Tag Archives: fascism

Viktor Orbán, the Pimp of Putinism; Tucker Carlson’s Fascist Flirtations; and the Contradictions of ‘Traditional’ Values

An exceptional session of America’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is currently being held in Budapest, Hungary, the first-ever CPAC meeting held in Europe, which has been described as ‘an effort to cement bonds between the radical right on both sides of the Atlantic under the banner of the “great replacement” ideology.’ The conference is being hosted […]

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McLaren, P. (2022). Viktor Orbán, the Pimp of Putinism; Tucker Carlson’s Fascist Flirtations; and the Contradictions of ‘Traditional’ Values. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/viktor-orban-the-pimp-of-putinism-tucker-carlsons-fascist-flirtations-and-the-contradictions-of-traditional-values/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.

A Reading List for Henry Giroux’s Pedagogy of Resistance

(Republished with the permission of the author and the Seminary Co-op.) The author shared this reading list of works that informed his latest book, Pedagogy of Resistance: Against Manufactured Ignorance, published by Bloomsbury last month. In the post-Trump era, the politics of historical amnesia, disappearance and disposability continue to thrive. Trump may have lost the election […]

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Giroux, H. A. (2022). A Reading List for Henry Giroux’s Pedagogy of Resistance. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/a-reading-list-for-henry-girouxs-pedagogy-of-resistance/

Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Canada. Henry is one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, and has written extensively on public pedagogycultural studiesyouth studieshigher educationmedia studies, and critical theory, winning many awards. His interviews on neoliberalism appear in Thruthout.  Henry is past co-Editor-in-chief of the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies.  In 2002 Routledge named him as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period.

 

Fascism, the Republican Party of Death, Structural Racism, QAnon, the War in Ukraine and the Coming Metaverse

Are We All Doomed?

Fascism in America Is calling Trump a fascist tantamount to indulging in some kind of essentialist trope? Should we describe him as an authoritarian or para-fascist instead? Is comparing him to Hitler a form of political opportunism or engaging in a strawman argument? Is Trump merely a bloviating apologist for sexism, racism, Islamophobia, white supremacy, […]

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McLaren, P. (2022). Fascism, the Republican Party of Death, Structural Racism, QAnon, the War in Ukraine and the Coming Metaverse: Are We All Doomed?. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/fascism-the-republican-party-of-death-structural-racism-qanon-the-war-in-ukraine-and-the-coming-metaverse/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.

Steve Bannon, Fascism and Making Sense of the Invasion of Ukraine

How the Left Divides Itself

The death-cough of Covid has both broken into politics and broken politics, bringing with it an army of the dead, charmed by the rusty voice of Steve Bannon: anti-vaxxers and conspiracy theorists are harnessing the night sky with wagging fascist tongues, soaked by the kerosene madness of quiet rage limping through the pock-marked corridors of […]

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McLaren, P. (2022). Steve Bannon, Fascism and Making Sense of the Invasion of Ukraine: How the Left Divides Itself. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/steve-bannon-fascism-and-making-sense-of-the-invasion-of-ukraine/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.