Like in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ American lawmakers are actively trying to punish us for thinking wrong thoughts and curtail our right to speak freely.
I hope Chelsea Handler accomplished her goal of reducing her political anxiety. But if her fellow Resistance members want to do likewise, lounging at the nearest ski resort isn’t the way.
Emily Jashinsky, commentary writer at the Washington Examiner, talks Emmys, campus crazies, and health care on the Federalist Radio Hour.
That the Right would be targeted at an awards show is not at all surprising. It is rather amazing, though, there could be no material found to skewer Democrats.
At the 69th annual Emmy awards, Dolly Parton looked pretty uncomfortable when Hollywood liberals took the opportunity onstage to get political.
Gilead is a fictional place. But if it exists, it’s found in a country like Saudi Arabia, where women are trapped under sharia law and punished for wearing miniskirts.
Both feminists and fundamentalists try to build a comprehensive account of womanhood using a radically incomplete set of parts.
Learn to sew.
We all want and need community. If our politics makes community impossible, then perhaps we’ve gotten things a bit messed up.
Abortion advocates have been dressing up as handmaidens from “The Handmaid’s Tale” to protest restrictions on abortion in statehouses in Texas, Missouri, and now Ohio.
What if it already has happened here, and we didn’t notice because we focused on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’s’ religious hang-ups rather than its comments on the intersection of politics and sexuality?
Even though I expected from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ a battle cry for the resistance movement, instead the program supports an inheritance of life that enhances the plot.
The film doesn’t really do full justice to its source material. But it’s still highly watchable, and succeeds as a powerful conversation starter.
If anything, the harrowing ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ reaffirms the gospel’s teachings about sexuality and the dignity of the human person.
Margaret Atwood’s novel condemns the fundamentalist vices of the Right, just as Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ addressed perilous tendencies of the Left.
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