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Arbitrary detention bill triggers memory of handmaids and other detractors

‘The first thing was to capture the dehumanization. These women have already been stripped of their names and their freedoms and their economic power and their autonomy over their own bodies and here they’re stripped of their womanhood — they’re turned into nothing’. In The Handmaid’s Tale, the colonies were used to threaten the women and other detractors into submission. Once in the concentration camps their job was to clean […]

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