The Handmaid’s Tale, Ivanka Trump’s brand, and Democrats compromising on women’s rights.

Blessed Be the Fruit of The Handmaid’s Tale

Blessed Be the Fruit of The Handmaid’s Tale

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
May 4 2017 9:43 AM

The DoubleX Gabfest “Under His Eye” Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest on The Handmaid’s Tale, Ivanka Trump’s brand, and Democrats compromising on women’s rights.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss The Handmaid’s Tale and its recent television adaptation. They also gab about Ivanka Trump’s brand and progressive “unity tour” participants Sen. Bernie Sanders and Tom Perez compromising on women’s rights.

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June: The Americans podcast, and the BBC Radio 4 drama Tsar about Catherine the Great

Noreen: The Diana Chronicles, by Tina Brown

This podcast was produced by Veralyn Williams. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia and a founder of DoubleX. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.