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Little Red School House

Aug 1, 2019

On this episode, we discuss a Youtube video created and released by content creator Jim Sterling titled "The Addictive Cost of Predatory Video Game Monetization". Using this video we delve into the predatory nature of Capitalism through the lens of video games.

Learn about the British family that had one of their accounts emptied out by their children just by playing Fifa, and a chef who's gambling addiction was targeted by video game micro transaction.

Then we will share with you audio from Torulf Jernström, a mobile studio CEO whose tactics for hunting "whales" - the prime targets of microtransactions - sound scarily like instructions for selling drugs.

From "Hook Habit Hobby" you're about to learn just how low this industry's tricks get. Warning this gets horrible if you have empathy.


Little Red School House focuses on issues with our current education system and ways we can empower students, educators, and anyone who cares about education.

Shouldn’t people be put before profits? Shouldn’t our children be educated to grow and learn instead of being treated like the means to the financial gain of those in power? If you agree with this so-called “radical” and “revolutionary” perspective, you’ve come to the right place!

Join educators Gord Milstone and John Battalion as they call out systemic problems and discuss how we can break down barriers in the educational system.

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