Woke up in a Neoliberalism Utopia

By Zachary Alexander on

A couple of weeks ago, this blog talked about how the movie Riddick represented a Neoliberalism version of Utopia. It was populated primarily by two groups of people (i.e. mercs and soldiers) and everyone else was seen as roadkill. This morning Americans feel this way about the country they love when they look at the …

Riddick versus Post-Globalism

By Zachary Alexander on

In 1940, George Orwell wrote “all art is propaganda.” And explained that he meant every artistic work has an implied message. This message becomes propaganda when it is in the service of an ideology like Neoliberalism. You can see this notion of propaganda as art in this weekend’s blockbuster movie called “Riddick.” Spoiler alert: it …