• Frank Furedi
  • Frank Furedi
  • Sociologist, commentator and author
Theme: race

Whiteness: a nonsense category

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

It’s just not true that racism is on the rise

Racist ideology has been crushed, yet our society sees racism everywhere.

Time for some new answers to the Jewish Question

Too many Europeans are acquiescing to anti-Semitism instead of fighting it.

Kristallnacht: Anti-Semitism then and now

75 years on, are Jews once again being treated as ‘different’?

The divided state of America

Charles Murray’s new book is a valiant effort to explain why America's upper classes are now so hollow and defensive, and incapable of marshalling the moral resources to lead society.

Racism no longer an objective act of oppression but an inherently subjective accusation

The promotion of the idea that racism is prevalent and that its unwitting variant is even more widespread prompts people to interpret each other's behaviour and language through the prism of race.

After Gaza: what’s behind 21st-century anti-Semitism?

Anti-Israel sentiment is morphing into anti-Jewish sentiment, as more and more people project their disdain for the modern world on to ‘the Jew’.

Europe’s Estrangement from Israel

By distancing itself from the Jewish state, Europe seeks to deflect the anger of its Muslim population.

Kenya is not the new Rwanda

Why Western observers see every political conflict in Africa as an inexplicable outburst of violence and a harbinger of ‘holocaust’.

What’s behind the ‘new anti-semitism’?

The game of ‘spot the anti-Semite’ currently being played in intellectual circles misses what is new in expressions of the oldest prejudice today

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