Tag: Populism Rising

On Queer Amnesia

Elijah Edelman , August 4th, 2017


The AQA exists as a dedicated home for queer anthropology within the larger discipline. Nonetheless, in these pages, on the AN website, and in their own work, AQA…


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Whose Populism? Which Democracy?

Alexandra Frankel , May 18th, 2017


“Populism” conflates widely disparate political projects under one conceptual category. The term demands closer anthropological analysis. “The new enemy.” In a recent column in El País, the Peruvian…


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When White Nationalism Became Popular

Alexandra Frankel , May 18th, 2017


What rising white nationalism says about race in the 21st century US. On November 12th, 2016 TheDailyStormer.com, a neo-Nazi website with a monthly viewership over two million, lead…


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Of Populists and Mutants

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


Venezuela’s public murals depict ongoing relations between “the people” and Chávez. In the days following Donald Trump’s inauguration, a number of Latin American commentators rushed to establish para…


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Advertising Populism in Hungary

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


In 2015 the government used billboards to promote its anti-immigration stance. A satirical opposition hit back.  Visitors to Hungary in in the spring of 2015 were likely to…


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Research in Pain

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


“Research in Pain” 1/4 “Research in Pain” 2/4 “Research in Pain” 3/4 “Research in Pain” 4/4 Sally Campbell Galman is an artist, associate professor of c…


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“Grab’Em by the Patriarchy”

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


An emergent feminized/queered resistance could unsettle the masculinist politics of today’s populist leaders.  In an age marked by the global ascendency of right-wing populist politicians, from Donald…


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All Populisms Are Not Created Equal

Alexandra Frankel , May 8th, 2017


Venezuelans chose between two competing populist projects with starkly different visions of inequality and privilege. Hugo Chávez is back. A seemingly endless stream of commentators insists that the…


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