A Putrid Culture—and a Whole Different Way We Could Think, Feel, and Be

February 23, 2015 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us


As we go to press, it is not clear who will win the Best Picture award at the Oscars. But the fact that it is even possible that American Sniper—a film celebrating an unapologetic genocidal murderer who sneers at his victims as “savages”—will win speaks volumes about the values celebrated by this culture. And the fact that at the very same time the top-grossing film in the U.S. is an unapologetic promotion and romanticization of the domination, beating, and degrading of women adds an entire oppressive dimension.

This is not something we have to put up with. Watch what Bob Avakian says (see video at right) about a vision of a whole different revolutionary culture.

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