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Orwell, Huxley and America’s Plunge into Authoritarianism

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by Henry A. Giroux In spite of their differing perceptions of the architecture of the totalitarian superstate and how it exercised power and control over its residents, George Orwell and Aldus Huxley shared a fundamental conviction.  They both argued that … Continue reading




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Why Don’t Americans Care About Democracy at Home?




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Canadian Law & Order: One Bill to Rule Them All

Skyrocketing federal expenditures on violent and authoritarian forms of social control make the government’s current appeal to fiscal austerity laughable. In fact, the government’s own irresponsible spending decisions will contribute to a looming budget disaster that it may then claim … Continue reading




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