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The Slow and Fast Assault on Public Education

By: HENRY A. GIROUX Since Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, there have been few occasions to feel hopeful about politics. But now we are witnessing a proliferation of causes for hope, as brave students from Parkland, Florida, and equally courageous teachers throughout the United States lead movements of mass demonstrations, walkouts, and strikes. The United […]

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Education as a Weapon of Struggle: Rethinking the Parkland Uprising in the Age of Mass Violence

by HENRY GIROUX Under the regime of Donald Trump, the role of education in producing the formative cultures in and out of schools necessary to support critical thinking, civic courage, and critically engaged citizens appears to be disappearing. Words that speak to the truth and hold power accountable are in retreat as lies become normalized and […]

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Killing Children in the Age of Disposability: The Parkland Shooting Was About More Than Gun Violence

By: Henry A. Giroux Donald Trump may have startled Republican lawmakers with his sudden and unexpected support for background checks and other gun control measures, but a closer look at his comments to lawmakers reveals his continued adherence to the core of the pro-gun script that he has been following all along. At his meeting with lawmakers […]

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UNICEF: A Familiar Face. Violence in the lives of children and adolescents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The preparation of this report was initiated and coordinated by Claudia Cappa and Nicole Petrowski, who were also responsible for data analysis, interpretation of the results and report writing. Valuable guidance and insights were received from Laurence Chandy and Mark Hereward. Christina Misunas provided support for data processing, analysis and fact-checking. Colleen Murray assisted […]

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