t r u t h o u t | Memories of Hope in the Age of Disposability
Freud coming into fashion in China

t r u t h o u t | When Generosity Hurts: Bill Gates, Public School Teachers and the Politics of Humiliation

Another great article from Henry Giroux on the educational system in the United States. Read the whole thing here.

When I refer to a culture of cruelty and a discourse of humiliation, I am talking about the institutionalization and widespread adoption of a set of values, policies and symbolic practices that legitimate forms of organized violence against human beings increasingly considered disposable, and which lead inexorably to unnecessary hardship, suffering and despair.

via www.truth-out.org