Critical Pedagogy in the Year of Magical Thinking
  • Sandy Grande
Part of the Leaders in Educational Studies book series (LES)


This has been a year of magical thinking. On the personal front, I helped to hospice my mom’s passage onto the spirit world, coming to new depths of understanding that grief is indeed a “place none of us know until we reach it” (Didion, 2005). On the global political front, while high intensity warfare persisted in places like Nigeria, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Syria, and the Ukraine, it was the low-intensity forms of perpetual war (against the poor, black, and brown) in the U.S. that captured public attention.


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