Magazine August 27, 2018, Issue

L’art pour l’état

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The young lefties who moan about capitalism hold two ideas in their heads — and there’s a lot of room above the neck, it seems.

White people are stupid and racist and oppressive.

Also, tiny Scandinavian countries with homogeneous populations as pale as a carload of chalk are the model for our future.

Why? Socialism! It’s a keen new idea all the kids are talking about.

Name something, and socialism does it better. The latest sug­gestion for our bright egalitarian future, which will be totally awesome and not have any guillotines at all: free movie passes.

Perhaps you’ve heard of MoviePass, one of those things

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