Ghibli Movies: A Semi-Economic Analysis

By Bharati J Krishnan, Chief Editor It's easy to take for granted the remedial effects of Studio Ghibli movies. However, Ghibli productions don't just make wholesome, feel-good movies meant to therapize; their movies deal with many societal and economic themes that are present without hijacking the entire plot of the movie. They appear in a [...]

TOTW: Commodity Fetishism

The process of production in our society is usually quite complicated. When we go to the local store to buy a book, or order one online, we participate in a long chain of activities involving multiple people, from farmers and traders to factory workers and retailers. All of these social relations between different people are [...]