Month: March 2024

Wonka, our capitalist imaginary

The recent movie, Wonka (2023), tells us the origin story of Willie Wonka, the owner of the chocolate factory from Roald Dahl’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Since it is a movie for children, it also showcases, with straightforward clarity, some of our taken-for-granted assumptions about work, slavery and sales, i.e. our capitalistic imaginary. […]