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Revolution, for Credit

Mary Werden

Indiana U. students in "The Technology of Revolution" course crafted homemade printers and ink to produce leaflets and a newspaper. For authenticity, they worked in a basement of the Polish Studies Center and used typewriters, wrapping them in towels to hide the noise.
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This October, 13 students and I went underground. We weren't really making revolution or plotting an assault on anything. Our assignment was to recreate the practices of the political movements that brought down Communism in Eastern Europe. I thought...

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