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The Monopoly of the Commons

We Can Have Nice Things, But We Rarely Get To Keep Them

Monopoly sees, hears or speaks no evil…
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Monopoly is afterall just a game. But it’s also a microcosm of the modern economic reality. It teaches us how, given some simple game rules, wealth and power end up so overwhelmingly concentrated. We theoretically start out as equals, given the same funny money to buy (or later pay rent on) virtual property. Yet one player…

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