Media Coverage 19 October

Media Coverage 19 October

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The IPA’s new report The Rise of Identity Politics: An Audit of History Teaching at Australian Universities in 2017 was the subject of an editorial in today’s The Australian:

Too many graduates, as the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation program director Bella d’Abrera says, are emerging with “a distorted ultra-thematic view of the world, past and present, in which we are divided into oppressors and the oppressed”.

Overemphasis on identity politics is fostering a censorious, politically correct culture in line with the views of many academics who know, as George Orwell wrote, that “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

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