Video games are the most popular entertainment media on the planet — and one of the American war machine’s most effective propaganda tools.
Laura Bartkowiak is an activist, data analyst, and writer based in New York City.
Steve Bannon sees video games as a natural terrain for the far right. But between unionizing game workers and increasingly political games, there’s room for the socialist left in gaming, too.
Video games can and should be full of interesting politics. So why aren’t they?