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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Bob Hanke This essay develops a technocultural studies approach to political elections and polling. First, I shift our attention from polling as a cultural form to developments in polling technology that are transfiguring this form. I then examine the production and circulation of political opinion...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., cyberwar, and global computer networks in Election 2016. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Donald Trump Election 2016 globalization authoritarian populist antiglobalist movements Trump campaign Trump administration Russia cyberwar global computer networks I start off by contextualizing the theme...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Henry A. Giroux This article argues that while the United States has been drifting toward the ideological right since the 1980s, the election of George W. Bush marks a qualitative turn toward authoritarianism. This authoritarian turn is traced through the rise of four antidemocratic tendencies in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... most pernicious and dystopic aspects of America’s democratic system, which not only permits but requires democrats to use democracy for their own ends. Here, it is not just left-leaning progressives and Democratic Party faithfuls we need to concern ourselves with. Private citizens, elected political...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Alison Landsberg A seismic shift in the racial landscape of the United States occurred in 2016. The prevailing discourse about a “postracial America,” though always, in the words of Catherine Squires a “mystique,” was firmly and finally extinguished with the election of Donald J. Trump. Race, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Vietnam War. The crucial question centered around the proper role of the audience, or citizenry: Should members sit quietly and watch the drama unfold, confident in the decisions of those elected to perform certain roles? Or should they raise their voices and demand to be a part of the action, as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... representative of the sadistic neoliberal capitalist system that voraciously consumes value and violently others abjection. Despite the fall of Sarkozy and the election of the socialist François Hollande, I argue that this identification with the Romanian Roma remains central to cultural politics today. This is...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jo Littler This article analyzes two notorious photos of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage—one on their own, and one alongside Arron Banks, Gerry Gunster, Andy Wigmore, and Raheem Kassam—standing in a gold-plated elevator after Trump had won the US election. The article provides a cultural and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... entitled to as workers, supporters of families, and patriots. Trump’s people believe that he alone will be oriented toward their interests and solve all their problems—all dubious hopes but all grounded in deep resentments and adulation of their leader. On election day, November 8, 2016, it looked like...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 July 2005
... capital (and debts) that funded the nation's invention; and the protection of the ruling elite from potential loss of privilege as well as protection from the tyranny of the majority through the same Constitutional mechanism of indirect representation. In other words, Vidal argues why the “election” of...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 2   A painted wall mural, artist unknown, on the exterior of a local wall becomes the visible sign of a recent unbroken history of democratically elected communism in Kerala since 1957. Politics can still be seen manifested in the faded hammer-and-sickle murals of Fort Kochi, now covered More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 November 2017
...? What did it achieve? Can solidarity be sustained in an environment of heightened and ongoing divisiveness? The election of President Donald J. Trump was a nightmarish event for a large number of Americans and peoples worldwide. Aside from his obvious lack of qualifications and a long list of ongoing...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the election of leftist political parties such as Syriza. It is perhaps here that one could critique Douzinas, as indeed Badiou (2013) has in a recent issue of Radical Philosophy , by pointing out that it is a mistake to assume the novelty of the current situation and imagine that protest will...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
... PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 celebrity journalists political communications political interviews When UK broadcast journalist and BBC Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman interviewed Charles Kennedy on the event of Kennedy's election as leader of political party the Liberal Democrats, there unfolded a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Indonesia media change digital technologies communicative capitalism consumerism In the 2014 Indonesian presidential elections, popular music played an important role in the campaign of the victorious candidate, Djoko Widodo (Djokowi), revealing the new ways...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2006
... that has anything like comparable legitimacy ( Kymlicka 1999 ; Axtmann 2002 ). Transnational social movements and activist networks are growing in importance, and participation in national elections is in decline – no doubt linked, in part, to perceived effects of globalization – but decision making...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the alt-right, and the attention it has received in the mainstream mass media, prior to Trump’s election, was due partly to its combination of crude humor and youthfulness, and because of its image-based culture of online meme production in forums like 4Chan and 8Chan ( Nagle 2017 : 13). Traditional...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... has evolved into a globally encompassing cipher for that singular wisdom shared by those elected as reverse elite by the chance forces of war, unified by their sudden victimization and impoverishment. Figure 1   Lida Abdul, White House , 2005. Video stills from 16 mm film on DVD, 4:58 min. © Lida...