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Red Army soldiers use a time machine to visit modern America
During the Cold War, it was commonly believed that once the threat of communism was defeated, we would enter utopian society. One where entrepreneurship and autonomy were valued above all else. There would be limitless innovation as humanity surpassed accomplishments left and right. It was going to be great.
But… communism has been dead for ~30 years now.
Capitalist society has decayed, rotted, become a bastardized version of itself. Wealth inequality is out of control, poverty is swallowing communities whole, and climate change is threatening all life on this planet.
It doesn’t feel like we won the Cold War.
It doesn’t feel like we won anything.
It feels like we’ve all been fucked.
And maybe that’s because we have been.