Weaponizing History – How the Left is distorting the facts to advance a modern political agenda

  • Thu, Oct 27, 2022 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • New Ulm Community Center

    600 North German Street
    New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
Ticket Price $5.00 This event is now over
Description

The next battle in Minnesota’s ideological culture war is the weaponization of history to advance the Left’s contemporary political agenda. Renaming schools and lakes, tearing down statues, reciting land acknowledgements and rewriting our social studies standards are all part of a growing movement to rewrite Minnesota history. Ground Zero in this debate is the simplistic, one-dimensional tale of “good Indians” and “evil settlers” — converting our state’s history into a sordid, shameful tale of oppression and genocide. Make no mistake — this is a campaign to rewrite history to fit activists’ vision of America as an illegitimate nation that advanced only by trampling on the rights of victim groups.

Kersten will expose how organizations like the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota Department of Education are using history as a vehicle to advance a self-interested political agenda – even when that requires grossly distorting the factual record.

Date & Time

Thu, Oct 27, 2022 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Venue Details

New Ulm Community Center

600 North German Street
New Ulm, Minnesota 56073 New Ulm Community Center
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