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Challenging a “Disposable Future,” Looking to a Politics of Possibility

In this interview conducted by Victoria Harper with Brad Evans and Henry A. Giroux, the public intellectuals discuss their forthcoming book, what they mean by “disposable futures” and “dystopian realism,” and how the spectacle of violence has contributed to a mistaken societal view that there is no future except a brutal one under neoliberal capitalism. Continue reading




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Violence, USA: The Warfare State and the Brutalizing of Everyday Life The permanent state of warfare in the United States has resulted in the expansion of cultures of violence to other public spheres. Henry Giroux reminds us in this Truthout … Continue reading




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Violence USA: An Interview with Henry Giroux Radio host Michael Slate speaks with Henry Giroux about his recent article “Violence USA: The Warfare State and the Brutalizing of Everyday Life.” The interview contextualizes the article, making Giroux’s previous insights all … Continue reading




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The Responsibility of Intellectuals, Redux: Using Privilege to Challenge the State Noam Chomsky revisits his classic 1967 essay, illustrating the various ways “intellectuals” have been defined in the twentieth century in relation to the interests of state power. Although technocrats … Continue reading




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