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Henry Giroux is a regular contributor to a number of online journals including Truthout, Truthdig, and CounterPunch. He has published in journals including Social Text, Third Text, Cultural Studies, Harvard Educational Review, Theory, Culture, & Society, and Monthly Review.

 

His primary research areas are: cultural studies, youth studies, critical pedagogy, popular culture, media studies, social theory, and the politics of higher and public education.  He is particularly interested in what he calls the war on youth, the corporatization of higher education, the politics of neoliberalism, the assault on civic literacy and the collapse of public memory, public pedagogy, the educative nature of politics, and the rise of various youth movements across the globe.

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We Must Overcome Our Atomization to Beat Back Neoliberal Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | December 6, 2019

Rethinking the Looming Threat of Neoliberal Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | October 25, 2019

Depoliticization Is a Deadly Weapon of Neoliberal Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | October 15, 2019

Neoliberalism Paved the Way for Authoritarian Right-Wing Populism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | September 26, 2019

Populism Is Not the Answer to Neoliberal Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | September 9, 2019

Review of The Terror of the Unforeseen: Echoes of Fascism

Stephen Rohde | LARB | September 9, 2019

Trump’s race-baiting rallies echo a dark past

Henry A. Giroux | Hamilton Spectator | August 13, 2019

Henry A. Giroux and the Culture of Neoliberal Fascism

Christian Fuchs | LARB | AUGUST 12, 2019

 

Attacking education weakens democracy

Henry A. Giroux | Hamilton Spectator | July 26, 2019

Neoliberal Fascism as the Endpoint of Casino Capitalism

Henry A. Giroux | Fast Capitalism | Volume 16, Issue 1, 2019

As Ilhan Omar Said, Trump Is a Fascist — and His Rallies Prove It

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | July 22, 2019

History Holds the Antidote to Trump’s Fascist Politics

Henry A. Giroux | Truthdig | July 16, 2019

How ignorance lost its innocence

Henry A. Giroux | The Hamilton Spectator | July 16, 2019

Let’s Shut Down the Authoritarian Machine

Henry A. Giroux | Truthdig | July 1, 2019

Authoritarianism In the Age of Jackals

Henry A. Giroux | Uncommon Thought | June 23, 2019

Against the dictatorship of ignorance in the age of Trump, Part 2: We can still fight back

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | May 19, 2019

Against the dictatorship of ignorance in the age of Donald Trump: Part 1 of 2

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | May 18, 2019

If Classrooms Are “Free of Politics,” the Right Wing Will Grow

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | May 13, 2019

Pedagogical Terrorism and Hope in the age of Fascist Politics

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | May 10, 2019

Fascism Is on the March. We Need Radical Education to Fight Back.

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout| April 30, 2019

Rethinking the Normalization of Fascism in the Post-Truth Era

Henry A. Giroux | Tikkun | April 1, 2019

Neoliberal Fascism’s War on Immigrants Echoes a Dark and Haunting Past

Henry A. Giroux | Beijing International Review of Education | 22 Mar 2019

 

The Ghost of Fascism in the Post-Truth Era

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | March 22, 2019

Interview: Russell Brand, Henry Giroux and Brad Evans on Fighting Fascism

Russell Brand, Henry Giroux and Brad Evans | Truthout | March 8, 2019

How Trump’s brand of authoritarianism has weaponized higher education

Henry A. Giroux | Raw Story | February 18, 2019

 

Video -Henry A Giroux - Inaugural Lecture at Brunel University, UK 

February 18, 2019 @ Brunel University, London

Resisting the Weaponization of Ignorance in the Age of Trump

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | February 12, 2019

Teachers Are Rising Up to Resist Neoliberal Attacks on Education

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | January 22, 2019

Trump’s Fascist Politics Treat Children as Disposable

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | January 16, 2019

Trump’s Racist Language of Pollution Drives His Neoliberal Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | January 7, 2019

Trump’s fascist efforts to demolish democracy

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | November 25, 2018

 

