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  • Peter McLaren: Putting Radical Life in Schools

    Peter McLaren: Putting Radical Life in Schools

    By Paul Street, Truthout | Book Review

    Peter McLaren's Life in Schools: An Introduction to Critical Pedagogy and the Foundations of Education argues that schools can and must become zones of popular de-indoctrination, democratic re-imagination, and resistance to capital, where teachers instill students with confidence, hope and capacity for resistance and solidarity.

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  • The Spectacle of Illiteracy and the Crisis of Democracy

    The Spectacle of Illiteracy and the Crisis of Democracy

    By Henry A. Giroux, Moyers & Company | Excerpt

    C. Wright Mills argued 50 years ago that one important measure of the demise of vibrant democracy and the corresponding impoverishment of political life can be found in the increasing inability of a society to translate private troubles to broader public issues.

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