The new Joker film reimagines the classic villain as the victim of a system that abandons the mentally ill and leaves people to languish in a manufactured poverty.
Events in Paris demonstrate that capitalism is undermining its own past achievements and those of previous societies.
A recent Netflix show, produced by Russian state television, is a scandalous misrepresentation of Trotsky’s life and the October Revolution.
The growing search for ways to individually “opt out” of capitalist society is an indication of the historic impasse of this system.
Communist director and rapper Boots Riley promotes socialist revolution with his new movie “Sorry To Bother You.”
Not only has capitalism ceased to move society forward, but it is also threatening the human cultural heritage of past generations.
Marvel’s latest blockbuster demonstrates how the growing concentration of intellectual property in fewer hands is affecting art and entertainment.
The future of art is linked inextricably to the future of humanity as a whole and the political struggle against capitalism must necessarily find an expression in art.
Since the turn of the century, the US has experienced its worst drug epidemic ever.
Jonathan Jones’ spittle-flecked tirade against a Russian art exhibition is distinguished by a hysteria that borders on the comical.
English has more words than any other European language. This is the result of its peculiar historical evolution.
The age of Shakespeare was also the age of Machiavelli—the Italian philosopher who first explained that the conquest and maintenance of political power has nothing to do with morality.