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

A culture war masquerading as a youthquake
spiked, 12 June 2017
There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.

Generational revenge: the politics of ageism
spiked, 24 May 2017
The youth vote is being marshalled to punish the elderly.

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure
spiked, 15 May 2017
Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

Does Erdogan have a right to hold rallies in Europe?
spiked, 13 March 2017
Not necessarily, no. But we should let him where possible.

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.

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