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Bartolomé de las Casas… and Beyond

In honor of Indigenous Peoples Day (or Columbus Day), I link to this comic from The Oatmeal. It includes this great statement: Bartolomé de las Casas started out a lot like Columbus. He was a wealthy adventurer who traveled to the New World, where he owned a large plantation with many slaves. Unlike Columbus, however, de

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