AJE: Any advice for the protesters?
HG: ...This is a fight for radical democracy. That's what this is a fight for. Accompanying that are all kinds of issues that would include fighting against economic, political and social injustices. But if they did what these kids did in the Middle East - if they made this question of democracy primary; if they highlighted the difference between the reality and the promise - they could both narrow the focus and to entertain a wide variety of differences. That's where they've got to go.
Read the whole interview of Henry Giroux by Al Jazeera English at TruthOut, An Interview With Henry Giroux: Youth Movement in a Culture of Hopelessness
This is an interesting article about how economic neoliberalism is marginalizing the youth of world, not educating them for democracy, and alienating them in droves.