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One on one with Prof. Henry A. Giroux. A collaboration with this conversation covers Giroux’s new book, “Youth In a Suspect Society: Democracy or Disposability” [Palgrave/McMillan] which links the corporate propaganda aimed at young people to the pathologies that are created, producing the “youth crime complex”. Giroux is a deep thinker, and his unique analysis connects the commodification of our young people with the erosion of the social compact and the dominance of “the market” in America today. Using California as an example, we discuss the disinvestment in education– to the point that we spend more on prisons than schools. Giroux is the Global TV Network Chair Professor at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. listen_button