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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.
By Edward S. Herman and David Peterson It is amusing to see how eagerly the establishment media have welcomed Steven Pinker’s 2011 tome, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, which explains not only that “violence has … Continue reading
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
War Radio and the Militarization of Canadian Culture Bob Hackett uncovers an escalating glorification of violence (in hockey) and war (in Afghanistan) by the Canadian media in the last ten years. Suggesting that the Canadian Broadcasting Company and commercial broadcasters … Continue reading