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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 2: Sue Coe, US Military Successfully Bombs a Mental Hospital in Grenada, 1984 , Oil on paper, 44 × 37.5”, Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Courtesy of the artist. Plate 2:. Sue Coe, US Military Successfully Bombs a Mental Hospital in Grenada, 1984, Oil on paper, 44 More
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 3: Haiti , 1959 (for Aristide, Stan Goff, and my father), “The US military mission in Haiti, to train the troops of noted dictator Francois Duvalier, used its air, sea and ground power to smash an attempt to overthrow Duvalier by a small group of Haitians aided by some Cubans and other More
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 4: Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant, Sudan , August 20, 1998, “US Military Strike on a Chemical Weapons Plant.” The US government inaccurately thought the pharmaceutical plant was producing chemical weapons for Osama bin Laden. “The El-Shifa pharmaceutical plant had raised Sudanese medicinal More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Hables Gray; Ángel J. Gordo There are important differences in how information technology is used in military and social-movement cultures. Militaries use social media in the Human Terrain model and security-police mode for quantifying and controlling social space, in order to meet low...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... these earlier projects were short-lived and the targets of considerable criticism, not least because of their connections with military and corporate clients, in the twenty-first century the legacies of CAVS and A&T have been unproblematically reclaimed. Contemporary art and tech projects, we argue...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ryan Bishop Remote sensing using nanosensors continue a long trajectory of multisensory teletechnologies devised by the military for surveillance and weapons verification at a distance. These remote-sensing systems form the basis of current military and corporate plans to monitor all elements of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 376–383.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler Taking issue with many official accounts, the essay traces the origins of the German autobahn back to the Battle of Verdun (1916). The military necessity to organize rigidly enforced, intersection-free two-way traffic becomes the model for the construction of the autobahn. Kittler...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Plate 2: Sue Coe, US Military Successfully Bombs a Mental Hospital in Grenada, 1984 , Oil on paper, 44 × 37.5”, Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Courtesy of the artist. Plate 2:. Sue Coe, US Military Successfully Bombs a Mental Hospital in Grenada, 1984, Oil on paper, 44...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... logic of maximum efficiency internalized by the film's protagonist. As such the film questions the libertarian rhetoric of the open road and instead proposes that American fictions of free mobility mask the fact of containment by military-industrial imperatives. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 road...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... vertical escape from the surface of the planet a matter worthy of serious consideration among engineers, planners, military strategists, and countercultural futurologists. The shift in the conception of utopia, from the lateral displacements typical of its classical formations to the vertical modes of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
...-ranging as those of military technology, aesthetics, philosophy, science, and psychology. These discourses tell the same story from different angles. The horizon has either already disappeared into the absolute distance or a spectral remnant of it remains as the target for an action that would reduce it...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 329–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... factory, part and parcel of the military-industrial complex, or a mere puppet of corporate control. The centrality of corporate, neoliberal logics, ideologies of managerialism and excellence, and the universalization of individualist policies over and above public purposes all seem to indicate that the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... alongside each other as intertwined technologies of confession that seek to parse “good, truthful” desirable bodies from “bad, deceptive” bodies threatening to contaminate the body politic. I argue that penal institutions, military practices, legal frameworks, and medical testing braid together through...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Joy Garnett New York artist Joy Garnett outlines her methods as a painter who works from sampled or found images. She discusses her relationship to her sources, which have included science photographs, declassified military and news media imagery. She describes the challenges she has encountered...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of postcolonial critiques, which makes the presence of independent anthropologists possible but problematic amid projects of interventionist aid, rescue and military action. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 My main concern in this essay is with the identity of the anthropologist and the standing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the public marking of the thirtieth anniversary of the military coup. Drawing on the sociolegal perspective of Robert Cover, we consider these sites as engaging questions of memory, temporality, and membership that are both normative and, potentially, world-making in his sense. It is argued that the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Neal Curtis This article explores the relationship between mimesis and fantasy. Taking as its starting point James DerDerian's claims regarding the changing face of the military-industrial complex and its increasing use of the entertainment and cultural industries, the article argues that this move...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
... entire positivistic theory of the black box was established. A deeper historical investigation reveals that the theory of the black box emerged from military practices originating in World War Two. An analysis of the black box that also focuses on political and cultural contexts will show tensions...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... latent connection between modernist concerns regarding shape, form, and materials and military construction. Recent interest in bunkers is linked, it is argued, to the ongoing reappraisal of postwar modernist art and architecture and its relationship not only to the violence of World War Two but to the...