In the age of nascent fascism, it is not enough to connect education with the defense of reason.
In a world beset by fascist nightmares, radical education offers hope for social transformation.
The forces of malicious ignorance and arrogant anti-intellectualism led by Donald Trump could bring fascism to the US.
We most recently saw the weaponization of ignorance exemplified in Trump’s disingenuous 2019 State of the Union address.
Teachers in LA are rejecting forms of pedagogical terrorism that aim to remove students from politics.
The politics of disposability now exists at the highest levels of the US government.
Trump’s language seems buffoonish, but he’s no clown. His rhetoric is meant to destroy thought and democracy.