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Democratic Socialist Party Urges Members to Become Teachers

The Democratic Socialist Party published an article in August of 2018 urging its members to become teachers. While many of their members are already teachers, with over 3,000 openly admitting to being members of the Facebook group,“Democratic Socialist Teachers,” they state that having socialists as educators is a sure way

Lesson: The Great Leap Forward (China: 1958-1962)

*The text used for the lesson contains extremely graphic details that may not be appropriate for certain ages. Use your best judgment on whether to use this text with your students.The history of the Great Leap Forward has been wrongfully minimized by scholars and historians who have failed to uncover

Lesson: Fidel Castro and Che Guevara

The false depictions that romanticize Fidel Castro and Che Guevara as heroes are dangerous to our youth who have no way of knowing the extent of their cruelty if not covered by teachers. As Hollywood and some scholars have embraced Cuba’s propaganda as truth and are spreading its falsities, the

Radical Marxist Angela Davis is Teaching Your Children

For most freedom loving Americans the name Angela Davis does not mean anything, but it should. Many highly influential educational organizations that are present in classrooms across the country describe her as an iconic and legendary freedom fighter, civil rights activist, advocate for racial and social justice, intellectual, and scholar.

Lesson: Stalin’s Genocides

Most historians and history teachers agree that preserving history is of the utmost importance; as history gets lost to time, so do its lessons. The choice to nearly omit the horrific atrocities of Joseph Stalin from many curriculums is a dangerous one. Erasing Stalin’s deadly acts from history and keeping

Zinn Teaches Students to Riot

When Malcolm X and Bill Ayers become the model of protest, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and those who peacefully protested will be erased from history, leaving much of our youth with the idea that violence is how progress is made. Many students across the nation are listening

Lesson: The Space Race

The Cold War put rival economies to the test on the world stage with the thriving capitalism of the United States overpowering the failing communism of the Soviet Union. The United States, ready for the challenge, proved to be the superior force in what became known as the Space Race.