It is extremely difficult to fully address the myriad problems with Donald Trump’s Conservative 1776 Commission on the teaching of history. The document is a mixture of racism, attacks on liberal and letting movements, selective history, un-nuanced evidence taken out of context, and intentionally misleading use of historical figures. There…

When the Spanish arrived in Mexico in the early 16th Century they witnessed the Aztec engaging in religious ceremonies that included ritual human sacrifice. Despite their own barbarity, they immediately labeled the Aztec to savage barbarians and use this to justify their conquest and genocide that followed.

Roughly 500 years…

Ron Widelec

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