The following is a discussion of Prof. Giroux’s response to what “right wingers” have said in response to “left wing” politics and social positions, particularly the welfare state.
On the one hand, you can’t have a democracy when so many people are dependent on government for their basic necessities. They need to be providing for themselves. On the other, you can’t have a democracy when so many helpless people are neglected by the society and government at large.
This would be a good debate to see in the media.