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Dec 2, 2017

Henry Giroux is the guest on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. He has written dozens of books and articles including America at War with Itself and the forthcoming The Public in Peril: Trump and the Menace of American Authoritarianism.

During this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show, Professor Giroux and Chauncey evaluate American democracy one year after Trump's election, wonder about how to stay positive during such a horrible time, and ponder what resistance looks like against American fascism. Professor Giroux also explains the dangers of malignant reality, why Trump's voters will never leave his side, and makes a bold prediction about the 2020 presidential election.

This week's episode also features some bonus content that can be heard at the end of the show. Documentary filmmaker Charlie Siskel stops by the virtual bar and salon to discuss his new project American Anarchist. Charlie also shares some insights learned from the making of the documentary projects Bowling for Columbine, The Awful Truth, and Finding Vivian Maier. And in the spirit of our ongoing discussion about Donald Trump, Charlie works through his initial thoughts about a documentary on America's fascist-in-chief demagogue.

In this week's episode, Chauncey DeVega tells the truth about the murderous and evil Republican "tax bill" which passed during the middle of the night last Friday. Chauncey is also disgusted by the Democratic Party and all the so-called liberals and progressives who are unable to stop the Republican Party--as well as how the American people are sheep who have not taken to the streets in massive protests against the Republican Party's destruction of the Commons and efforts to bring the United States back to a time before the 19th century.

Robb G
six and a half years ago

I don't know if you ask things that are never intended to air, but I keep wanting to hear if those who are experts on these things, or at least deeply learned on the subject matter of emerging Dictatorships and Authoritarian regimes if they regard this time as being along the lines of potential ethnic cleansing and genocide. My biggest concern is this fixation and hatred directed at non-Christians and black and brown or sexual minorities, this keeps getting the hint of Nazism and it just won't go away. Also if possible, is there anyway to find out or confirm if those people already grabbed up by Ice are really safe and sound somewhere, or if those detention centers are just black holes people disappear into and never come back out of.