America is a land founded on commercial ventures intended to gather in the riches of a virgin land but also upon the Puritan plan to set up a theocratic state. In this episode of The Custom House Purnima Bose, a professor in the International Studies Department of Indiana University, discusses how Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale demonstrates how easily modern America can become a truly repressive theocracy.
Voices in the Street – “Another first in U.S. Politics. Hillary Clinton gets the Democratic Presidential Nod.
On Tuesday, the Democratic National Convention made Hillary Clinton the first woman to head a …