If you haven't caught up on episodes 1-4 of Handmaid's tale on Hulu, DO THAT FIRST. Unless you're one of those people who likes to have things ruined for them, in which case, carry on. 

Here are the articles we mention in this "mini"sode:

The Handmaid's Tale Is a Warning to Conservative Women

Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel lays bare the horrors of collusion with the patriarchy. Illustration by Tran Nguyen Like the Kingdom of God, the Republic of Gilead is both now and not yet. Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel The Handmaid's Tale conjures a theocratic dystopia-a version of the United States taken over by fundamentalist Christians after a terrorist attack on Washington.

The Handmaid's Tale is just like Trump's America? Not so fast | Jessa Crispin

The Handmaid's Tale made me think of Afghanistan. Not of the country as it is today, but of the narrative that was blasted around before the invasion to get us all on board with the bombing and killing. "Look at what they do to their women."

5 Shows That Are Not Feminist, Nothing Is Feminist, Please Don't Send Me To The Red Center

It's a golden era of television, with many previously untold stories unfolding on our screens. Yes, there are lots of women on television these days, but can we stop calling all these shows feminist? After all, they're really all just human stories, and feminism doesn't exist anymore.

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