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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 1   When China took its first post-1949 census in 1953, its population was 582 million, of which more than 85 percent were peasant farmers. Sixty years later, its population has grown to over 1.3 billion, with approximately 50 percent, the majority of which are peasant framers, residing in More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 3 Baotou, China, 2014: a rare-earth refinery with centrifuges concentrates rare-earth ore into industrial application before it is force dried into powder form. China produces 76 percent of the world’s rare-earth magnets. Figure 3. Baotou, China, 2014: a rare-earth refinery with More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 1 Bayan Obo, China, December 21, 2010: inside the highly restricted Bayan Obo rare earth mine. The treasure mountain deposit is the world’s largest and, as of 2005, is responsible for 45 percent of global rare earth metal production. Photographer Toby Smith gained access in 2010 by waiting More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Home Companion (2004). He was onto something. One must ponder hard a nation where the vast majority attests to the existence of a devil and individuated angels; 45 percent of residents claim aliens have visited Earth; three times more people think there are ghosts than was the case a quarter of a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Figure 1   When China took its first post-1949 census in 1953, its population was 582 million, of which more than 85 percent were peasant farmers. Sixty years later, its population has grown to over 1.3 billion, with approximately 50 percent, the majority of which are peasant framers, residing in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Figure 3 Baotou, China, 2014: a rare-earth refinery with centrifuges concentrates rare-earth ore into industrial application before it is force dried into powder form. China produces 76 percent of the world’s rare-earth magnets. Figure 3. Baotou, China, 2014: a rare-earth refinery with...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... professional/managerial/administrative) readers make up 77 percent of the 2017 print and online audience for the Independent , 79 percent for Daily Telegraph , and 84 percent for Times . Moreover — as per the article’s focus — the titles attract a predominantly professional middle- class readership. Higher...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... dropped on May 24, The Globe and Mail published a front-page report headlined “Poll Finds Voters Jaded and Volatile” ( Fagan 2004 , May 21). In this precampaign survey of 2,000 Canadians, 61 percent believed the governing Liberal Party was corrupt, 36 percent said the Liberals deserve to be reelected...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to John Kay (2016) , currently some 97 percent of “money” in the UK economy is just circulating around the financial sector. Only 3 percent is either fiat (paper) money or capital lent to firms and individuals operating in the material economy. In effect, processes and institutions associated...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 150–155.
Published: 01 July 2017
... well known to torturers is that many, even most victims of physical torture eventually come to say whatever the torturer wants to hear, fabricating false information, to put a stop to the torture. During the Korean War, 70 percent of the 7,190 US prisoners of war had cooperated with the North Koreans...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 November 2015
... as 52 percent more toxic than the oil itself ( Rico-Martínez, Snell, and Shearer 2013 ); it also allowed them to be more easily dispersed. According to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for Corexit 9500, produced by the chemical manufacturer Nalco, no toxicity studies were conducted prior to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... neoliberal capitalism ( Streeck 2016) . Any number of measures generates similar conclusions. Oxfam’s reports from 2010 demonstrate alarming concentrations of wealth ( Oxfam 2010, 2016 ). Whereas in 2010 the wealthiest 1 percent of the global population possessed 44 percent of global wealth, by 2015...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of statistics for voting revealed that 53 percent of white women who voted, voted for Trump, despite his blatant misogyny and self-proclaimed record of sexual predation. In stark contrast, 94 percent of black women voters voted for Clinton ( WITW Staff 2016 ). Ingrained white privilege and racism...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... uses been found for it. It was used for dental fillings, and now its noncorrosiveness and electrical conductibility make it useful in precision electronic instruments and space equipment. Today 12 percent of the gold produced is used in electronics, medicine, and dentistry; 10 percent is kept as backup...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., increasingly, find themselves outside a system that no longer pretends to be interested either in the integrity of the nation-state or in the well-being of any but the few — the “1 percent,” to use the term popularized by the Occupy movement in 2011. Related to this collapse of faith in the neoliberal...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 250–258.
Published: 01 July 2017
... at times with the ceiling-mounted microphone in the rear, rendering portions of the delivery inaudible. The surveys the attorney presented from his front-seat perch were surprising, at times even shocking in their revelations. Who would have known that 87.4 percent of the motoring public...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... documented that the proportion of teenagers who have given or received oral sex was slightly higher than the proportion who have had intercourse, the survey found, with 55 percent of the boys and 54 percent of the girls having given or received oral sex; whilst 49 percent of the boys and 53 percent of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... fuel commitment to the redistribution of economic resources ( Chomsky 2012; Piketty 2014; Dorling 2014; Sayer 2015) . However, it also invigorates the reproduction of structural inequalities, through the defensive measures of the 1 percent, and the aspirational strategies of those wishing to join it...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... invasion of Manchuria in 1932. Koolhaas and Han Ulrich Obrist in Project Japan ( 2011: 28 ) include a map showing the percentage of the built area of Japanese cities destroyed in Allied bombing by 1945. The figures speak for themselves: Fukuyama, 80.9 percent; Tokushima, 85.2 percent; Kuwana, 75 percent...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... who represented 7 percent of the total population 52 percent of the land; and that in 1936 there were 348,000 Jews and 978,000 Arabs. He can give the impression that when the Israelis stripped the trees off Abu Ghnaim outside Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem, they were destroying the primary or primordial...