The Politics of the Hunger Games

It seems “The Hunger Games” is a bit of a Rorschach test for people politically. Do the districts represent #Occupy¬†protesters? Ayn Rand workers oppressed by their government? Fodder for meaningless wars? Or something more?

In his review, Roger Ebert writes:

In interviews, Sutherland has equated the younger generation with leftists and Occupiers. The old folks in the Capitol are no doubt a right-wing oligarchy. My conservative friends, however, equate the young with the Tea Party and the old with decadent Elitists. [Read more...]


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