Welcome to The Red Carpet Roundup! As ever, we're here to critique capitalist culture and to ask why it often reproduces the dominant ideology of the ruling class. This month, we've got pieces on Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland', Lance Oppenheim's 'Some Kind of Heaven', and Protest The Hero's 'Caravan'.
Until we all work together, not on symbolic inclusion, but on free treatments for HIV, on access to housing and food and education, on dismantling violent border regimes and on the decriminalisation of sex work and drug use, then we will be doing the work of racial capitalism.
Assata Shakur’s ongoing life and legacy of revolution-building and the sharp analysis in her writings should serve as lessons for those of us who wish to follow in her footsteps — to become revolutionaries capable of striking fear into the heart of empire, and hope into the hearts of the oppressed.
There is a far more communistic answer to the presented conundrum of Tenet, but it is one that Nolan could never consider. If we abolish the capitalist class, we create a liberatory future.
We call on the EC of the YCL to permanently expel the member found to have comitted an act of sexual harassment. If members are unable to achieve this, they should resign alongside those who have already left the organisation.
The sun is setting on the Amerikan empire. As a Biden/Harris presidency begins, we must remember: a break in the waves is not a turning tide.