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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ross In China, the legacy of Mao Zedong is selectively remembered; the “late Mao,” in particular is officially considered to have made a “mistake” in launching the Cultural Revolution. In the West, we remember the romantic impact of Mao’s ideas on the Cold War left and on the generation of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... reason is defined by its vassalage, apostolate, and mediality in relation to a commanding and disinhibiting reality. Its forerunners are champions of “good crime” such as Marquis de Sade and the young Hegelians; its exemplary twentieth-century cases are Lenin and Mao. Alain Badiou is right to note that...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 207–231.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to rethink post-Mao China, among other places, can be understood as a historical transformation of the Aristotelian notion of man as a political animal. So what we have, within the academy and larger intellectual political culture as well as the “real world” of geopolitics, is a persistent and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 253–256.
Published: 01 July 2008
... as “transferable truths” about their own lives (p. 41). She finds contested notions of national and personal value in heated debates over which protagonist was best qualified to represent the post-Mao nation. These competing narratives were alike, however, in fostering a particular art of longing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Zizek, and Samir Amin (these last two mentioned only briefly), as well as the Holy Trinity of Marx–Lenin–Mao “in a mode of inquiry that should not be parochially defined.” The main task Hutnyk sets out to fulfil is “to ask if the theoreticians that cultural studies draws upon, as well as those in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and Negri’s Empire, mass media imagery and electronic or “e-democracy.” Hence, in the first contribution of this collection, “Mao Zedong’s Impact on Cultural Politics in the West,” Andrew Ross argues that whereas the heritage of Maoism is selectively recalled in China, in the West there remains...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
... dimension of the concept of development and is different from that of Mao's time; rather, it originated from material development and capital accumulation in the context of globalization (not the international communist movement), so it is not limited to the confrontation of ideas and positions. With the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Revolution. The concept of model work as an effective medium for revolutionary propaganda was first put forth by Jiang Qing (Madame Mao) in 1966. By the end of the Cultural Revolution there were about a score of model works, including Peking operas, ballets, and symphonic suites. Red Guards (hong wei bing...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... billboards ( Spillius 2010 : 12); a month later, a billboard in Missouri juxtaposed Obama with Hitler and Mao Zedong ( Wing 2010 ); billionaire Stephen Schwartzman equated Obama’s proposal to close a tax loophole to the Nazi invasion of Poland ( Krugman 2010 : 9); Stephen Broden, the 2010 Republican...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., California. I still have my copy of Mao’s “Little Red Book,” given to me at the local film co-op by some creepy, stringy man who distributed them like candy to all the young girls. As a painter, graphic designer and all-around purveyor of agitprop, I know full well that the best way to connect with a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the crisis with suggestions about where the world might go from here. There are, of course, historical models that can educate us about our contemporary predicament, and Badiou (2012b) provides examples of these in his discussions of the Paris Commune and Mao’s Cultural Revolution, but we cannot...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2013
... “The Absent Cause,” “Lack and Destruction,” and “One Divides into Two,” the book focuses on Badiou's earliest works and their mixture of themes from Louis Althusser, Lacan, and Mao Tse-tung. It is in these chapters that Bosteels lays out the nature of Badiou's vision of dialectics. Then Bosteels shifts...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Nasser in Egypt, Nikita Khrushchev in the Soviet Union, Mao Tse-tung in China, Chiang Kai-shek in Taiwan, and Fidel Castro in Cuba—all of these men championed to lead their nations during peacetime on the basis of their wartime achievements. There is another, more pressing reason to review the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... greatest famine in human history, the result of Mao’s Great Leap Forward in the late 1950s. The question that emerges from this historical episode in which approximately 40 million people starved to death is how China evolved its contemporary taste for excess. Responding to this question we can only follow...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... soul” ( Pynchon 1987 : 219). Without a maternal there can be no tellurian home of warriors, whose strategy is symbolized not by Mao’s fish navigating the waters but by the giant Antaeus grounded in his mother Earth. The finale of the Battle of Hermann makes everything clear. Varus is not defeated...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... they were were now known) were able to navigate the waters of partisan warfare with all the alacrity of Mao Tse-tung's fish because they had adapted their lifeworld to satellite cities and highway systems. They invariably drove high-speed BMWs to make full use of passing lanes, and they rented...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... on in this article. See cahiers.kingston. ac.uk. [These interviews were subsequently published in—edited—translations in Hallward and Peden 2012 , and these translations will be used here when appropriate.—Trans.] 9 As Frédéric Chateigner (2010) reminds us in “D’Althusser à Mao.” 10...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... death of credibility of the “orthodox” Marxism of Stalin and Mao. This obsession with a certain vision of victory and success effectively ignored a rich history of “unorthodox” Marxism in Western Europe (Jacoby 1981) . This emptied the left of its radicalism, leaving a politically anodyne liberal...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the Cold War in a specific geopolitical sphere, Southeast Asia. The basic facts support this view. Mao Tse-Tung proclaimed the People’s Republic of China in 1949. On January 16, 1950, China recognized Ho Chi Minh’s Viet Minh as the legitimate government of Indochina. On January 30, the Soviet Union...