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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 (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
... 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. On November 6, 2012...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... assault during the Obama years, when whites were no longer necessarily seen as superior to blacks and people of color, men were challenged by uppity women, gay and lesbian marriage and rights were allowed, and immigrants were allegedly permitted to pour into the country and take over “American” jobs...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 28–36.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-tax-on-billionaire-wealth-gains-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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 216–224.
Published: 01 July 2018
... deception: Not only do we get most of what we know from media 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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... were all convinced that Russia had intervened in the US election. Moreover, President Barack Obama had announced in the last weeks of his presidency a commission that would release a report on the Russian intervention as soon as possible. 11 Of course, it would be wrong to claim that the United...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... University 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 (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
.../ . 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 Martin . 1989 . Technology and War . New York : Free Press . Ward Colin . 1973 . Anarchy...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 March 2015
... religious impulse 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...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., asking if the perpetrator was a Muslim terrorist, as the setting up of the report had led the audience to believe 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...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... judgment increasingly 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...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
... citizenship more generally. It is hard to overstate the degree to which hacking—until recently a niche and countercultural activity ( Maxigas 2012 )—has, over the last decade, been taken up by politicians, policy makers, and educators around the world. The enthusiasm of the US Obama administration for...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Clinton over the war veterans George H. W. Bush and Robert Dole and again 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...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the global campaigning against Third 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...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 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 of Nanoe Biroe...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... is perceived in the public sphere (see Cottle 2012 ). The image of the human face has always been a central element of political communication ( Castells 2007 ; Street 2003 ). Leaders from Alexander the Great to Queen Victoria to Barack Obama have used the human visage to establish political...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 289–303.
Published: 01 November 2018
... practice of modern analysis involves the unveiling and explication of the mechanics behind a given phenomenon ( Latour 1993) . This approach doesn’t work often or well in the context of video games for several reasons, even as both popular (President Obama) and academic rhetoric (German media theorist...