Donald Trump’s Fascist Politics and the Language of Disappearance

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | November 19, 2018

Trump’s Love Affair With Violence in the Age of Fascist Nihilism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | October 31, 2018

Neoliberalism in the Age of Pedagogical Terrorism

Henry A. Giroux | Counterpunch | October 22, 2018

Trump, Kavanaugh and the Path to Neoliberal Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | October 11, 2018

 

Are the politics of “incivility” paving the road to an American fascism? (parts 1 & 2)

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | September 6th, 2018

Neoliberal Fascism and the Twilight of the Social

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | September 5th, 2018

Are the politics of “incivility” paving the road to an American fascism? Part 2 of 2

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | September 2nd, 2018

Are the politics of “incivility” paving the road to an American fascism? Part 1 of 2

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | September 1st, 2018

Neoliberal Fascism and the Echoes of History

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | August 8th, 2018

Reading Against Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | July 13th, 2018

Henry Giroux’s Critical Reads in the Age of the American Nightmare
Henry A. Giroux | The Seminary Co-op | July 3rd, 2018

Trump’s Act of State Terrorism Against Children
Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | June 21, 2018 

Henry A. Giroux: The Nightmare of Neoliberal Fascism

Mark Karlin & Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | June 10, 2018

A Democracy in Exile Fights Against Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | June 7, 2018

Striking Teachers Beat Back Neoliberalism's War on Public Schools 

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | May 23, 2018

The Slow and Fast Assault on Public Education

Henry A. Giroux | Boston Review | May 14, 2018

Switching sides: Whitewashing history in the age of Trump

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | May 6, 2018

Unfashionable Fascism: Mainstream Politicians Switching Sides Under Trump’s Regime of Barbarism

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | April 27, 2018

Educated Hope in Dark Times: The Challenge of the Educator-Artist as a Public Intellectual

Henry A. Giroux | ArtsEverywhere, Truthout | April 06, 2018

Educated Hope in Dark Times: The Challenge of the Educator/Artist as a Public Intellectual

Henry A. Giroux | Education & Democracy | March 20, 2018

Education as a Weapon of Struggle: Rethinking the Parkland Uprising in the Age of Mass Violence

Henry A. Giroux | Counterpunch | March 26, 2018

Killing Children in the Age of Disposability: The Parkland Shooting Was About More Than Gun Violence

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | March 04, 2018

Trump, guns and the warnings of history

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | February 25, 2018 

Gun Violence as State Sponsored Domestic Terrorism

Henry A. Giroux | Tikkun | February 22, 2018

One Question Democracy

Henry A. Giroux | State of Nature | February 18, 2018

The Ghost of Fascism in the Age of Trump

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | February 18, 2018

‘Shithole countries’: Trump uses the rhetoric of dictators

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | January 11, 2018

Challenging Trump's Language of Fascism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | January 09, 2018 

Trump’s war on children

Henry A. Giroux | Hamilton Spectator | December 30, 201

Fascism’s return and Trump’s war on youth

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | December 13, 2017

Henry A. Giroux on Developing a Language of Liberation for Radical Transformation

Mark Karlin | Truthout | December 10, 2017 

Challenging the Neoliberalism at the Root of Trump's Authoritarianism

Henry A. Giroux | Routledge, Truthout | December 07, 2017

Gangster capitalism and nostalgic authoritarianism in Trump’s America

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | December 3, 2017

Democracy on life support: Donald Trump’s first year in office

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | November 5, 2017

Disposability in the Age of Disasters: From Dreamers and Puerto Rico to Violence in Las Vegas

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | November 02, 2017

Donald Trump as the Bully-in Chief: Weaponizing the Politics of Humiliation

Henry A. Giroux | Counterpunch | October 30, 2017

The Vital Role of Education in Authoritarian Times

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | October 11, 2017

Rethinking Higher Education in a Time of Tyranny What kind of democracy is possible when the institutions that are crucial to a vibrant civil society are vanishing?

