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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...
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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...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Clare Birchall While the choice between secrecy and transparency has political and cultural salience, this paper questions the logic of such an opposition. Through a consideration of the different attitudes towards secrecy embedded in the Bush and Obama administrations, this paper argues that both...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 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 as the “establishment” against which...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 28–36.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-to-provide-health-care-for-all-/ . Toobin Jeffrey . 2020 . True Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Investigation of Donald Trump . New York : Doubleday . Tracy Abigail . 2020 . “ How Trump Gutted Obama's Pandemic-Preparedness Systems .” Vanity Fair , May 1 . www.vanityfair.com/news/2020...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 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 did not bother Trump, himself a walking...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Press 2018 postracial dissensus whiteness National Museum of African American History and Culture Westworld In the lead-up to the 2008 election, the public discourse surrounding Barack Obama, and what his candidacy heralded, included visions of a postracial America. The very fact...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Zone , April 3 , nationalsecurityzone.org/site/rise-of-the-machines-domestic-drones-take-off/ . Van Buren Peter . 2012 . “ Obama’s Unprecedented War on Whistleblowers .” Salon , February 9 , www.salon.com/2012/02/09/obamas_unprecedented_war_on_whistleblowers/ . Van Creveld...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 216–224.
Published: 01 July 2018
... sources, most of that is a lie. From the two cowboys, Reagan and Bush the younger, to Bill 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...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 March 2015
... stipulating both that absolute evil exists in the world and that the essence of technology must, in the end, bend to the arc of this fundamental belief” (123). Seeing Obama’s rhetoric of the just war as emblematic of this ideology, Kroker argues that its politics can, in the end, only yield absolute injustice...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the divergence between expectations and reality. See Woods 2017 . 2 Quoted from the Royal Institution’s 2014 Christmas Lectures. See Royal Institution 2014 . 1 This is according to the Obama administration, which introduced a range of initiatives to support hacking and making activities...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... detention camp at the GBNB. Upon taking office, he reversed his position, leaving the bar in place and the Haitian refugees incarcerated in Cuba. In a bit 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...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
...: 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 of Nanoe Biroe dons a beret bearing a star—a direct reference to the image of Guevara. Nanoe Biroe’s...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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 of celebrities into the domain of formal politics – as endorsers of political views or public...