'Ms. Monopoly' Is About Female Empowerment But Erases the Woman Who Invented Monopoly

Finally, it’s time for women to have a chance to win the game of Monopoly. Hasbro has just announced Ms. Monopoly, a new variant on the classic real estate game with the tagline, “The first game where women make more than men.” In game terms, this means that women collect $240 upon passing GO to the standard $200 collected by men. Like Hasbro’s other recent high-profile Monopoly skin—this one about socialism—the reaction to Ms. Monopoly has been… mixed.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/9kekjp/ms-monopoly-is-about-female-empowerment-but-erases-the-woman-who-invented-monopoly

I guess Hasbro is going for the Your-Uncle-on-Facebook-who-doesn’t-understand-how-satire-works demographic lately.