Culture Wars/Current Controversies

Who is Winning the Culture War?

This is an interesting discussion of the culture wars from a serious left/Marxist perspective.  My viewpoint is that the cultural left has been the hands-down winner on most cultural issues (outside of certain narrow geographical, subcultural, institutional, or socioeconomic sectors). But the economic right has been the hands-down winner on class issues.  In the 1950s, the dominant paradigm was economic liberalism and social conservatism. The New Left and New Right revolutions that have taken place over the past half-century have now totally reversed that paradigm, where the norm is now economic conservatism and cultural liberalism. Of course, both are still subordinated with the wider imperialist meta-structure and the attendant police/carceral state.

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