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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Aeron Davis This piece takes a close look at top CEOs in the United Kingdom. CEOs are not only among the ranks of today’s super-rich, they have played a vital part in the evolution of an economic system that supports the super-rich generally. As the article argues, they have done this in two key...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for looking at the super-rich through the eyes of the merely wealthy. The two final articles of the issue explore the lived experiences of the super-rich but return as well to discourses and structural factors. The characteristics of the professional identities and attitudes of the world’s top CEOs...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the cultural, economic, and political terrain, the language of meritocracy is regularly spouted from the mouths of celebrities, CEOs, and politicians. The meritocratic mantra that anybody can “rise to the top,” so long as they possess the requisite talent and effort, is an enduring and powerful one. Despite...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
... virtual world Second Life , launched in 2003, would be different. Created by Linden Lab (named after the address of its first office, 333 Linden Street), Second Life's CEO, Philip Rosedale began the company with investors drawn from a range of “New Economy” technology and Internet-based companies...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
...; interestingly, this was dropped in 2014, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg noting that “it wasn’t helping us to move faster because we had to slow down to fix these bugs and it wasn’t improving our speed” ( Murphy 2014) . References Anderson Chris . 2012 . Makers: The New Industrial Revolution . New...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
... with a visual aesthetic, by adopting the 360-degree image as a form of exploration of new regimes of visibility. During the drive to the bunker from an airport in central Sweden, Frederik Vyncke, CEO of Rockan Data Center, 1 gave me an accelerated course on the nuclear shelters’ legacy in Sweden...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 54–65.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Rolling Out Upscale Teavana Tea Cafes .” Chicago Tribune , April 29 , articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-04-29/business/ct-starbucks-teavana-0429-biz-20140429_1_tazo-ceo-howard-schultz-seattle-based-coffee-chain . 11 See Fridell (2007) and Moberg and Lyon (2010) for a critique of fair...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
...” ( Bennett-Smith 2013 ). When transportation secretary-designate Anthony Foxx recognized the National Day of Prayer as also the Day of Reason, the CEO of Concerned Women of America, Penny Nance, told Fox News: “You know the Age of Enlightenment and Reason gave way to moral relativism. And moral relativism...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
...’ emotional expressions of self-interest and a more rational evaluation of the general interest of the nation. Transpower CEO Craven was quoted as saying: “We are balancing private interests against national interests. We are balancing local interests against national interests” ( The New Zealand Herald...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Vardanian, born in 1968 and former CEO and controlling shareholder of Troika Dialog, an investment bank. His assets were worth $950 million in 2017. 2 Through their foundation, Initiatives for Development of Armenia, they run an international boarding school, United World College Dilijan in Armenia...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 347–361.
Published: 01 November 2021
...). The idea of a new, authentic New Zealandness formed around the LOTR brand was not lost on the broader New Zealand film industry. Jones and Smith include a lengthy quote, worth reading in full, from Ruth Harley, former CEO of the New Zealand Film Commission, on the importance of cultural industries in New...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., conservative ideology, and traditionalist attitudes and habitus. Trump associated himself at the highest level of his campaign with alt-right figures like his campaign CEO Steve Bannon who were dedicated to the destruction of the Republican Party, as well as with more establishment Republications. After...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to drop the Flynn-Russian investigations, telling the FBI director that he expected “loyalty” to himself, which put in play charges of possible obstruction of justice and impeachment. In addition, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, Trump’s choice for secretary of state, had especially close...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., is the Circle’s “world-striding CEO and self-described Capitalist Prime ” with “flat, unreadable eyes” (23). Further, to Mae’s surprise, there are regular “plankton-inspection” times for the creative wannabes “hoping the big whale . . . will find them tasty enough to eat” (27). So the Circle, the “big whale...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of femininity? . . . Women today are not called by the ruling ideology to be subordinated, they are called—solicited, expected—to be judges, administrators, ministers, CEOs, teachers, policewomen and soldiers. A paradigmatic scene occurring today in our security institutions is that of a feminine teacher/judge...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 95–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the companies that seize the opportunity to do things a new way will be the ones that are successful in the years ahead. 1 Seven years later he concluded his address to 100 top CEOs with the following: “So [there are] plenty of things that let us focus our $6 billion of R&D on, on moving software...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... this means is that cultural producers, from CEOs to individual artists, if they want to be commercially successful, must then appropriate that which is closest to hand; to mix and match styles, lines, shades, notes, chords, words, narratives, effects, signs, and symbols in potentially infinite combinations...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 July 2022
... owns it, who works it and who cares for it—reflects obscene levels of inequality and legacies of colonialism and white supremacy in the United States and the world.” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg exemplifies these ongoing settler legacies. Having purchased large tracts of land on Kauai in Hawai‘i...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., includes defense and aerospace interests. The new A+T lab also seems comfortable enough reproducing the political blind spot that so antagonized critics in the 1970s. For example, discussing John Craig Freeman’s project EEG AR: Things We Have Lost , Brian Mullins, founder and CEO of DAQRI, enthuses...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., and valuable social relations. Such devices proliferate dynamic feedback loops in which their users get to know themselves and others through fluctuating numerical indices that establish both equivalence and difference between players in games whose rules are largely obscured and ever-changing. As Klout CEO...