Program Description: If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny

Add your voice to a new discussion series on the possibility of America as a failed state that devolves into tyranny – If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny – Coming this Fall, 2021.

About “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” Discussion Series

“If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” (IAF) uses themes from The Handmaid’s Tale, the fictional story that explores the real potential of the U.S. as a failed state, to consider the chance of these events occurring in our modern society. We offer discussion of “The Handmaid’s Tale” ( Hulu series) through the lens and perspectivesContinue reading “About “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” Discussion Series”

How Close Are We to Becoming a Gilead in The Handmaid’s Tale?

“How did the the United States become the Republic of Gilead in The Handmaid’s Tale? The never-ending belief in male dominance, women’s complicity in those beliefs, and people not wanting to be bothered with anything that did not immediately affect their lives—that’s how. Offred, the protagonist was guilty of the latter, just as many areContinue reading “How Close Are We to Becoming a Gilead in The Handmaid’s Tale?”

The Handmaid’s Tale

“If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” Examining The Handmaid’s Tale. . .the fictional story that explores the real potential of the U.S. as a failed state. Discussion of “The Handmaid’s Tale” ( Hulu series) through the lens and perspectives of the Black experience – the events, characters, and the capacity of the U.S. to failContinue reading “The Handmaid’s Tale”

About “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” Discussion Series

“If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” (IAF) uses themes from The Handmaid’s Tale, the fictional story that explores the real potential of the U.S. as a failed state, to consider the chance of these events occurring in our modern society. We offer discussion of “The Handmaid’s Tale” ( Hulu series) through the lens and perspectivesContinue reading “About “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny” Discussion Series”