Washington and Lee University Stands Behind Course on 'How To Overthrow the State' | Beaufort County Now | Officially titled "Writing Seminar for First-Years," the course places students "at the head of a popular revolutionary movement aiming to overthrow a sitting government and forge a better society." | beaufort observer, rant & rave, washington university, lee university, new school course, how to overthrow the state, september 9, 2020

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Washington and Lee University Stands Behind Course on 'How To Overthrow the State'

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    Officially titled "Writing Seminar for First-Years," the course places students "at the head of a popular revolutionary movement aiming to overthrow a sitting government and forge a better society."

    "How will you attain power? How will you communicate with the masses? How do you plan on improving the lives of the people? How will you deal with the past?" the description states. "From Frantz Fanon to Che Guevara to Mohandas Gandhi and others, we explore examples of revolutionary thought and action from across the Global South," reads the course description on WLU's website.

    Students who take the course will produce a "Manifesto, drafting a white paper that critically analyzes a particular issue" and "write a persuasive essay on rewriting history and confronting memory."

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/washington-lee-university-course-how-to-overthrow-state


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