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How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Beast Inside

How is it possible for a wide swath of the (white) American public to literally ignore its country’s founding original sin – the extermination of indigenous peoples and the enslavement of African Americans while celebrating brutal leaders such as Donald Trump? Slavoj Žižek helps us to answer questions such as this by recalling the story about the […]

Full Citation Information:
McLaren, P. (2023). How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Beast Inside. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/how-we-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-beast-inside/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Emeritus Professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. From 2013-2023 he served as 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.

Article Feature Image Acknowledgement: (Washington, DC - EUA 19/03/2019) Presidente da República Jair Bolsonaro responde perguntas da imprensa durante o encontro..Foto: Isac Nóbrega/PR