77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents

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77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents: Symbolic Death, Social Death & Bone-Rotting Death
The Editors' introduction to this morbid issue.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents The Legacy of George W. Bush: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Monti Narayan Datta

Even before he became president, George W. Bush and his neoconservative vanguard espoused grand, unilateralist ambitions for American foreign policy.

77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Toppling Iran: a Precusor to Latin America
Devin Razavi-Shearer.
In order to look at the U.S.’s “great emphasis” and “support” for democracies around the world, one needs to examine the past; yet the past often remains shadowed in archives and libraries and is not known to the majority of society today.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Menaced by El Norte: Fighters Against US Imperialism
Instructive collages by Aaron Smith and Devin Razavi-Shearer, and posters by Armando Somoza.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Eulogizing "America": Bush, Reagan and State Terror
Brian Klocke
The cowboy image of Reagan and Bush gives comfort to white folks that cling to a romanticized patriarchal, racist and imperialist "American" past, when 'civilized' men 'protected' their women by keeping them domesticated and conquering 'savages' as they expanded the borders of the 'homeland'.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Ronald Ray-Guns
Cynthia Hoffman
I wasn't dispassionate about the man while he was alive and compos mentis. And quite frankly, I'm finding the insistence that I treat his memory with dignity almost as oppressive as the news media that's following its own dictum.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Resisting Reaganism: a 1980s Folio
Mike Mosher
An artist's folio of images of Reagan and the Reagan era.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Where's the Rest of Him?
J.C. Myers
The saccharine remembrances that filled the media in the wake of his passing have carefully airbrushed our picture of that time, leaving an image wholly compatible with Reagan's own shiny, shallow rhetoric.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Jock of the Seventies: US President Gerald Ford, 1912-2006
Mike Mosher
One Bad Subject's judgment of Ford's Presidency may be clouded by affection and sentimentality.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents Anti-Zionism is NOT Anti-Semitism: Reflections on Palestine and What I’ve Learned About Being an Editor, a Jew, and a Leftist.
Zack Furness
If we are willing to think critically about our identity as Jews and our relationship to Zionism, then we have the opportunity to both distance ourselves from the illegal occupation of Palestinian lands and to define our Jewish identities in ways that don’t require the use of AK-47s.
77: Dead Heads of State/Dead Presidents "Talking Heads": Deadly Ideas Depicted
Myrrh
National leaders observed as they sink deeper into the mire of their lies and war

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