Malicious ignorance is a willful refusal to reflect enough to do justice to the complexity of an idea and its potential consequences.
Not only do these teachers see education as deeply political, they also see it as a form of organized resistance.
The Trump administration views children not as the promise of a future, but as a threat to the present.
The viciousness of the Trump administration and the cruelty imposed by neoliberalism mutually inform each other.
The problem begins on the level of language—one of many levels where pushback is key.