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 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.

Why I wrote a radical democratic defence of populism
spiked, 22 August 2017

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.

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