• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Articles

Why cheating has become the norm

The rise of ‘essay mills’ reflects the commodification of university.

Why I wrote a radical democratic defence of populism

Whiteness: a nonsense category

Whiteness’ is as irrational an idea as white superiority itself.

A radical life

Frank Furedi talks to Tom Slater about Stalinist Hungary, Sixties radicalism, revolutionary communism and Brexit.

Taking out a patent on culture

Calls to destroy a painting by a white artist, Dana Schutz, of a black victim of a lynch mob hanging in the Whitney Museum illustrates that for many, even artistic freedom has become a negotiable commodity in the crusade against cultural appropriation.

Exam stress is not a mental illness

There has been a surge in the number of undergraduates demanding special consideration during examinations due to mental-health issues.

Don’t play with fire

The evacuation of tower blocks is a foolish, fearful policy.

A culture war masquerading as a youthquake

There’s an ugly strain to the media celebration of young voters.

Generational revenge: the politics of ageism

The youth vote is being marshalled to punish the elderly.

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

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