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Zinn Project: Real Irish American story

Monday, March 17th, 2014

The Real Irish American Story Not Taught in Schools
by Bill Bigelow, Zinn Education Project, March 16, 2014

We cannot do justice to the article by reprinting. Read it for yourself in its original home, the Zinn Education Project. The British portrayal of the famine as a completely natural event is a shameful part of their history as empire.

Sadly, as the article points out, American school textbooks are effectively “dummying down” students.

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