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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Matthew Flisfeder This article examines the rise of the alt-right and Donald Trump’s successful campaign for president of the United States in the context of three overlapping contradictions: that of subversion in postmodern culture and politics, that between the democratic and commercial logics...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 372–386.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Quinn Slobodian This article shows that the incorporation of right-wing libertarians into the Alt Right coalition was the end result of a schism in the neoliberal intellectual movement in response to the egalitarian challenge of the 1960s. In a symmetry with developments on the post-Marxist Left...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 1 Alt Right libertarianism. A meme reproduced frequently online depicts Murray Rothbard, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, and Ludwig von Mises in the style of Alt Right icon Pepe the Frog. The background is the yellow and black flag of anarcho-capitalism. Figure 1. Alt Right libertarianism. A meme More
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 214–232.
Published: 01 July 2020
... aims to contribute to contemporary debates on the reactionary turn in internet culture associated with the global rise of the alt-right. 8 An instance of coordinated collective action that pitted “hard-core gamers” against their perceived “social justice warrior” opponents, Gamergate undeniably...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... had rightist expressions as well. No doubt pleased to have broad electoral support, various sectors of the so-called alt-right distance themselves from Trump’s most vocal supporters at his campaign speeches and postelection rallies. “The alt-right does not comprise obese low church Protestant Baby...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 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 the election, although the Republicans held onto their majority...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 263–272.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and menace alike, labor to the appropriate ‘givebacks’ ” ( Sayres et al. 1984 : 8). All of these things are achingly familiar and arguably more intense in the current tide of intensified neoliberal economics and Alt-Right fascism. 1 Several recent books take up the long 1968 explicitly, including...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., the liberal regulatory state, the voting system, the media, and every other pillar of US democracy, including the presidency itself, which Trump demeans and debases with his increasingly outrageous Twitter attacks. 23 I might note that Trump’s former alt-right consigliere Bannon has called the Trump...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and media capital; between the alt-right social media site Breitbart, pollsters Goddard Gunster, and the data-mining marketeers Cambridge Analytica; and between Trump’s celebrity and the businessmen who wanted Britain out of the EU so it could be used as a deregulated site for corporate exploitation...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 358–371.
Published: 01 November 2019
... essential at a time when marginalized people and precarious communities are roundly dismissed and dehumanized, immigrant families are ripped apart, and people of color murdered by the agents of racist and militarized state institutions without consequence. Moreover, with the Alt-Right growing in power...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... warming can all be thrown into doubt. It is, then, tempting to condemn this as a form of trolling, to understand his technique as the realization of an alt-right dream to “expose and heighten the contradictions within the system” ( Hood 2015) , a technique that at best maintains the status quo...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of, especially, Alan Kay. Manovich does not refer to Casey Alt’s (2011) work on object-oriented programming and on the shift that occurred as computers became media machines, but he offers a similar argument, discussing the implementation of media as part of computers, as well as the shift from Turing-land...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., failure of states to act urgently on the profound issues facing humanity, particularly a kind of psychoanalysis of displacements (fetishist disavowal) onto scapegoats. Here the populist Alt-right is seen to capitalize on the failure of the Left in order to introduce a new series of scapegoats—diverting...