Manufactured illiteracy and miseducation: A long process of decline led to President Donald Trump
A deep-rooted crisis in education, and a long cultural and political decline, is what got us here. There's hope!
I am wholeheartedly recommending you read this article.
It's a straight-up super piece of reality, a facing of facts, and a powerful call to action.
Just what Doomsayers are supposed to do, get us off our duffs.
Go read it at Salon!
A FEW HIGHLIGHTS. (Kind of like the briefing before the battle.) Cliffs notes of Prof Giroux's diagnostics on where the U.S. of A. is slipping off the tracks:
-illiteracy is also about refusing to act from a position of thoughtfulness, informed judgment, and critical agency.
OK, I'M OFF MY DUFF! Awkward, that, being a Duff myself.