The potential for lucrative profits to be made off the spending habits and economic influence of kids has certainly not been lost on Disney.
Young people in the US face a fragile quality of life.
How is it possible to imagine a more equitable transformation in government and economics without a simultaneous transformation in culture, consciousness, social identities and values?
Unless Duncan is willing to reinvent himself, the national agenda he will develop for education will leave a lot more kids behind than it helps.
Academic Chronis Polychroniou interviews Henry Giroux, a professor in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University.