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The Grapes of Wrath: A Review

The Grapes of WrathI’ve read plenty of books with anti-capitalist themes, but not one has been so fantastic as John Steinbeck‘s The Grapes of Wrath. It was unexpectedly post-apocalyptic, at times funny, and it brought the finer points of my pro-worker politics to light. This, I thought, is perfect. This is why I feel the way I feel. Today, more than 75 years after its initial publication, the plight of the Joad family and the events surrounding their exodus continue to be relevant. Continue reading