Category: Culture

Intolerance, Racism and Xenophobia: Contexts and Motivations

“Sexual violence is always a hateful and disgusting act, but it is socially and morally even more unacceptable when it is done by those who ask for and receive hospitality in our country.” These words by Debora Serracchiani – Governor of Friuli Venezia Giulia ( Italian region ) – have sparked innumerable controversies evidently exploited by politicians and…

Elections with Fake News

The analysis by Jonathan Albright, professor at Elon University, show how false data and information spread online and through the social networks are becoming an electoral propaganda mechanism which is difficult to control. This is what he calls #MPM, the “micro-propaganda machine” – a network used to influence popular opinions based on stimulating emotional responses…