Already Miss ‘The Handmaids Tale’? 5 Chilling Dystopian Novels By Women Betches

Siobhan Adcock is the author of the novels, The Barter and The Completionist. Her short fiction has been published in Triquarterly and The Massachusetts Review, and her essays and humor writing have appeared in Salon, The Daily Beast, and Huffington Post. She lives with her husband and daughter in Brooklyn. feminist dystopian fictionThe PowerRed ClocksThe End We Start FromThe Water CureMother of InventionThe CompletionistAnd you’ve still got that itch to scratch, that need, that fever…and not for more cowbell. No. What you want are  scorching feminist visions of the that …

Joe Biden: ‘Moral’ Failure If U.S. Doesn’t Move To Ban Assault Weapons

Joe Biden said it’s a “moral” failure on the part of the federal government if it does not pass significant gun control legislation, including banning assault weapons, in response to the torrent of mass shootings in recent years. an op-ed for The New York Times. During his time in the Senate, Biden wrote the assault weapons ban legislation that was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994. The measure barred the manufacture of 19 specific semi-automatic firearms and …

George Conway Mocks Trump For Saying ‘Something’s Gone Wrong’ With Biden

Donald Trump told reporters Friday that “something’s gone wrong” with Democratic White House candidate Kellyanne Conway, was dumbfounded by the dig by a man with an astounding litany of jaw-dropping goof-ups. Trump told reporters he has watched the Democratic debates and claimed that “Joe Biden can’t answer a simple question. Something’s gone wrong with him.” He also said that “Joe’s “white kids,” when he meant to say “wealthy” kids. mass shooting in “Toledo,” instead of Dayton, Ohio, — and a …

A North Carolina woman took her three dogs to a pond to play. Within hours, her pups had died from toxic algae

(CNN)A doggy play date in a North Carolina pond turned tragic after three pups died from toxic algae. Now, their owners say they hope their loss will educate fellow dog lovers about the dangerous blooms.

Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says

(CNN)Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances. That link suggests that “e-cigarettes really need to be considered in the broad category of addictive and harmful substances,” said Chadi, who is now an assistant professor at the University of Montreal. “We can’t think of e-cigarettes as a less-harmful alternative to …

Joseph Fiennes: Ive done my bit for society Ive illustrated the patheticness of misogyny

The star of the hit dystopian drama says he doesnt like to equate Donald Trumps politics with the show. But, he adds, sometimes you just have to point out the blazingly obvious Its alluded to in the novel someday, something will happen to Fred. Quite soon. In a neutral-looking cafe in central London, Joseph Fiennes is talking about the future of his role in The Handmaids Tale. Why, though? I plead with him. Why does he have to die? Its …

Ghislaine Maxwell: the woman accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein groom girls

The British socialite had a changing relationship with the disgraced financier who was found dead in his New York cell The death of Jeffrey Epstein over the weekend has put renewed focus on the British socialite and heiress Ghislaine Maxwell, who has been accused in civil court documents of conspiring with the disgraced financier to recruit and groom underage girls for sexual abuse. Maxwell, 57, the daughter of the late press baron Robert Maxwell, has repeatedly and vehemently denied allegations …

Hate Has Flourished In 2 Years Since ‘Unite The Right’ Rally In Charlottesville

Since throngs of white supremacists and neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville for an extremism rally that left one woman dead and dozens of others injured, some participants have lost their jobs. By 2018, even the FBI characterized white supremacist extremism as a just a “medium threat” and said related organizations would fizzle out through “attrition,” leaving only “small cells and lone offenders,”  Yet as certain hate groups dissolved or retreated from public thanks to ongoing efforts by activists and journalists, other white …

Trump ‘seriously’ considering commuting Blagojevich sentence

Trump made the comments to members of the press while traveling aboard Air Force One, Crain’s Chicago Business reported. “I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly; he was given close to 18 years in prison,” Trump said. “And a lot of people thought it was unfair, like a lot of other things — and it was the same gang, the Comey gang and all these sleazebags that did it. “ JESSE JACKSON URGES TRUMP TO PARDON FORMER ILLINOIS GOV. ROD BLAGOJEVICH Blagojevich, …

Trump ‘seriously’ considering commuting Blagojevich sentence

Trump made the comments to members of the press while traveling aboard Air Force One, Crain’s Chicago Business reported. “I thought he was treated unbelievably unfairly; he was given close to 18 years in prison,” Trump said. “And a lot of people thought it was unfair, like a lot of other things — and it was the same gang, the Comey gang and all these sleazebags that did it. “ JESSE JACKSON URGES TRUMP TO PARDON FORMER ILLINOIS GOV. ROD BLAGOJEVICH Blagojevich, …