How Mary Poppins Is A Capitalist Fairy Tale

A spoonful of sugar makes the mercantilism go down

Mary Poppins is a lovely film, almost revolutionary… and then not. The film shows the rampant inequality of the 1910s, but the working class nanny is just there to teach rich people a lesson. Then she flies off on her umbrella, hearts changed, leaving the heartless society the same. The chimney sweeps…