[Marxism] Yelow Kid

shacht at aol.com shacht at aol.com
Tue Jan 7 23:02:14 MST 2014


This comic strip referenced by Louis began with a clearly critical attitude towards late 19th century American capitalism. There has always been a trend toward populist critique in popular culture in the U.S. If only because it sells - which should tell us something about the U.S. For that matter, didn't Al Capp's work originally begin in that vein? And even Orphan Annie ("Daddy" Warbucks...).



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