Monopoly historical footnote: The Landlord Game

--The game was created to be a "practical demonstration of the present system of land grabbing with all its usual outcomes and consequences".

Teaching fail.

Now there's "Star Wars Monopoly" to teach kids to build empires and compete fanatically as their favorite fantasy bully characters: and to badger their parents into buying yet more shiny, noisy crap from the oligarchs.

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