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Wicked Witches, Soul-less Slaves, and Lazy Leeches: Why Do We Villainize the Vulnerable?

Yesterday I wasn’t feeling well, so I crawled into bed and indulged in one of my favorite geeky pleasures–a documentary marathon featuring social histories and folklore, mostly pre-1492. First came a couple King Arthur documentaries–the history of the myth and, possibly, the men. Even though my fuzzy thoughts were in a tired tangle, I had […]

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