Two Nations, and one has just risen up.

It’s not the economy, stupid. It’s a fight for democracy
spiked, 7 June 2016
On the EU, ignore the expert and trust the public.

Europe’s democratic legacy betrayed
spiked, 30 May 2016
The EU elite is defined by its fear of popular sovereignty.

Project Fear: The exhaustion of the elites
spiked, 18 May 2016
The EU referendum debate has taken the politics of fear to a new low.

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