Hearts of Darkness: Torturing Children in the War on Terror by Henry A. Giroux

By Henry A. Giroux

George W. Bush's conflict on terror defended torture as an issue of reputable coverage and furthered an already emergent tradition of cruelty. As torture turned normalized within the Bush period, it not just corrupted American beliefs and political tradition, it additionally omitted to the darkish aspect in sanctioning the unbelievable and unspeakable: the torture of youngsters. This surprising publication files situations of kid torture by means of American army team of workers, lots of that have by no means been stated within the media. Giroux increases critical demanding situations the Obama management needs to handle in mild of this shameful interval in American historical past if it desires to repair democratic tradition. Going additional than just blaming these on the best, Hearts of Darkness additionally increases questions about the collusion of the media, educators, the legal justice approach and different associations that experience enabled a tradition that accepts the torture of children.

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