How Board Games Socialize Us Towards Capitalism or Socialism

This is a good, short article on how capitalist board games train us to think competitively. The author does not mention the Monopoly game but anyone who grew up with it knows how competitive it can be. In the second half of the article she mentions two “movement” games, Rise Up! and Co-opoly . Rise Up! teaches how to build movements while Co-opoly focuses on building worker coops.

Read in Grassroots Economic Organizing

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