Major Ideas in Henry Giroux’s “Orwell, Huxley and America’s Plunge into Authoritarianism”

“Orwell, Huxley and America’s Plunge into Authoritarianism,” was published in Counterpunch, June 19, 2015, by Henry Giroux, the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at Ryerson University.

Owen C. Middleton (convict 79206) and the Meaning of Life

In 1930 the historian and philosopher Will Durant—who was at that time a famous public intellectual—received a number of letters from persons declaring their intent to commit suicide. The letters asked him for reasons to go on living. In response Durant asked a number of luminaries for their views on the meaning of life, publishing … Continue reading Owen C. Middleton (convict 79206) and the Meaning of Life