Thomas Ramey Watson

Bill Moyers on our current US situation

Moyers writes:
Speaking of which: we’ ve posted on our website an essay by the media scholar Henry Giroux.

He describes the growing domination of hate radio as one of the crucial elements in a “culture of cruelty” increasingly marked by overt racism, hostility and disdain for others, coupled with a simmering threat of mob violence toward any political figure who believes health care reform is the most vital of safety nets, especially now that the central issue of life and politics is no longer about working to get ahead, but struggling simply to survive.

So here we are, wallowing in our dysfunction.

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