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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the anaesthetizing effects of war propaganda and statistics, Ginsberg’s potentialism is also aimed at short-circuiting the mass media’s role in mechanizing language. I go on to discuss how Ginsberg develops his antiwar poetics in relation to three counterculture events: the march on the Pentagon in October 1967...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-century philosophy of technology scholarship. Two of Ellul’s books— The Technological Society (1954) and Propaganda (1962)—are recognized classics in the field. Even so, Ellul was not a scholar who could be readily assimilated into any established school of thought. Further, the dialectical subtlety...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... cathedral of Geneva. This speed ring is a perfect metaphor for the reality of a world too small for progress, running the risk of creating a black hole. SG: Like the myth of the Tower of Babel updated. By wanting everything, we get nothing. It's an industry of emptiness, like propaganda emptying...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 200–206.
Published: 01 July 2010
... moment when the goals of the American and Soviet propaganda machines coincided. “Song of Russia” is a series of oil paintings based on imagery borrowed from three Hollywood films about Russia that were produced between 1943 and 1944. These films, North Star and Song of Russia , both produced...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (as the dreams for which the New Left of the 1960s went in search appear as remote as ever). © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Marcuse aesthetics French poetry propaganda freedom In an essay on French literature under the German occupation of 1940–45, Herbert Marcuse writes, “Sensual love gives...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... pillage three Cherusci villages, Hermann’s secret propaganda raises the number to seven ( Kleist 2008 : 40). When Varus, obeying the old-fashioned distinction between military and police, orders the immediate execution of the Roman marauders, Hermann obtains clemency (52)—but only to then incite...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... by Degener Michael . London : Continuum . Virilio Paul . 2006 . Speed and Politics: An Essay on Dromology . Translated by Polizzotti Mark . Los Angeles : Semiotext(e) . Welch David . 2001 . Propaganda and the German Cinema 1933–1945 . London : Tauris . Williams...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to the convergence of the Internet, the web, and mobile social media. 2 The term sock puppets refers to invented online fake personas used for false-flag recruitments or for spreading propaganda and disinformation. 3 Lawrence Lessig put Code online for crowdsourced editing. The result, Code: 2.0...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and for Trump on Facebook, Twitter, Google, and various social network sites. While Facebook initially denied that its platform was used to spread anti-Clinton propaganda, in response to congressional inquiries and media reports, the company confessed that it had removed hundreds of fake accounts that attacked...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Brock David Rabin-Havt Ari Matters Media 2012 . The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine . New York : Anchor . Chomsky Noam . 2014 . “ Outrage .” Information Clearing House , August 3 , www.informationclearinghouse.info/article39311.htm...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
... C. 1988 . “ Antiwar Film as Spectacle: Contradictions in the Combat Sequence. ” Genre , 21 ( 4 ): 479 – 86 . Stam R. Miller T. (eds). 2000 . Film and Theory: An Anthology . Oxford : Blackwell . Talbot A. 2002 . “ Black Hawk Down: naked propaganda masquerading...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Ministry of Propaganda, the educational testing system, and the format of government documents. The introduction of the test paper reads: The Bell of the 21 st century is about to ring, and love in the 21 st century may well have its own unique form! On this rainy night, after pondering over...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in political or religious propaganda. “As with neoliberal forms of governmentality more generally,” Roquet writes, “reliance on atmosphere as a mechanism of indirect social control often allows for increased freedom and self-determination at the local level” (182). Indeed, in a world full of drama...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
...: Under Bush, a New Age of Prepackaged News” March 13, 2005). The fact that everyone does not succumb to propaganda or panic was already evident in the remark by Susan Sarandon quoted by Virilio to the effect that the people's emotions had been made hostage after the events of September 11, 2001 (p. 90...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the end of war as strategy, propaganda, and maneuver in time and space (Virilio calls this “deferred time”) and its replacement by a high-definition transmission of virtual war that is configured differently. The different configuration is produced primarily by the reduction of time and space to “nothing...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., the memory of Soviet propaganda and the 1990s cut-throat capitalism faded. This allowed philanthrocapitalist ideas to be articulated. The oligarch Aven believes that the private sector will be supplanting the state and that private money will increasingly finance social infrastructure, covering everything...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... are earlier). News media imagery is so often mere smokescreen, the production of bad-faith illusion, that it has contributed to an erosion of belief in the reference value of all images. Not only can documents not show us what is , they actively constitute a realm of managed deception. This propaganda...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
...: From Theory to Practice .” In Postmodernism in a Global Perspective , edited by Dasgupta Samir Kivisto Peter , 3 – 29 . London : Sage Books . Kellner Douglas . 2016 . “ ‘The Big Lie’: How Trump Uses Classic Authoritarian Propaganda Techniques .” Truthout , September 3...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... citizenship, has its own momentum and seeks to “normalize” itself through sanitized images of war and a culture of terror. Yet the empire’s structural inclination toward war is not merely a matter of propaganda to preempt public opinion. Other contingencies – greed, hubris, mania, bureaucracy, ideology...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... depiction of rotting soldier-corpses, made it impossible to ever again return to a serious consideration of the aesthetic and romantic valorization of war, as had been imagined by painters and sculptors for millennia before the notion of propaganda was conceived. We know how the reality principle...