Henry A. Giroux | Moyers & Company | October 10, 2017

Donald Trump’s passion for cruelty

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | October 2, 2017

Donald Trump’s Addiction to Violence

Henry A. Giroux | Moyers & Company | September 21, 2017

Charlottesville, Neo-Nazis and the Challenge to Higher Education

Henry A. Giroux | Truth Dig | September 9, 2017

Why universities must defend democracy

Henry A. Giroux | The Conversation | September 6, 2017

Why the Democratic Party Can't Save Us From Trump's Authoritarianism

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | August 21, 2017

Trump's Neo-Nazis and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | August 16, 2017

Trump and the Politics of Nihilism

Henry A. Giroux | Truth Dig | August 11, 2017

Rallying Cry: Youth Must Stand Up to Defend Democracy

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | July 25, 2017 

A New American Revolution: Can We Break Out of Our Nation’s Culture of Cruelty?

Henry A. Giroux | Moyers & Company | July 11, 2017

Illuminating the Darkness in the Age of Despair

Henry A. Giroux | TruthDig | July 4, 2017

Thinking Dangerously: The Role of Higher Education in Authoritarian Times

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | June 26, 2017

Manufactured illiteracy and miseducation: A long process of decline led to President Donald Trump

Henry A. Giroux | Salon | June 24, 2017

Trump Versus Comey: The Politics of Lawlessness, Lying and Fake News

 Henry A. Giroux | Ragazine | June 10, 2017

Dancing With the Devil: Trump's Politics of Fascist Collaboration

Henry A. Giroux | The Journal of Wild Culture | June 4, 2017

Trump’s America: Rethinking 1984 and Brave New World

Henry A. Giroux | Monthly Review | Volume 69, Issue 01 (May 2017)

Thinking Dangerously In Dark Times

Henry A. Giroux | LA Review of Books | April 24, 2017

Shutting Down American-Style Authoritarianism

Henry A. Giroux | Tikkun | April 23, 2017

The Menace of Trump and the New Authoritarianism: An Interview With Henry Giroux

Joan Pedro-Carañana | Truthout | April 11, 2017

The Culture of Cruelty in Trump's America

Henry A. Giroux | March 22, 2017 | Truthout

The Hardening of Society and the Rise of Cultures of Cruelty in Neo-Fascist America

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | March 17, 2017

Trump’s War on Dangerous Memory and Critical Thought

Henry A. Giroux | Tikkun | March 13, 2017

Henry Giroux on Reading and Thinking Dangerously + Steve Early on REFINERY TOWN, Ada Palmer on SEVEN SURRENDERS, and New Poetry by Elizabeth Arnold

March 5, 2017

Trump’s Authoritarianism: Rethinking Orwell’s ‘1984’ and Strategizing the Resistance

Henry A. Giroux | Bill Moyers | March 4, 2017

Combating Trump's Neo-Fascism and the Ghost of "1984"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | February 07, 2017 

Rethinking Orwell’s 1984 and Huxley’s Brave New World in Trump’s America

Henry A. Giroux | Ragazine | February 6, 2017

Democracy in Exile and the Curse of Totalitarianism

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch| January 31, 2017

Revisiting Orwell’s 1984 in Trump’s America

Henry A. Giroux | Moyers & Company | January 30, 2017

Normalizing Trump’s Authoritarianism is Not an Option

Henry A. Giroux | Tikkun | January 19, 2017

Militant Hope in the Age of the Politics of the Disconnect

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | December 23, 2016

White Nationalism in the Oval Office and the Suppression of Dissent

Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | December 18, 2016 

War Culture, Militarism and Racist Violence Under Donald Trump

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | December 14, 2016 |

"America's Favourite Pastime: VIOLENCE,"

Henry A. Giroux | Arts & Opinion | Vol. 15, No. 6, 2016

"Trump’s Second Gilded Age: Overcoming the Rule of Billionaires and Militarists,"

