We were outnumbered at the “Battle for Berkeley,” and we can’t afford to let that happen again. The Handmaid's Tale reveals exactly why.I originally sat down to write about being in the age of Trump and watching the first three episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale, a new series from Hulu that debuts April 26, with a couple hot takes to offer the masses. Then I went to what is being called “the Battle for Berkeley” on April 15, and I realized that any SEO-friendly thinkpiece I could write was complete and utter bullshit compared to the call to awareness The Handmaid’s Tale is. I was struck by the similarities between the rise to power of Gilead, the fascist religious regime controlling the world of the main characters -- particularly Offred -- in The Handmaid's Tale, and the rise to power of Trump, Pence and the alt-right. Related: How White Millennials Became Neo-Nazis Be forewarned: there are some spoilers (especially relating to the third episode), but if you’ve read the book, you won’t be too surprised.
Love it or hate it, Coachella hits every year with a bang. Tremendous, well-placed criticism of the founder and money behind Coachella makes it hard for the socially-minded to get behind the festival. Still, there were some incredibly talented breakthrough
Here are 25 of the most memorable images from the March For Science all across the US. The earth is dying. We are racing toward the melting of the polar ice caps, which will leave major cities along coastlines around the
The majority of black communities are microcosms of all the environmental injustices white environmentalist claim to oppose. In honor of Earth Day, I propose that we remind some white activist, or, perhaps, inform them for the first time, that the environmental justice