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The Scourge of Fascist Politics and the Rise of White Nationalism

From Orbán to Desantis

[This article is republished by permission of the author. It first appeared in Counterpunch.] The Orbánisation of Fascist Politics The malicious passions of fascism are with us once again, evident in the emergence of diverse regimes of predatory repression and exclusion that increasingly legitimate their hatred of democracy through appeals to a notion of illiberal […]

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Giroux, H. A. (2022). The Scourge of Fascist Politics and the Rise of White Nationalism: From Orbán to Desantis. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-scourge-of-fascist-politics-and-the-rise-of-white-nationalism/

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 Truthout.  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.


The Russians are Coming

But Aren’t They Already Here?

Who are the Russian oligarchs or wannabe oligarchs? Slavoj Zizek’s description is particularly apt: The so-called oligarchs in Russia and other ex-communist countries are a bourgeois counterpart to what Marx called the lumpen-proletariat: an unthinking cohort susceptible to political manipulation because its members have no class consciousness or revolutionary potential of their own. Unlike the proletariat, […]

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McLaren, P. (2022). The Russians are Coming: But Aren’t They Already Here?. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/the-russians-are-coming/

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.