Flipping the Script: Rethinking Working-Class Resistance

Flipping the Script: Rethinking Working-Class Resistance

(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)

Drawing on his own youth, public intellectual Henry A. Giroux describes how working-class young people are “flipping the script” – or recognizing how ruling-class-defined weaknesses are actually strengths – in order to rewrite themselves into mass social movements and create real economic and political change.

Flipping the Script(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)

I have often thought about when that moment came in which my working class sensibility turned into a form of critical class consciousness. For most of my youth, I was defined by ruling-class types and mainstream institutions through Read More

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