For today’s episode, Allen speaks with social critic Henry Giroux about his recent piece “Rethinking the Normalization of Fascism in the Post-Truth Era” and the rise of right-wing populism in American politics. Henry Giroux is a professor in the English and cultural studies department at McMaster University. His research focuses on critical pedagogy, education, neoliberalism, […]
On today’s episode, Allen connects with friend of the show Henry Giroux to discuss his recent article “Neoliberal Fascism and the Echoes of History.” Giroux argues that fascism is not a relic of the past, but that it is alive and well today, sustained by systems that enact what Rob Nixon calls “slow violence” through removing […]
Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with irrepressible social critic Henry Giroux on violence, memory, and our country’s bent toward neoliberal fascism. Donald Trump is but a symptom, a reflection and result of larger forces at play, a longer ongoing trend that, sans intervention, results in the “punishing state.” Henry Giroux holds the University Chair for […]
Esty interviews activist Mark Bray, author of the new book Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook. Bray will be in Madison at A Room of One’s Own for a book reading and signing this Monday, October 16th at 6pm.