Henry A. Giroux | Moyers & Comany | December 12, 2016

"The Authoritarian Politics of Resentment in Trump's America,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | 13 November 2016 

"Authoritarianism in America: A Call for Resistance,"

Henry A. Giroux | Abolition | November 13, 2016

"Violence: America’s Pastime,"

Henry A. Giroux | Torture Mag: Asian and Global Perspectives | November 2, 2016

"Unthinkable Politics and the Dead Bodies of Children,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | Op-Ed | November 1, 2016

"Trump’s America: A political system in peril,"

Henry A. Giroux | Asia & The Pacific Policy Society | October 21, 2016

"The United States' War on Youth: From Schools to Debtors' Prisons,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | October 19, 2016

"Is Trump's Rise a Result of America Declaring War on Institutions That Make Democracy Possible?"

Democracy NOW! Interview with Amy Goodman | October 14, 2016

"Trump’s Return to the Good Old Days and the Specter of Mass Terror,"

Henry A. Giroux | CounterPunch | October 10, 2016 

"Public Pedagogy and Manufactured Identities in the Age of the Selfie Culture,"

Henry A. Giroux | Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Communication | July 2016

"Thinking Dangerously in the Age of Normalized Ignorance,"

Henry A. Giroux | CounterPunch | September 30, 2016

"America At War With Itself: The Sandstorm,"

Henry A. Giroux | OpEd News | September 24, 2016

"Henry Giroux on the Pathology of Politics in our Warfare State,"

Tikkun | September 23, 2016

"The Ethical Bankruptcy of the US Ruling Elites Paved Way for Trump,"

Henry A. Giroux | City Lights Books | September 2016

"Assassination Talk, the Banality of Evil, and the Paranoid State of American Politics,"

Henry A. Giroux | CounterPunch | August 12, 2016 

"Donald Trump and the Plague of Atomization in a Neoliberal Age Monday",

By Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | August 8, 2016

"White Supremacy and Sanctioned Violence in the Age of Donald Trump,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | July 27, 2016

"State Terrorism and Racist Violence in the Age of Disposability: Expanded Version Sunday,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | July 10, 2016

"The Racist Killing Machine in the Age of Anti-Politics,"

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | July 8, 2016

"The Violence of Forgetting,"

Henry A. Giroux | The New York Times | June 20, 2016

"Ali was a freedom fighter, not a celebrity icon,"

Henry A. Giroux | Hamilton Spectator | June 7, 2016

"Anti-Politics and the Plague of Disorientation: Welcome to the Age of Trump,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | June 7, 2016 

"Muhammad Ali Was a Freedom Fighter Not an Icon or Celebrity,"

Henry A. Giroux | Tikkun | June 6th, 2016 

"Why Teachers Matter in Dark Times,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | May 10, 2016

"Higher Education and Neoliberal Temptation: An Interview With Henry A. Giroux Monday,"

Almantas Samalavicius | Eurozine | May 9, 2016 

"Authoritarian Politics in the Age of Civic Illiteracy,"

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | April 15, 2016 

"Radical Politics in the Age of American Authoritarianism: Connecting the Dots,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | April 10, 2016

"Beyond Pedagogies of Repression,"

Henry A. Giroux | Monthly Review Magazine | Volume 67, Issue 10 | 2016 (March)

"Why Are Liberal Commentators Acting as Apologists for Trump's Racism?",

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | March 16, 2016

"Poisoned City: Flint and the Specter of Domestic Terrorism,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | March 3, 2016

"The National Insecurity State,"

Henry A. Giroux | Monthly Review Press, Truthout | February 25, 2016

"The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism,"

Henry A. Giroux | Counter Punch | February 19, 2016

"Exile as a Space of Disruption in the Academy,"

Henry A. Giroux | DisruptED | January 28, 2016

"Terrorism, Violence, and the Culture of Madness,"

Henry A. Giroux | Heathwood Institute and Press | January 18, 2016

"Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence,"

Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | January 10, 2016

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