Derision and ridicule have been key ingredients in the opposition to Donald Trump. If Americans can save the NEA and NEH, we need to evolve and employ different strategies, says Kevin Doyle, in this critical chronicle.
Despite only holding a small minority in Australian politics, Hanson's controversial political stunts lead her to media spotlight, exposing herself not only to major public rebuke but also gaining support from xenophobic, nationalistic individuals.
Sports stars have an actual influence on the public sphere. They should dare to step up and raise their voices more often. Basketball player LeBron James' shows the way by criticizing Trump and supporting Black Lives Matter.
Donald Trump knows very well that mediated visibility can be used as a political instrument and weapon. So instead of trying to control this mediated visibility, he uses mediated controversy as his strategy.
In this second article on Trump's message, Ico Maly analyzes Donald Trump's "bragging-message machine". Winning elections is not about how well informed or intelligent a candidate is, it’s about ‘Message’.