Oboznenko, D., It fits!, Rutgers, Continuum, None
As Chubarov (2001) put it, in a rapidly changing world, it was the “revolution of the microchip and the computer” taking place in the West that…
Art, Cartoons, Computers, Microchip, Satire, Science, Soviet Union
Zavyalov, V., Planning with his head in the clouds, Rutgers, 1962
The poster targets the lack of realism and excessively high production goals of the plans sent down to enterprises from central agencies.
Art, Cartoons, Planning, Realism, Satire, Unrealistic
Mazrukho, M., Dreaming, Rutgers, 1967
"He is dreaming of shifting all of his duties to an electronic brain.
But even the electronic brain cannot substitute for your personal one.
Art, Bad Management, Cartoons, Dreaming, Electronic Brain, Satire
Travin, V., Orders, Rutgers, Continuum, 1981
"Poet: Yefimovski, Y.
He gave orders, many a task,
“Work harder!”—he was bellowing.
But he never left his desk
To check if team was…
Art, Authoritarian, Authoritarianism, Autocracy, Cartoons, Satire, Soviet Union
Uborevich-Borovsky, V., We've got pluralism!, Rutgers, 1991
As Mikhail Gorbachev attempted to restructure the nation, the problems of unclear jurisdiction appeared in such areas as urban traffic control.
Art, Cartoons, Jurisdiction, Satire, Urban, Urban Traffic
Kunnap, V., The schedule of repairs, Rutgers, 1961
"“The reconstruction and renovation of residential housing is progressing well in the majority of Leningrad districts. However, in some city areas…
Art, Bureaucracy, Cartoons, Construction, Housing, Leningrad, Repairs, Satire
Trunev, Y., Write…That we breed sturgeons, Rutgers, 1967
"Poet: Smirnovsky, S.
A bureaucrat can always manage in such a way.
And sturgeon is not the problem here...
This man can breed everything and…
Art, Breaucracy, Cartoons, Corruption, Pollution, Satire
Kunnap, V., For high progress in education!, Rutgers, 1975
"Poet: Smirnovski, S.
Little Yegorka just ran through the text,
He did not learn his lesson—so ""D"" was the next.
The director of studies did…
Art, Cartoons, Corruption, Education, Grades, Satire, Schools
Rabinovich, Y., The "most promising" employee, Rutgers, 1964
"Poet: Tumarinson, G.
This boss is generous with promises—
He may make hundreds of promises...
But all his claims are simple proofs
Art, Cartoons, Corruption, Empty Promises, Posters, Satire
Trunev, Y., Smokagogue, Rutgers, 1973
"Smokagogue is an acronym of two words: smoke and demagogue.
Poet: Suslov, V.
To clean the air?—He says that we must.
“I’ll put the filters…
Art, Cartoons, Pollution, Posters, Satire, Smokagogue
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