Youth in Authoritarian Times: Challenging Neoliberalism’s Politics of Disposability

Youth in Authoritarian Times: Challenging Neoliberalism’s Politics of Disposability

(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout)

Young people today are forced to inhabit a world where childhood is nonexistent, especially for poor youth of color. They are crushed by state violence and material burdens resulting from a neoliberal system that sees them as disposable consumers. But a different future is possible.

(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout)(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout)

This article was adapted from a speech presented at the Lannan Foundation on October 14, 2015. Please view the video of the speech, along with a video of a talkback conversation between Henry A. Giroux and Read More

Read more here:: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33312-youth-in-authoritarian-times-challenging-neoliberalism-s-politics-of-disposability

      

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