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Special Topic Library Guide: Squid Game: Fallacies of Capitalism

Examining fallacies of extreme capitalism through the popular Netflix series, Squid Game with the Truxal Library’s resources

This exhibit is about how extreme capitalism can change values, create monopoly of power, economic inequality and immobility, and even threatens human rights.



an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.    Oxford Language Dictionary

Topics to consider:

  • Economic Inequality/Immobility and Social Divide
  • Materialism and Consumerism
  • Crony Capitalism and Monopsony

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