Sweden Backs Down from Abolishing Ancient History Classes after Huge Backlash

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Education board wanted to replace it with teaching of ‘postmodernism.’

By Paul Joseph Watson | 9 October 2019

SUMMIT NEWS — The Swedish Board of Education has backed down from a plan to erase teaching of the country’s ancient history and replace it with “postmodernism” classes after a huge backlash.

Skolverket initially announced a plan to abolish teaching of history prior to 1700, including ancient Greece, the Swedish Great Power era in the 17th century, Rome, and the dark ages.

The classes were set to be replaced by a greater focus on “postmodernism” and the post war 20th century era. […]

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