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May 6, 2021
Going Medieval On White Supremacists
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When most Americans think about Medieval times, our brains either go to a chain restaurant or an all-white version of Medieval Europe that never really existed.

The myth is so pernicious, white supremacists have used it to draw people to their cause for more than a hundred years.

So, while we still hear a lot about the Vikings, the Celts, and the supposed "Anglo-Saxons," what were those groups really like? And what does our misunderstanding of the Middle Ages mean for how we view our world today?

We discuss all this and more.

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