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Feminist fable

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg died in September of 2020, I texted my raging feminist aunt immediately:  “How sick do you feel right now?”  “I’m in tears—I’m terrified of what comes next.”  We didn’t even have to identify what happened. As soon as the news of Justice Ginsburg’s death emerged, we all knew we were fucked. […]

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Coercive utopia

While its drama focuses on 20th-century events, the New Coordinates’ (the company formerly known as the New Colony) Love in the Time of Jonestown is uncannily contemporary—which is exactly how historical fiction should feel.  Production-wise, Jonestown richly reflects our time and place. Written by Omer Abbas Salem, it’s a radio play in three parts that […]