Of the nazi propaganda displayed in a school in alberta

News 20 January, 2018
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    Saturday, January 20, 2018 09:34

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    CARSTAIRS, Alberta | A school project showing posters of nazi propaganda in a school in Carstairs, Alberta, has raised a number of criticisms, reported on Friday on Global News .

    Students were reproduced in the elements of propaganda in the time of nazi Germany and their “works” were displayed on a bulletin board of the school Hugh Sutherland. Although according to management, the purpose of this project was to demonstrate the effects of propaganda and ultra-nationalism to the students, at least one citizen complained that symbols such as the swastika to be displayed to the view of all students.

    “I never want to see it. It belongs to the past and it has to disappear,” said Ted Devine, a resident of Carstairs, to Global News.

    The Federation is jewish Calgary has been more nuanced in its reaction.

    “We applaud any teacher who teaches students to recognize propaganda and to respond to them. However, it is inappropriate and irresponsible advertising, hate propaganda, without context,” responded the Federation in a statement to Global News.

    The direction of the school, for its part, stated that the project came from a textbook approved by the ministry of Education of the Alberta. She promises that she will re-evaluate the relevance of displaying this type of material in the future.