Around the time Donald Trump got inaugurated, everyone started reading dystopian fiction— old dystopian fiction. It allegedly had something to do with that “alternative facts” line, which signaled to a certain demographic of watery liberal that we had arrived in hell, where treasured rules of intellect and logic, after a good long reign, had died. There was 1984 for a bit, and Brave New World and a lot of The Handmaid’s Tale. Protestors started wearing red capes and white bonnets to demonstrations outside the Supreme Court, ominously signaling that whatever decision being made would either hurl child-bearing bodies into...Read More
Author: Simone Liu
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