Tag: Colombia

Escobar and Putin

Pop Rhetoric: Narcos, Netflix’s capitalist critique of capitalism

Treading the line between documentary and crime thriller, Netflix’s newest original series Narcos—short for the Spanish ‘narcotraficante,’ or drug trafficker—tells the tale of Pablo Escobar’s rise to power and the blood of Colombia shed along with it. Faithful to history, the show gives a fairly accurate depiction of the rise […]