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Unfair Pay Isn’t Fun for Anyone… Even Monkeys

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"Take this job and shove it!" The monkey in this video may not say those words but, once it suffers unequal pay for equal work, the message is clear. 

"Take this job and shove it!" The monkey in this video may not say those words but, once it suffers unequal pay for equal work, the message is clear. 

In this video, part of a TED talk given by Emory University's Dr. Frans de Waal, a Capuchin monkey has the same reaction to unfair pay that any human would. And the response is pure monkey brilliance. We don't endorse this behavior but we can certainly understand the where it came from.

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