Now that Endgame has been released, we invited Jacob T. Levy to discuss the series as a whole. We talk about how it is possible to analyze the movies through a political lens, but it is important to remember that the message of many of these movies is metaphorical.
Is Tony Stark a war monger? What does the Avengers series say about coercion and the abuse of power? What does society look like under the conditions of radical human ability? How should society function with extreme inequalities? Do super hero movies typically have a clean energy story? How do super heroes relate to liability insurance?
Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame, written by Kurt Loder
Review: What “Avengers: Endgame” Could Have Been, written by Richard Brody
The Politics of “Avengers: Endgame”: Thanos, Iron Man, and the Malthusian extreme, written by Matthew Rozsa
10 Tips to Facilitate Collective Action from Elinor and Vincent Ostrom, written by Jayme Lemke
Anarchism Versus Limited Government Abolitionism, written by George H. Smith
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