A Journal of the Plague Year 2021: The Distasteful State of the Union

Many Americans seem to think there is a legitimate government in place but the US is a country that has undergone a coup. It is no longer a democratic country: all those who keep saying or thinking they are still in a democracy are living in denial. Continue reading A Journal of the Plague Year 2021: The Distasteful State of the Union

Fahrenheit 451 redux

by Henry A. Giroux “The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it…. A violently active, intrepid, brutal youth—that is what I am after… I will have no intellectual training. Knowledge is ruin for my young men.” — Adolf Hitler “They that start by burning books will end by burning men.” – Heinrich Heine Every once in a while events flash before us that might at first seem trivial or commonplace given how in tune they are with the political and ideological temper of the times; but in reality they sometimes … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 redux