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Welcome to the Rebellion

Welcome to the Rebellion

In the first book to present Star Wars as a mirror for contemporary politics, Michael Harris reveals Star Wars' new Left roots.

Welcome to the Rebellion

In the first book to present Star Wars as a mirror for contemporary politics, Michael Harris reveals Star Wars' new Left roots.

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Jun 26, 2020
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History & criticism, Political advocacy, Radicalism

Synopsis

What does it mean that our most popular modern myth is a radical left story about fighting corporate authoritarianism? From its roots in the 1960s new left, Star Wars still speaks to millions of people today. By design, the saga mirrors our own time and politics. A real empire of corporate domination has arisen within weakened and corrupted republics. Now it threatens our existence on a planetary scale.

But, the popularity of Star Wars also suggests that if we tell the right stories, we can Welcome to the Rebellion many more people to fight for a better world...

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