Taking notes 63 : Differences between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

by Henry A. Giroux
What does it mean when money rules and corrupt politics disavows economic actions from social costs, and wages war against public trust, values and goods? Continue reading Taking notes 63 : Differences between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

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Donald Trump and the ghost of totalitarianism

by Henry A. Giroux
In the current historical moment in the United States, the emptying out of language is nourished by the assault on the civic imagination. One example of this can be found in the rise of Donald Trump on the political scene. Donald Trump’s popular appeal speaks to not just the boldness of what he says and the shock it provokes, but the inability to respond to shock with informed judgement rather than titillation Continue reading Donald Trump and the ghost of totalitarianism