Strike 2: Anti-Capitalist Teacher Finds Way to Make Cell Biology Lesson Political

December 13, 2022

Remember the Minnesota Teacher, Mandi Jung, who provides students with surveys asking if their parents are allowed to know their pronouns? Well, she made the headlines again, this time claiming that students are being indoctrinated in capitalist ideology. Her proof? Cell biology lessons. According to Jung since cell biology describes the nucleus of the cell as the “boss” of the cell that keeps everything in order, this shows capitalism influencing your children. She then proceeded to make the statement that the “original anarchists” are bacteria since they don’t have a nucleus. 

For example, she shared on Twitter, "You are not a capitalist, you are an exploited worker with Stockholm syndrome."

In another case, Jung recommended a teacher use what appeared to be a Marxist political cartoon against capitalism.

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