No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America

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Index
Page numbers in italic type indicate photographs.
Abbeys of Misrule, 84
ABC, 25
Absurdity, 29, 35–36, 46
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, 66
Accountability, 18, 31, 77
Acting, 139–40
Activism. See Political activism; Satirical/ironic activism
ACT UP, 45
Adams, Samuel, 96
Adorno, Theodor, 44, 168, 236n21
Advertising, 111
Affinity groups, 230n58
AFL-CIO, 88
Agence France-Presse, 179
Agency, 15, 39, 198, 218n96, 240n135
Agit-Pop Communications, 26, 45, 51, 192
Air America radio, 127
Alinsky, Saul, 82
Altman, Robert, 74
America Coming Together, 127
American Action Network, 26
American Revolution, 96
Anderson, Benedict, 189
Anthropology. See Ethnography
Antiausterity protests, 14, 193 hs.
Antiritual, 82–83, 106
April Fool’s Day press conferences, 83, 86–87
Arab Spring, 193
Ariely, Dan, 60
Aristocracy, original American opposition to, 73
Aristophanes, 6
Aristotle, 31
Armey, Dick, 96–102, 104, 106
Art and Revolution Collective, 226n47
Associated Press, 100
Attardo, Salvatore, 32
Atton, Chris, 167
Austerity programs, 14, 193
Avedon, Richard, 15, 16, 49, 112, 163
Bagdikian, Ben, 170
Bailouts. See Financial bailouts
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 30
Bank for International Settlements, 78
Barotse, 81, 106
Barrali, Kristin, 97–98, 100, 106–7
Bartels, Larry, 4, 60
Bates, Melody (pseudonym: Ivy League Legacy), 58, 139, 164, 197, 198
Beautiful Trouble (book), 38, 192

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Figures vii
  • Introduction - The Comedy of Wealth? 1
  • 1- Irony, Humor, Spectacle 23
  • 2 - "Times Are Good!" a New Gilded Age 55
  • 3- Pre-Billionaires - Experiments in Satirical Activism, 1990s 81
  • 4- Branded - Billionaires for Bush (and More) 109
  • 5 - Humor’s Workshop, Humor’s Witnesses 135
  • 6 - Media Players 163
  • 7 - After Satire? 187
  • Reference Matter 205
  • Acknowledgments 207
  • Appendix 209
  • Notes 211
  • Works Cited 245
  • Index 267
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