Download America at War with Itself (City Lights Open Media) by Henry A. Giroux,Robin D.G. Kelley PDF

By Henry A. Giroux,Robin D.G. Kelley

From poisoned water and police violence in our towns, to gun massacres and hate-mongering at the presidential crusade path, facts that the United States is at battle with itself is all over the place round us. The query isn't even if it is occurring, yet find out how to comprehend the forces at paintings which will hinder stipulations from getting worse. Henry A. Giroux bargains a strong, far-reaching critique of the industrial pursuits, cultural dimensions, and political dynamics fascinated by the nation's shift towards more and more abusive kinds of energy. His research is helping us to border severe questions on what can and may be performed to show issues round whereas we can.

Reflecting on a variety of social matters, Giroux contrasts Donald Trump's the US with Sandra Bland's to appreciate who relatively advantages from politically fueled intolerance for immigrants, groups of colour, Muslims, low-income households, and people who problem kingdom and company strength. A passionate suggest for civil rights and the significance of the mind's eye, Giroux argues that basically via frequent social funding in democracy and schooling can the typical solid desire to succeed over the more and more targeted impact of maximum right-wing politicians and self-serving monetary interests.

Praise for America at warfare with Itself:

"This is the publication americans have to learn now. not anyone is best than Henry Giroux at studying the actually risky threats to our society. He punctures our delusions and provides us a compelling and enlightened imaginative and prescient of a higher method. the USA at battle with Itself is the easiest booklet of the year."—Bob Herbert, distinctive Senior Fellow at Demos and previous Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times

"In this present period of company media misdirection and incorrect information, America at struggle with Itself is a needs to learn for all americans, specially kids. Henry Giroux is without doubt one of the few nice political voices of this present day, with robust perception into the reality. Dr. Giroux is defiantly explaining, opposed to the grain, what is rather happening right away, and doing so particularly undeniably. easily positioned, the tips he brings forth are a beacon that must be visible and heard and understood to ensure that the realm to progress."—Julian Casablancas

"In America at conflict with Itself, Henry Giroux back proves himself one among North America’s such a lot clear-sighted radical philosophers of schooling, tradition and politics: radical simply because he discards the chaff of liberal critique and cuts to the basis of the ills which are withering democracy. Giroux additionally connects the dots of reckless greed, company impunity, poverty, mass incarceration, racism and the co-opting of schooling to weigh down serious considering and advertise a tradition that denigrates or even criminalizes civil society and the general public sturdy. His most recent paintings is the antidote to an alarming tide of poisonous authoritarianism that threatens to engulf the USA. The e-book couldn't be extra timely."—Olivia Ward, Toronto Star

"America at conflict with Itself makes the case for genuine ideological and structural swap at a time while the necessity and stakes couldn't be larger. every person who cares concerning the survival and revival of democracy must learn this book.”—Kenneth Saltman, Professor, college of Massachusetts Dartmouth, writer of The Failure of company tuition Reform

Henry A. Giroux's most modern books contain The Violence of geared up Forgetting and America's dependancy to Terrorism. A prolific author and political commentator, he has seemed in quite a lot of media, together with the New York occasions and Bill Moyers.

Show description

Read Online or Download America at War with Itself (City Lights Open Media) PDF

Similar terrorism books

New Security Issues in Northern Europe: The Nordic and Baltic States and the ESDP (Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies)

This quantity analyzes the Nordic and Baltic states' dating with the ecu defense and Defence coverage (ESDP). Clive Archer provides a common heritage to the ecu Union's ESDP, the strategic scenario of Northern Europe, the most safeguard and defence coverage matters confronted through the states there, in addition to outlining the most theoretical concerns pertaining to defense within the area.

Radicalisation and Media: Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology (Media, War and Security)

This ebook examines the flow and results of radical discourse via analysing the position of mass media insurance in selling or hindering radicalisation and acts of political violence. there's a new surroundings of clash within the post-9/11 age, during which there seems to be rising threats to safety and balance within the form of people and teams preserving or espousing radical perspectives approximately faith, ideology, usually represented within the media as oppositional to Western values.

Democracy's Arsenal: Creating a Twenty-First-Century Defense Industry (MIT Press)

New geopolitical realities -- together with terrorism, pandemics, rogue nuclear states, source conflicts, insurgencies, mass migration, fiscal cave in, and cyber assaults -- have created a dramatically assorted national-security surroundings for the USA. Twentieth-century safeguard concepts, applied sciences, and commercial practices won't meet the protection specifications of a post-9/11 international.

Terrorism in Asymmetrical Conflict: Ideological and Structural Aspects (SIPRI Research Reports)

The book's major concentration is on extremist ideologies and structural features of violent non-state actors that hire terrorist ability. Ideologies and organizational styles are visible because the major comparative benefits of such teams in an asymmetrical disagreement in any respect degrees, from the neighborhood to the worldwide.

Additional info for America at War with Itself (City Lights Open Media)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 43 votes