Anyone who values freedom must resist the assault on private and family life.
Twenty years on, Samuel Huntington’s seminal essay remains misunderstood.
Great – my hometown is the latest focus of TV’s search for human depravity.
Pornographie ist in der Alltagswelt der westlichen Gesellschaft angelangt. Sexualität wird überall zur Schau gestellt. Der Soziologe Frank Furedi sieht in der Normalisierung des Porno-Gebrauchs einen ernsthaften Werteverfall, den man mit Zensur weder lösen kann noch sollte.
It could be argued that policing social media over dealing with anti-social violence is purely to appear to be doing something. And what purpose can Yewtree really serve?
The normalisation of porn-use in the 21st-century West speaks to a serious crisis of values – one that censorship won't solve.
A recent Norwegian study found lower divorce rates where most of the housework was carried out by the woman.
The Olympics opening ceremony was a spectacular piece of living theatre. But it also revealed our discomfort with our past and fear of the future.
Frank Furedi speaks against the motion 'The Baby Boomers have stolen the family silver' at the Intelligence Squared debate at the Royal Geographical Society on 27 October 2011.
Concepts such as bigoted homophobia or the rhetoric of spiritual corruption serve highly moralised narratives aimed at shutting down discussion rather than encouraging it.