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About Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and is the Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent books are America’s Addiction to Terrorism (Monthly Review Press, 2016), and America at War with Itself (City Lights, 2017). In 2002, he was named as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period in Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present as part of Routledge’s Key Guides Publication Series. In 2007, he was named by the Toronto Star as one of the “12 Canadians Changing the Way We Think.” He is a contributing editor to a number of journals, including Tikkun, the Journal of Wild Culture, and Ragazine. Giroux is also a member of Truthout’s Board of Directors. His web site is

Articles by Henry A. Giroux

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Henry Giroux, public intellectual, on the menace of Trump and the new authoritarianism

“Trump’s election... confirms that the dark and haunting possibilities of authoritarianism are upon us, and have made way for a more extreme and totalitarian form of late capitalism.”  Extended interview.

Higher education under siege: challenging casino capitalism’s culture of cruelty

Ongoing education reforms in Britain and the US are set in the context of wider issues concerning marketisation, neoliberalism and political protest.
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