The Trump presidency: doubling down on dystopia

Dystopias have recently achieved full-spectrum dominance. Kids are drawn to such stories — the Giver, the Hunger Games — like Goths to piercings. TV shows about zombie apocalypses, pandemics, and technology run amok inspire binge watching. We’ve seen the world-gone-truly-bad a thousand times over on the big screen. This apocalyptic outpouring has been so intense that talk […]