83 Election 2012Up one level
This issue of Bad Subjects discusses the politics, media, and meaning of the 2012 election season.
- Introduction: Politics, Media, and Meaning
Tamara Watkins and Mike Mosher
This issue discusses the politics, media, and meaning of the 2012 election season.
- No Touching
Money and technology have transformed how political campaigns are run.
- As the Rerun Airs: Is the United States Finally Ready for Social Democracy?
Gregory G. Jackson
As the 2012 election draws closer, the electorate must face questions about war debt, health care, education equality, and other topics.
- Freedom of Information Under Obama
The federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has been the primary vehicle for forcing federal agencies to disclose information, the most important right of access to government information. Yet FOIA has clearly been something of a disappointment under President Obama.
- The Presidential Election Season: the Future Envisioned
Neoliberalism makes the 2012 election an election unconcerned with the brief we should be making. It cannot therefore be consequential as a beginning toward a corrective future.
- Towards More Perfect Unions: Michigan Labor and the 2012 Election
Not only the US Presidency, but state ballot initiatives have consequences for labor.
- Why Chelsea Handler Matters
Although Handler is not the only comedienne who openly discusses the fact that she has had an abortion, she is currently the comedienne with the largest cultural presence to do so. Handler's refusal to conform to cultural pressure and be ashamed of her past actions makes her a contemporary pop culture feminist heroine and role model.
- Middleland: Some Drawings and Photographs
We look to the convenience of a homeland, likely an idealized notion, for refuge.
- Middleland (contd.)
- Mitt Eats
Chad M. White
Artist Chad M. White seemingly asks, if capital is dead labor, then what's pro-life snacking on the campaign trail?
- Romney's Mark of Cain, I Mean Bain
- #83 Graphics