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Henry A. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and dis the Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent books are America's Addiction to Terrorism (Monthly Review Press, 2016), and America at War with Itself (City Lights, 2017). He is also a contributing editor to a number of journals, includingTikkun, the Journal of Wild Culture, and Ragazine. Giroux is also a member of Truthout's Board of Directors. His web site iswww.henryagiroux.com.
SHARE Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Police the People? Just Leave the People Be
he words "I can't breathe" were not only uttered by Eric Garner and George Floyd as they were murdered by police. They were also uttered by over 70 others who died in law enforcement custody over the past decade.
SHARE Friday, January 15, 2021 Downplaying Trumpism Is Dangerous
Ten Republicans within the House of Representatives helped bestow on Trump the ignoble distinction this week of being the first president to be impeached twice, charging him with "incitement of insurrection."
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, June 26, 2020 Lawlessness in Trump's Fascist State: Bill Barr and the Ghost of Fascism
Barr places the President above the law, defining him as a kind of unitary sovereign. In addition, he appears to relish in his role as a craven defender of Trump, all the while justifying a notion of blind executive authority in the face of Trump's endless lies, racist policies, and lawlessness,
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Criminogenic Politics as a Form of Psychosis in the Age of Trump
In its late stages, capitalism morphs into a form of neoliberal fascism. One consequence is not merely a criminogenic political and economic system, but a state of barbarism that reflects a death-dealing psychosis among political leaders such as Trump and Bolsonaro.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 29, 2020 Cult-Like Ignorance is Death: Trump and the Coronavirus
Trump and his merry band of incompetent lackeys are symbols of a necropolitics that is wedded to destruction, violence, greed, falsehoods, and the needs of capital. Terminal idiocy, cult like absolutism, bottomless ignorance, and unbridled arrogance and narcissism have given rise to a form of neoliberal fascism and a culture of cruelty unlike anything we have seen since the 1930s.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 6, 2020 Trump's SOTU Speech Bristled With Fascist Politics
The impeachment process speaks not only to Trump's ongoing criminal behavior and pernicious policies, but also to a mass crisis of civic literacy and the inability of the public to understand how society has broken apart, become crueler, and receded from the language of critique, hope and the social imagination.
SHARE Sunday, October 27, 2019 Rethinking the Looming Threat of Neoliberal Fascism
In the face of the emerging tyranny and fascist politics that are spreading across the globe, it is time to merge a sense of moral outrage with a sense of civic courage and collective action. It is time to combine reason and hope, and to acknowledge that the problems we face are too urgent to be giving up on the promises of a radical democracy.