French politicians and intellectuals warn against the spread of harmful radical leftism into their country
The out-of-control woke leftism
French politicians, high-profile intellectuals, and journalists warn that progressive American ideas — specifically on race, gender, and post-colonialism — undermine their society. “There’s a battle to wage against an intellectual matrix from American universities,’’ warned Mr. Macron’s education minister.
“Certain social science theories entirely imported from the United States,’’ said President Emmanuel Macron; the French President has expressed concern about the “out-of-control woke leftism of US campuses and its attendant cancel culture.” Other prominent figures in France have said much of the same.
In a recent a featured article, the NAS breaks down France’s reaction to the leftward shift of American academia, linking it to how President Biden is helping enshrine said “woke leftism” in his administration and, by extension, in the nation as a whole. Click here to read more.