Episode 136 - Animal Farm

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We return to another high school classic with George Orwell's Animal Farm! Why does this book get cited as proof that revolutions don't work as often as the opposite? What's all this REALLY about? And why is it taught in American high school, anyway? Let's find out!

Warning: Contains swearing.

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The Dual Purpose of "Animal Farm" by Paul Kirschner

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