This interview is part of the The Stone, a New York Times online forum for contemporary philosophers and critical theorists. It is the fifth in a series of dialogues on violence. Henry A. Giroux is a professor in the department of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and the author of America’s Addiction to Terrorism. Brad Evans is a senior lecturer in international relations at the University of Bristol in England.
”Brad Evans: Throughout your work you have dealt with the dangers of ignorance and what you have called the violence of ‘organized forgetting.’ Can you explain what you mean by this and