Op-Ed: What Stranger Things gets right about capitalism

The bad reputation that capitalism has with America’s young people is really no surprise when you consider the way it’s talked about in popular culture. Treachery, selfishness, and outright evil are often associated with a character carrying the mantle of capitalism.

That fair representation in Stranger Things, where audiences can see a vulture such as Mayor Kline and a likable junior entrepreneur such as Erica draw on the same idea to different ends, is as honest as it gets when it comes to capitalism.