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Content Warning: Police Brutality
We're talking about police brutality in this episode, which includes a brief history of how police came to be in America, how Umbridge and the Aurors' treatment of Hagrid ties into our understanding of police brutality and excessive use of force, and how we can also see that dynamic at Hogwarts.
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Today's Bonus Patron Segment: We talk about the origins of Wizarding Schools, their cultural context, and the problematic aspects of devising school histories within cultures that are not the author's own.