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By Theodor W. Adorno, Gerhard Richter, Der Spiegel

During this seminal 1969 interview with the German weekly information journal Der Spiegel, Adorno explains, in additional lucid and conversational phrases than is attribute of his formal writings, his conceptualization of the political relevance that his theoretical paintings can have. For Adorno, the political influence of his paintings isn't really to be measured through the level to which it permits unmediated social praxis yet really via the level to which it results a wide switch in awareness. the following, the oppositional pair of suggestion and motion itself is suspended. The textual content belongs within the normal orbit of comparable meditations that Adorno dedicated to this topic within the past due Nineteen Sixties, similar to his texts “Resignation” and “Marginalia on idea and Praxis.” certainly, there's no sentence in Adorno's mature paintings that's not touched through the political implications of the options that he expresses during this interview. it's the following translated, edited, and awarded with an creation through Gerhard Richter.

Monatshefte, Vol. ninety four, No. 1, Rereading Adorno (Spring, 2002), pp. 10-23

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The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also serves as the vice chair of the DAB, allowing for some coordination between the DAB and the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (see subsequent paragraphs). The DAB’s official function is to advise the USD (AT&L) on key acquisition decisions and to consult on general acquisition The Current American Defense Acquisition Process policy. Its membership consists of the undersecretary of defense, comptroller; undersecretary of defense for policy; undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness; undersecretary of defense for intelligence; assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration/DoD chief information officer; director, Operational Test and Evaluation; chairman, Program Analysis and Evaluation; the secretaries of the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force; and the director, Acquisition Resources and Analysis.

Navy and the Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex, 1847–1883. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001, chap. 1. 13. Paul A. C. Koistinen, Mobilizing for Modern War: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1865–1919. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997, 54–55. 14. , 78–79. 15. For a history of the War Industries Board, see Robert Cuff, The War Industries Board. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973. 16. , 22–23. 17. Ann Markusen, Peter Hall, Scott Campbell, and Sabina Deitrick, Rise of the Gunbelt: The Military Remapping of Industrial America.

4. 25. The secrecy surrounding the Bell P-59, America’s first jet-powered fighter, was so tight that when the plane emerged from its hanger, it was fitted with a dummy propeller. ” 26. Institute for National Strategic Studies, McNair Paper Number 50, chap. html. 27. Office of Emergency Management, Office of Production Management Duties and Functions. Washington, DC: Office of Emergency Management, 1941, 1. 28. The reorganization is the focus of Demetrios Caraley, The Politics of Military Unification: A Study of Conflict and the Policy Process.

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