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Not the Droid You’re Looking For: Subtler Political Points from The Last Jedi
The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson’s recent continuation of the Star Wars saga, has generated many new takes. Yet most focus on debates about aesthetics, storytelling, cinematography, fandom politics, and concerns with fantasy physics rather than the social and political commentary of the movie. Perhaps it’s because the main political messages of this installment were so…
Star Wars, Capitalism and “Benign Dictatorship”
In what seems to be becoming an annual tradition, neoconservative grey eminence Bill Kristol tweeted in December 18, “When I first saw Star Wars in 1977, I was inclined to root for the empire. 25 years later, @JVLast proved me right.” Kristol authored a similar series of tweets in October of last year, and praised…
How Star Wars Should Have Ended: Reflections on Taste, The Expanded Universe & Radical Politics
The most potent and successful component of Star Wars was the taste of reality that suffused its fantastical nature.
Free Markets & Capitalism?
Markets Not Capitalism
Organization Theory
Conscience of an Anarchist