Coffin to Capitalism

Early Soviet rule saw a lot of improvised propaganda shows, with flashy, right-in-your-face visuals

A cable car in the Red Square converted into a coffin for Capitalists. This happened on the occasion of the 1st of May festivities in Moscow in 1927. The text says “Russian Capitalism. Now, it’s the turn for the foreign one.” The coffin is decorated by a swastika, a hangman, and an impression of the Grim Reaper preparing his tools for the Capitalist holdovers.

Red Square Russian Capitalism Now, it's the turn for the foreign one
Red Square in Moscow, 1927. “Russian Capitalism. Now, it’s the turn for the foreign one.”

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