This is vintage McLaren making use of his creative talents with humor and irony. We need more of this alternative literary presentation of ideas to make the arguments that bland statements in articles present with a straight face. McLaren leads the way.
Michael A Peters
Distinguished Professor of Education
Beijing Normal University, PR China
For years, Professor Peter McLaren has followed his radical cosmopolitan path and invented an original language of critical theory and pedagogical critique, which, fundamentally, culminates in his artistic expression.....capturing the absurd days of chaos in the world’s leading rogue state.
Professor of Adult Education, Tampere University, Finland
The 'poet laureate of the left’ writes with characteristic aplomb to expose the realities of Trump and the very real danger of the consolidation of fascism in the US."
Author of Trump, the Alt-Right and Public Pedagogies of Hate and for Fascism: What Is To Be Done?
For four decades Peter McLaren has been writing about world-historical developments and the rise of fascism in the United States and worldwide, urging educators to seek a socialist alternative. In the performative style that has been the signature of McLaren’s work, The Critic Pedagogy Manifesto is meant to remind readers what is at stake in these precarious and dangerous times and to offer armed hope in the struggle ahead.
Critical Pedagogy Manifesto (eBook)