Westworld focuses on things like future amenities and AI consciousness. But it uses these things to show how people exploit others materially for their own benefit, meaning it's really about class.
Liberals oppose Sanders' worldview regarding racism. However, they lack an alternative worldview to fill in the void left if his explanation is wrong. Because of this, they lapse into right-wing conceptions of racism. I use a thread from twitter pundit David Atkins to make this point.
Christian Patterson 2018-12-24 Underground Mall Merry Christmas! The U.S. is a one-party state. There are two major parties, and both of them represent the capitalist class. They just have different views (except not that different) about how to manage the capitalist class (because government is the management department of an economy), and non-economic social issues. Historically, … Continue reading The U.S. as a one-party state, and the class-character of governments
Christian Patterson 2018-11-15 Underground Mall One criticism I've heard against Marxism from anarchists is that society is too complex to be able to reduce it to a proletariat / bourgeoisie dichotomy. I don't know if this is a common anarchist perspective, or just unique to some specific people. But, in some ways, they're right that … Continue reading contrasting classes as social categories with Class as a historical force