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

The truth about Karl Marx
spiked, 5 May 2018
200 years after his birth, let’s remember how committed he was to freedom.

“La decadencia de Occidente” de Spengler: un siglo de pesimismo cultural
Disidentia, 27 April 2018

Orban’s victory: Another blow to the EU oligarchy
spiked, 9 April 2018
The demonisation of Hungary is the real threat to democracy.

The myth of Cambridge Analytica’s power
spiked, 26 March 2018
Cultural values are too deeply held to be changed by online messaging.

Italy has dealt a blow to the EU
spiked, 5 March 2018
But the nation still longs for a real populist alternative.

Why the people must be sovereign
spiked, 2 March 2018
Anti-populists denigrate democracy and render citizenship meaningless.

Why they love baiting the Russian bear
spiked, 19 February 2018
The West’s anti-Russia rhetoric is becoming dangerously inflamed.

My encounter with George Soros’s bright-eyed missionaries left me deeply disturbed
Daily Telegraph, 8 February 2018

A liberal defence of populism
The American Interest, 20 December 2017
The Western elite’s populism-as-fascism meme is neither accurate nor helpful.

The rise of duty-free politics
spiked, 14 November 2017
Boris’s Iran blunder reveals a political class with no sense of service.

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