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

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.

Reclaiming Europe from the EU
spiked, 18 April 2016
The EU sees European history as a source of shame. It is wrong.

Europe’s migrant crisis: Hungary deserves a hearing
The Australian, 12 September 2015

Refugee crisis: Treating Hungary as a Heart of Darkness
spiked, 10 September 2015
With no hint of irony, Western observers defend Syrian refugees while demonising Eastern Europeans.

Why the opinion polls got it so wrong
spiked, 11 May 2015
In an era of ‘You can’t say that’, people aren’t always honest with pollsters.

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