How did political correctness come about? What are the historical, social and cultural roots of such a disturbing phenomenon? Those who have tried to give an answer is Francesco Erario in his first book, "Woke. The Birth of a New Ideology," published by Idrovolante.
The trial shows how the new drifts of political correctness are far less hegemonic than people believe. A lesson to remember, because the #Metoo advocates will not give up so easily: they have lost a battle, but the war is still on.
The arrival of the social credit system in Italy is imagined by journalist and writer Mario Arturo Iannaccone in his novel "The Escape," where many parallels between the imagined future and our present appear quite disturbing.
Eurovision does nothing but reinforce the stereotype that singers (at least successful ones) are always and only progressive. Yet there have been and are many music artists who are openly right-wing.
Many are the prophecies attributed to the Simpsons series. But there is a phenomenon that they were certainly able to intercept in unsuspected times, when it still aroused little attention, and that today is a much discussed topic: the woke ideology in American (and not only) universities.
In 2006, many current developments, especially regarding the excesses of feminism, were already predicted in Harvey Mansfield's essay " Manliness ". In this era it is necessary to rediscover what it means to be a male, beyond ideological preconceptions.
Nathan Greppi, a contributor to the Centro Studi Machiavelli, was interviewed by Pierluigi Pellegrin on Radio Libertà. Greppi talked about his article "Cultural appropriation" from American Indians? Two New Controversies, in which he explained how a Marvel comic book and a Sony video game were targeted for politically correct polemics.
One of the new "sins" imposed in the public debate by the extreme third-worldist left is that of so-called "cultural appropriation": that is, when whites seem to imitate in some way the customs and traditions of non-European ethnic groups.
The University of Melbourne has awarded six honorary doctorates. The awardees would have one "fault": that of being all male and white. The Snow Medical Research Foundation, one of Australia's largest non-profit organizations that funds medical research, has severed all ties with the university.