Posts Tagged ‘Capitalism’

School Bans Legos for being too Capitalist

Someone just sent me a link to this sad but hilarious news report. A school in Seattle banned children from using Legos because “[the students’ behavior began to mirror] a class based capitalist society—a society that we teachers believe to be unjust and oppressive.” They re-instituted playing with Legos after they put new rules into place. When they displayed the 3rd new rule I busted out laughing.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnZy5TIGyjo[/youtube]

Friedman vs Donahue

Milton Friedman’s brilliant response to Phil Donahue’s attack on capitalism.