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The Violence of Forgetting by Henry A. Giroux

McMaster Professor Henry A. Giroux latest interview has been published by the New York Times Opinion Pages. Titled “The Violence of Forgetting,” Dr. Giroux is interviewed by political philosopher Brad Evans from the University of Bristol.

“Unfortunately, we live at a moment in which ignorance appears to be one of the defining features of American political and cultural life. Ignorance has become a form of weaponized refusal to acknowledge the violence of the past, and revels in a culture of media spectacles in which public concerns are translated into private obsessions, consumerism and fatuous entertainment.”

Read the whole article here: http://nyti.ms/28Ir8kB