Henry A. Giroux: Youth, authoritarianism, and challenging neoliberalism’s politics of disposability

Originally posted on Philosophers for Change:
Henry A. Giroux (2015): Youth, authoritarianism, and challenging neoliberalism’s politics of disposability [Credit: Arnold Mesches.] Henry A. Giroux is McMaster University Professor for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and the Paulo Freire Chair in Critical Pedagogy at The McMaster Institute for Innovation &…

Henry Giroux on the Rise of Neoliberalism: An interview with Henry Giroux

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
Henry Giroux discusses the increasingly negative impact of neoliberalism across the world, politically, socially, economically and in terms of education, and he offers some suggestions for what we must do now. By Michael Nevradakis   Truthout.org | Interview  19 October 2014 (Image: Hand selects, world map via Shutterstock) Michael Nevradakis for…

Jon Stewart asks Hillary how to fix america. Her answer might surprise you. [from the archives 2014]

Originally posted 7/30/2014 The show is linked here. You can watch and read the “play-by-play” below. Part I Part II Part III Part IV Recently Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared on the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to sell her new book. Watching politicians hock their products on TV is not my idea of a … Continue reading Jon Stewart asks Hillary how to fix america. Her answer might surprise you. [from the archives 2014]

[from the archives] Jon Stewart asks Hillary how to fix america. Her answer might surprise you.

Originally posted 7/30/2014 The show is linked here. You can watch and read the “play-by-play” below. Part I Part II Part III Part IV Recently Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared on the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to sell her new book. Watching politicians hock their products on TV is not my idea of a … Continue reading [from the archives] Jon Stewart asks Hillary how to fix america. Her answer might surprise you.

Yanis Varoufakis: Is Capitalism Devouring Democracy? [Video] w/commentary

At this point the choice for liberals is clear, but it’s clear the liberals asking the questions still don’t get it – or they do get it, but are so steeped in the venality of capitalism and neoliberalism they are confused. Yanis is frequently called a radical and liberals have consistently dismissed him as unrealistic, … Continue reading Yanis Varoufakis: Is Capitalism Devouring Democracy? [Video] w/commentary

@chunkymark made a movie: This is Not a Recession, It’s a Robbery [Repost from 3/10/14 (My & his analysis still stands)]

In the past few years, capitalists (corporations, the filthy rich, finance, insurance, oil, big pharma, big ag, and war mongers, to name a few) have significantly stepped-up their buying of governments worldwide. They have been busy putting the money they’ve stolen from us to use, purchasing politicians and imposing neoliberal policies on us all. At […]

Is this country racist? Are the media? A Reply to David Simon

I think the question of whether the establishment media is racist is directly tied to whether “the country” is racist. If it was explored deeply enough, it would illuminate quite a few fundamental truths of this big confused country. There are so many aspects to these topics, that many books could be (and have been) … Continue reading Is this country racist? Are the media? A Reply to David Simon