Isn’t It Relevant That the Star of The Handmaid’s Tale Belongs to a Secretive, Allegedly Oppressive Religion? 

Screenshot via Hulu/The Handmaid’s Tale The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the finest dystopian novels ever written, and it is, inescapably and fundamentally, about women’s oppression under an ultra-conservative regime. The much-anticipated Hulu series based on the book doesn’t shy away from the original subject matter; it couldn’t, really, and remain the Handmaid’s Tale. Which […]

United’s new pre-flight checklist – The Washington Post

United Airlines said a man wouldn’t give up his spot on a flight. According to witnesses, he was pulled screaming from his seat by security and back to the terminal at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. (The Washington Post) Before you seek to board a plane, please ask yourself the following questions. Better to ask them before […]

California Airbnb Host Cancels Woman’s Reservation Due to Her Race, Noting That ‘It’s Why We Have Trump’

Dyne Suh, a 25-year-old law student from Riverside, California, just wanted to enjoy a relaxing Presidents’ Day weekend with her fiancé and a couple of friends in nearby Big Bear Lake. What she was not expecting was for her Airbnb host to abruptly cancel on her because of her race. And yet! According to the […]

Sean Spicer Concedes Hitler Used Chemical Weapons on Jews in ‘the Holocaust Centers’

Sean Spicer is reliably, sometimes even endearingly, terrible at his job as Press Secretary. But his comments during Tuesday’s press briefing on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Adolf Hitler are astonishing. Not just because they’re blatantly, breathtakingly wrong, but because a man whose job is remembering and relaying facts can’t accurately recount one of the […]

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti on First Night of Passover | NBC4 Washington

  endclickprintinclude startclickprintinclude The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia was spray-painted with anti-Semitic graffiti overnight on the first night of Passover, and police are still looking for a suspect or suspects. Among the hateful messages, “Hitler was right” was spray-painted across an entrance of the JCCNV, which is located on Little River Turnpike in […]