Tag Archives: neoliberal
Chomsky: We Must Not Let Masters of Capital Define the Post-COVID World
“Since January, Trump has escalated…threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster.”
Death by Oligarchy, by Chris Hedges
“When a society falls into the death grip of an oligarchic class, the result is always catastrophic.”
When You Reject Class-Based Politics, ‘Thoughtful’ Appeals to Racism Are All You’ve Got Left
“Put away those rainbow flags, guys—you’re just riling up the neo-Nazis.”
The “Elite” ─ The Rulers 21st Century Style
Can you have a democracy that organizes itself around violence and war?
Henry Giroux | The Hardening of Society and the Rise of Cultures of Cruelty in Neo-Fascist America
Dark Times are truly upon us.
VIDEO. Henry A. Giroux | Youth in Authoritarian Times: Challenging Neoliberalism’s Politics of Disposability
Giroux: Far too many youth today live in an era of foreclosed hope, an era in which it is difficult either to imagine a life beyond the dictates of a market-driven society or to transcend the fear that any attempt to do so can only result in a more dreadful nightmare.
Cornel West: The Fire of a New Generation
West: …we’re trying to sustain hope by being a hope. Hope is not simply something that you have; hope is something that you are. So, when Curtis Mayfield says “keep on pushing,” that’s not an abstract conception about optimism in the world. That is an imperative to be a hope for others in the way Christians in the past used to be a blessing — not the idea of praying for a blessings, but being a blessing.
Nafeez Ahmed: The Inclusive Capitalism Initiative is Trojan Horse to quell coming global revolt
. . . proposed ‘reforms’ offer ways to rehabilitate perceptions of powerful businesses and corporations, in order to head-off rising worker discontent and thus keep the system going, while continuing to maximise profits for the few at the expense of the planet. By Nafeez Ahmed The Guardian Wednesday, May 28, 2014 TheRawStory.com Yesterday’s [5/27/14] Conference on […]
Giroux and Evans: Disposable Futures
As more and more individuals and groups are now considered excess, consigned to zones of abandonment, surveillance and incarceration, dystopian politics has become mainstream politics and the practice of disposability has intensified. There are alternatives. By Henry A Giroux and Brad Evans, Truthout.org | Op-Ed 01 June 2014 (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) Also see: Henry A. Giroux | Disposable […]
▶ Henry Giroux on Resisting the Neoliberal Revolution
“The biggest problem facing the US may not be its repressive institutions, modes of governance and the militarization of everyday life, but the interiority of neoliberal nihilism, the hatred of democratic relations and the embrace of a culture of cruelty.” By Henry A Giroux Wednesday, 26 February 2014 Moyers & Company | Op-Ed truthout.org (Photo: Caroline Schiff Photography / […]