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Henry A. Giroux – Schools as Punishing Factories: The Handcuffing of Public Education

The Nobel Prize-winning author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has insisted rightfully that “Children are the future of any society,” adding, “If you want to maim the future of any society, you simply maim the children.” (1) If one important measure of a democracy is how a society treats its children – especially children of color, poor and working-class youth, and those …