Tag Archives: Henry A. Giroux

To Defeat Fascism, We Must Dismantle Capitalism

“The Terror of the Unforeseen”  A book by Henry A. Giroux

The Warmakers Assault on Free Press:  Manning, Assange, WikiLeaks and US War Crimes, a panel with Coleen Rowley, Mel Reeves, Sue Ann Martinson

The “warmakers,” the ruling elite who wish to control the world, including of course the USA, found the short video “Collateral Damage” taking its place in global politics.

Seeds of Rebellion, Seeds of Transformation, Part II

By Sue Ann Martinson Rise Up Times  January 3, 2019 Part II: Unity in Diversity, Community, Language, and a Sea Change Further thoughts on Unity and Diversity John Dear’s essay on “Unity and Diversity in the Land of Nonviolence” referenced in Part I was published in the journal Oneing in an issue with the theme of  “Unity […]

The State of the Current Prison System: in the news

These articles address the state of the current prison system in the United States taking on the concepts of innocence vs. a rigged system in the courts and likening the labor of prisoners to an American Slave System, the school-to-prison system, corporate-owned prisons for profit, and more.

MinnPost: Documents reveal extensive planning — and chaotic response — to 2014 downtown military exercises

From the article: On Aug. 18, 2014, an unannounced U.S. Navy training exercise littered the skies over downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul with unmarked helicopters, which snaked among the office towers before hovering above rooftops. Again and again the choppers flew, beginning after dusk that Monday and lasting into the late evening.

Henry A. Giroux: The Militarization of Racism and Neoliberal Violence

“But I want to introduce a caveat. I think it is a mistake to simply focus on the militarization of the police and their racist actions in addressing the killing of Michael Brown. What we are witnessing in this brutal killing and mobilization of state violence is symptomatic of the neoliberal, racist, punishing state emerging […]

Henry Giroux. Taking Notes 32: Beyond Neoliberal Miseducation

Modeled after a savage neoliberal value system in which wealth and power are redistributed upward, a market-oriented class of managers largely has taken over the governing structures of most institutions of higher education in the United States. by Henry A. Giroux  PhilosophersforChange.org  March 25, 2014 As universities turn toward corporate management models, they increasingly use […]

[Video] Bill Moyers interviews Henry Giroux: book “Zombie Politics”

Published on Nov 22, 2013 In his book, Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, author and scholar Henry Giroux connects the dots to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a “machinery of social and civil death” that chills “any vestige of a robust democracy.” Subscribe or “Follow” us […]

Henry A. Giroux> Hope in a Time of Permanent War

What does hope teach us at a time in which government lies and deception are exposed on a daily basis in the media and yet appear to have little effect on challenging the deeply authoritarian attacks on civil liberties initiated by President Obama?  By Henry A Giroux  Posted on Sep 6, 2013  truthdig.com This piece first appeared […]

Henry A. Giroux> The Violence of Organized Forgetting

Within the existing neoliberal historical conjuncture, there is a merging of violence and governance and the systemic disinvestment in and breakdown of institutions and public spheres that have provided the minimal conditions for democracy. By Henry A. Giroux  Monday, 22 July 2013  Truthout | Op-Ed “People who remember court madness through pain, the pain of the perpetually recurring […]

Henry A. Giroux | Lockdown, USA: Lessons From the Boston Marathon Manhunt

“In a society where critical analysis and explanation of violent attacks of this nature are dismissed as terrorist sympathizing, there is a stultifying logic that assumes that contextualizing an event is tantamount to justifying it. This crippling impediment to public dialogue may be why the militarized response to the Boston Marathon bombings, infused with the […]

Henry Giroux> The Politics of Disimagination and the Pathologies of Power

The Politics of Disimagination and the Pathologies of Power “The imaginary of war and violence informs every aspect of American society and extends from the celebration of a warrior culture in mainstream media to the use of universities to educate students in the logic of the national security state.” By Henry A Giroux, Truthout | News Analysis  Wednesday, […]