The Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a future police state, professor warns


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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2014/12/16/the-elf-on-the-shelf-is-preparing-your-child-to-live-in-a-future-police-state-professor-says/?fbclid=IwAR1HOPT8l7VhVXwxvPGD-xDy0BfA4b5AiAwkIhTTpQxpmcSotRo94Wz7YyY&noredirect=on&utm_term=.cb4b7950b557

For others — like, say, digital technology professor Laura Pinto — the Elf on the Shelf is “a capillary form of power that normalizes the voluntary surrender of privacy, teaching young people to blindly accept panoptic surveillance and” [deep breath] “reify hegemonic power.”

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