The Handmaid’s Tale Is a Warning to Conservative Women

Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel lays bare the horrors of collusion with the patriarchy.

Published: Apr 20, 2017
Length: 6 minutes (1,685 words)

J.D. Vance, the False Prophet of Blue America

“No one wrote escape narratives about Staten Island. Few plumbed the psyches of suburban Trumpists. And no one examined why Democratic Buchanan County had become Republican. Instead, the media class fixated on the spectacle of white trash Appalachia, with Vance as its representative-in-exile.”

Published: Nov 17, 2016
Length: 9 minutes (2,297 words)