The conservative wrath against critical thinking is manufactured ignorance parading as “patriotic pedagogy.”
Aronowitz was a scholar and public intellectual, the likes of whom we will never see again.
In the ongoing flight from political and social responsibility, manufactured ignorance is the new face of submission.
Activists who are working to defund the police are also part of a collective struggle to end neoliberal capitalism.
Fox News, Breitbart, Newsmax, One America News, and more are flooding the media space with racist and pro-Trump lies.
Free-market fundamentalism, religious fundamentalism and manufactured ignorance turned the GOP toward neofascism.
To counter the fascist politics in the GOP, we need liberatory forms of education to expand the public imagination.
The mob violence at the Capitol was reminiscent of the thugs that roamed the streets of Germany in the 1930s.
Surviving the toxic aftermath of a Trump presidency calls for a radical reimagining of democracy in the U.S.