Monthly Archives: December 2015

Humourless Marxist Reviews: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Originally posted on Worker's Spatula:
In collaboration with the comrades at Jacobin, who recently published a piece shattering the widespread misconception that the Star Wars trilogy is a progressive work elucidating the tenants of the Maoist concept of “People’s…

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What Droids Teach Us About Politics

Here’s a question that I think is key to understanding Star Wars: Why does C-3PO get dismantled and reassembled on two separate and unrelated occasions? In The Empire Strikes Back, he stumbles upon Vader and Boba Fett’s plot to sabotage … Continue reading

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