Post Tagged with: "Trump"

Which T.V. Show or Movie Does This World Most Resemble?

Which T.V. Show or Movie Does This World Most Resemble?

Some elements of the story lines of known television shows and movies resonate well with the current global political climate.

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

As the exceptional American follows its path intuitively without any need to draw on agreed upon facts, guns can be drawn upon alternative facts driven by intuitive knowledge.

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Post-Truth, Complicity and International Politics

Apparently, we live in ‘post-truth’ times. But is this anything new? Is it more than a passing meme? And what might it mean for students and scholars of International Relations?

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.

The War of the Words: Trump and the Left

The War of the Words: Trump and the Left

Institutions keeps the country intact and in balance over the long term. Arguments over the details of policy matter less, for we regularly change our minds on policy.

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Resistant political performance must be reconsidered given populist post-truth politics. The relevance of shared truths and authenticity of others is now questioned.

Protecting Europe: We Really Mean it

Protecting Europe: We Really Mean it

Once a year or so, the US will complain about how little our allies do. Don’t worry. It is just ritualistic behavior expected of the incumbent and carries no weight back here.

Finding an Alternative World Order

Finding an Alternative World Order

Serious change in the global security order can come about only when the United States actually does less international intervening. Then, others will do more – if slowly at first.

The Prince, the Pope and a Populist Moment

The Prince, the Pope and a Populist Moment

Whilst populist movements have shown to be able to exploit sacral tradition, regal and religious institutions can equally employ resources to oppose populist agendas

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

In the age of Trump and a rising tide of intolerance globally, a universalist outlook that critiques all forms of repression is an important theoretical perspective to adopt.

Making Sense of Trump’s Travel Ban

Making Sense of Trump’s Travel Ban

Terrorism terrorizes. The public’s desire for protection will provoke a political response. The ban is a message to friends and family of terrorists.

Totalitarianism Is Back – Time to Awake!

Totalitarianism Is Back – Time to Awake!

Arendt’s analysis of totalitarianism matches Trump’s politics. Being alert means not to retreat in the hopes and naivety that it won’t be as bad as it looks.

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