The poisoning of Flint: the specter of domestic terrorism

by Henry A. Giroux
In the era of Donald Trump, US politics denotes an age of forgetting civil rights, inclusiveness, democracy but accepting state violence. Continue reading The poisoning of Flint: the specter of domestic terrorism

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Terrorizing school children in the American police state

by Henry A. Giroux
Americans live in an age in which violence has become the problem of the twenty-first century. As brutalism comes to shape every public encounter, democratic values and the ethical imagination wither under the weight of neoliberal capitalism and post-racial racism. Continue reading Terrorizing school children in the American police state

Neoliberalism and the machinery of disposability

by Henry A. Giroux Under the regime of neoliberalism, especially in the United States, war has become an extension of politics as almost all aspects of society have been transformed into a combat zone. Americans now live in a society in which almost everyone is spied on, considered a potential terrorist, and subject to a mode of state and corporate lawlessness in which the arrogance of power knows no limits. The state of exception has become normalized. Moreover, as society becomes increasingly militarized and political concessions become relics of a long-abandoned welfare state hollowed out to serve the interest of … Continue reading Neoliberalism and the machinery of disposability