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Forthright Radio 9-7-16 HENRY GIROUX

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To listen to this edition of Forthright Radio with Henry Giroux, click on this link.  We discuss his work and his latest book, AMERICA AT WAR WITH ITSELF (City Lights Books).

Henry Giroux talks about the rise of authoritarianism by commenting on a range of interrelated policies and practices that increasingly function to undermine democratic institutions and work to produce what he calls a war culture in the United States.  This is an interview that touches on the rise of Trump as a symptom of neo-fascism, the development of a criminogenic environment in which the crimes of the elite and police take place with impunity, and a society in which violence has become normalized. Giroux argues that America is engaged in a practices that in which extreme violence becomes the mediating force to address America’s social problems while at the same time producing a lawless culture in which unarmed Blacks both young and old are killed by the police, the willingness to sacrifice children to lead poisoning in order to raise profit margins, the rise of a massive surveillance state that undermines dissent and creates a culture of fear. Giroux argues that American society is now conducting warfare against its own citizens, especially those considered disposable—Blacks, immigrants, young people, Muslims, the working classes, and others.  This is an interview unlike many others in its attempt to bring together the varied driving forces at work in tipping the United States into a dark and updated form of authoritarianism. Giroux also attempts to develop a discourse of resistance and hope by pointing to the need for a broad based social movement willing to challenge the political and corporate elites and to work not form reform but for the restructuring of society through a new system based on the principles of democratic socialism.


Henry Giroux holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest, and is the Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy.  His books include DISPOSABLE FUTURES: THE SEDUCTION OF VIOLENCE IN THE AGE OF SPECTACLE (co-written with Brad Evans); THE VIOLENCE OF ORGANIZED FORGETTING;  AMERICA’S ADDICTION TO TERRORISM;  ZOMBIE POLITICS AND CULTURE IN THE AGE OF CASINO CAPITALISM; as well as many others, too numerous to mention.

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Forthright Radio airs every first and third Wednesday (and every other fifth Wednesday) from 9 am to 10 am (Pacific Time) and is hosted by Joy LaClaire.

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