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.
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.
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.
Never, in Europe, had philosophy been judged useless. Bended, amputated, censored, often even vilified and accused of intellectualism, philosophy has continued to be taught even in the Third Reich and the Soviet Union. In today's Europe, on the contrary, they want to erase it. Why?
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.
La “cancel culture”, che abbatte statue e brucia libri per cancellare la storia e le tradizioni dell’Occidente, minaccia di attecchire anche in Italia. Bisogna affrettarsi a correre ai ripari, anche con le misure suggerite da Nathan Greppi nell'ultimo “Dossier del Machiavelli”.
Nathan Greppi, collaboratore del Centro Studi Machiavelli, è stato intervistato da Pierluigi Pellegrin su Radio Libertà. Greppi ha parlato del suo articolo "La Francia si ribella alla cancel culture", dove ha descritto i tentativi di resistenza al politicamente corretto nelle università d'oltralpe.
In France, the counterattack against cancel culture is emerging not only among ordinary people, but also in those that are the main bastions of its proponents: the universities.
Nathan Greppi was interviewed by Radio Liberty to talk about the article "No research funding if the scientist doesn't swear by political correctness", where he illustrates how in Canada the inclusion of minorities is put before meritocracy.