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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a wide diversity of opinion and critique of the dominant political and corporate order. I argue that this shift in the US mediascape helped elect Barack Obama, which in turn intensified contestation for and against Obama and the Democrats within contemporary US politics. I then indicate how Barack Obama...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 255–278.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Joseph Packer; Ethan Stoneman Abstract Hillary Clinton and Katy Perry drink the blood of murdered children to live forever, Barack Obama and Tom Hanks participate in the sex trafficking and molestation of children, and a cabal of Satan worshippers control global events from behind the scenes...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... race and racism in the United States. Exploring the emergence of Holocaust references in US public culture following Barack Obama’s election, this article proposes that the analogy gains its efficacy because the Americanization of the Holocaust articulates the relationship between institutional...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... those who they have elected into power, were becoming increasingly averse to voting and were certainly less likely to vote for another big government, such as Barack Obama’s. With the benefit of political hindsight, we know that at least the latter of these projections has proven to be inaccurate...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... . Remnick D. 2010 . “ The invention of Barack Obama .” The Guardian , April 24. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/apr/24/bridge-life-rise-obama-remnick . Roberts A. 2006 . Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Rood...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 216–224.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Clinton, the fake Elvis, back to Change We Can Believe In with Barack Obama, on to Donald Trump’s current Joker impersonation, we get the “show.” Offscreen is where the real deal goes down, mostly unseen. We live under deep cover with tragically permanent consequences. I wanted to make my art...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... campaign had drawn on the swamp of the vilest tendencies toward racism, sexism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and fear and hatred of the other, which, for miseducated white men and women were Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and their multicultural coalitions. Clinton and Obama were also positioned...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 330–350.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of dirty hippies (Apple 2011 ). 3 Even criticism of specific political figures tends to center on their alleged ties to agitational groups and activities. Former President Barack Obama was widely criticized on the right for his role as a “community organizer.” Indeed, the conservative Fox News talk...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of the Arctic believed to contain vast mineral wealth, when President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russia because of its intervention in the Ukraine and Crimea. 9 If the Trump administration could eliminate these sanctions, Tillerson and his cronies could profit immensely, but such conflicts of interest...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 28–36.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., after which it created a pandemic response team and started conducting daily press briefings at the White House. Critical media voices pointed out that Trump had shut down the pandemic response group that Barack Obama had established and ignored a pandemic presidential response plan that the Obama...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... is the image’s captivating surface. It teases the viewer with its resemblance to other decontextualized icons: the face of Barack Obama, the face of Joko Widodo, and the face of Che Guevara. Indeed, this image converses insistently with the well-known image of Che Guevara. In another design, the same image...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... in the recent victory of civilian Barack Obama over erstwhile prisoner of war John McCain. Yet there are at least two circumstances that compel us to consider Slavick's motivation for resurrecting the military bias for civilians; it may be justified, at least ironically. In keeping mindful of the wars...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in uncomfortable ways. The article suggests that this museum, and the broader discourse about race that it institutionalizes, offers new ways to think about the political work of culture. In the lead-up to the 2008 election, the public discourse surrounding Barack Obama, and what his candidacy heralded...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... difficult. Stiegler's politics of critical reflection, with its emphasis on the vital role of education, is in this sense persuasive. That said, I would wish to keep a sense of global perspective. As is well-known, use of the Internet was crucial to the election of Barack Obama: it helped create a cultural...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... World poverty by rock stars Bono and Bob Geldof, the appointment as Governor of California of movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger and the endorsements of Hollywood celebrities for Barack Obama in his campaign for the American Presidency. For writers such as Bob Franklin ( 1997 , 2004 ) the movement...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ; Street 2003 ). Leaders from Alexander the Great to Queen Victoria to Barack Obama have used the human visage to establish political legitimacy and to create a sense of trust within the wider population. In this way, the emperor's face on a coin, the queen's face on a stamp, or the president's face...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and are sensitive about how they are perceived in society. This is exemplified in the criticism leveled at former US president Barack Obama for using terms such as the rich or those at the top to identify the country’s top earners ( Freeland 2013 : xii). The super-rich view such terms as divisive and as holding...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of déjà vu, during his 2008 presidential campaign Barack Obama revived Clinton's strategy, promising to lift the HIV bar and also close detention camps on the Guantánamo base—this time meaning the detention camps holding suspected terrorists. Like Clinton, Obama reversed his position on detention and kept...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to be the case. The Reuters reporter said that it was mentioned only that he was of Norwegian nationality, and Blitzer was forced to cut the interview to go live to President Barack Obama's impromptu news briefing in which he announced that House Speaker John Boehner had called off meetings to negotiate the debt...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... on the sexualized female form, sometimes heavily fetishized), rather than society photographers Cecil Beaton or Lord Patrick Lichfield, but for the fact that Richardson, like Beaton and Lichfield, has also shot the great and the good—even US President Barack Obama. And yet where a casual approach has been deployed...