Henry A. Giroux | Intellectuals as Subjects and Objects of Violence

Henry A. Giroux | Intellectuals as Subjects and Objects of Violence

Great article. Lots of information. We need more intellectuals to speak up, not just intellectual, but intelligent and emotionally connected to a grander version of ourselves, socially aware and courageous. We need them in these troubled times. Respect to the truth tellers. They are shaping our culture against a background of elitist, corporate, military and big finance myths.

‘Understanding how larger structural forces impact our lives offers a challenge to a society that begins and ends with the false chimera of individual responsibility and the myth of unlimited choices’.

‘¬†Any struggle for particular rights must be accompanied by the need to develop a larger conversation about society and what has to be done to dismantle its underlying structures of inequality of wealth and power so as to develop broader social movements built on a more organized and totalizing sense of politics and political change’.

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