The Collapse of American Education

  • Corporate privatization of the education industry
  • Student debt and failure of public school funding
  • The rise of cyber education
  • The demise of critical thinking in education that threatens democracy and free speech

Professor Henry Giroux (Jeer-oh) holds the Global Television Network Chair of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Ontario Canada and is regarded as a leader in the field known as critical and public pedagogy – a term to describe the nature of spectacle in our new media, body politic and corporate education.  He is a prominent advocate of radical democracy, which opposes the powers of neoliberalism, corporatism, and religious fundamentalism that is now diminishing our population’s sense of civic virtue, free-thought and well being. He has been named among the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern Period.  Henry has authored many books, his most recent being “Twilight of the Social: Resurgent Publics in the Age of Disposability”

Danny Weil is a progressive public intellectual and scholar and a publishing editor of young adult reference books on education.  He is frequent contributor to alternative media focusing on the privatization of education and charter schools, the student loan crisis, civil rights and free and democracy.

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