“In America, this ideology gave birth to the presidency of Donald Trump by ripple effect,” Blanquer told Le Monde.
“France and its youth must avoid this scenario.
“Our laboratory will have a republican vision that is totally opposed to the doctrine of awakening and its fragmentation.
In the United States, awakening is a neologism synonymous with new forms of action against all forms of discrimination.
New wave of feminism, social justice, decolonial thought and political anti-racism at the intersections of skin tone, religion, gender and sexual identities, the woke movement is targeted by conservatives as a war on free speech and the cult of the cancellation of culture.
“Our country has become the target of the enlightened movement,” Pierre Valentin, an expert on the think tank, said when it launched last week, Politico reported.
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Jean-Michel Blanquer also claimed that the 2020 Islamist terrorist attack that killed teacher Samuel Paty is why his think tank is a necessity.
“This tragedy has created a consensus within our national education system.
“We must be clearer about the values of our Republic.
“The best tribute we can pay to Samuel Paty is not to betray these values. “