Taking notes 57: Liberal commentators who are apologists for Trump’s racism

by Henry A. Giroux
Trump’s business practices that some admire are representative of neoliberal capitalism: which has produced human misery, political corruption and inequality throughout the world. Continue reading Taking notes 57: Liberal commentators who are apologists for Trump’s racism

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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