Today on the show, social and cultural critic Henry Giroux joins Thursday host Allen Ruff to talk about manufactured ignorance, the infodemic, neoliberal capitalism, and other threats to education and democracy.
Henry Giroux is a professor in the English and cultural studies department at McMaster University. His research focuses on critical pedagogy, education, neoliberalism, and the current state of society and culture.
Giroux is the author of many books, most recently American’s Addiction to Terrorism (Monthly Review Press, 2016), America at War with Itself (City Lights, 2017), American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism (City Lights, 2018), and Race, Politics, and Pandemic Pedagogy: Education in a Time of Crisis (Bloomsbury, 2021). He writes columns for Truthout and TruthDig.com.