Warning: You are using a browser that does not support angularJS. Some site functionality will not be available to you. Please consider updating to a newer version.
FEE.org does not currently support Internet Explorer. Please use a supported browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

The Origin of the Term Sabotage

Foundation  for Economic Education

Regimes come and go but technology persists through it all. This is why innovation is so exciting. Groups can oppose it. Governments can regulate it. But in the end, the knowledge is there and humanity clamors to use it. 

In this wonderful video, Mike Munger tells of the protests against the automated loom. This is where we get the word sabotage. Let him tell the story. 

See what we've been working on.   Network with FEE's sponsors and donors at FEEcon this June. Visit FEEcon.org.

Related Articles


{{relArticle.author}} - {{relArticle.pub_date | date : 'MMMM dd, yyyy'}} {{relArticle.author}} - {{relArticle.pub_date | date : 'MMMM dd, yyyy'}}