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America’s Parable: Octavia Butler Tried to Warn Us

Economic instability, climate change, and White Christian fascism made a maelstrom

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Twenty-eight years ago, famed science-fiction author Octavia Butler published her apocalyptically prescient bestselling novel Parable of the Sower, which illustrated what America would look like when climate change, economic instability, and…

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Danielle Moodie

Danielle Moodie

is the host of #WokeAF Daily & co-host of the podcast #democracyish. She covers all the news and happenings at the intersection of politics and pop culture.

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