Language war, Pagano (Radical Party/ERA): Ten years after the important article of the Economist continues the collaboration to English colonization
[fimg=left]http://www.linguisticdemocracy.org/images/economist.jpg[/fimg]Statement of Giorgio Pagano
«The 20th of December 2001 The Economist released ‘The triumph of English. A world empire by other means’. It is the first, thorough article on the destructive consequences of English language imposition.
To read that ‘the latter-day triumph of English is the triumph of the English-speaking United States as a world power’ and that ‘in many countries the all-engulfing advance of English threatens to damage or destroy much local culture’ made us understand how the linguicide effect of their language was clear to the Anglo-Saxon world.
The exposure of how ‘for many peoples the triumph of English is the defeat, if not outright destruction, of their own language’ and seeing the effects just on the one who, after the President of the Republic, has the greater responsibility for the guidance of the country, the Prime Minister Monti who, in the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification, at the Bank of Italy, to celebrate a great Italian economist, speaks exclusively in English remind the words of Tacito in his ‘Germania’ of 98 AD: The language of the conqueror in the mouth of the conquered is ever the language of a slave», concluded the Secretary of Esperanto Radical Association.
Rome, the 20th of December 2011