Leni Zumas

author of “Red Clocks”

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Lemi Zumas is author of "Red Clocks."

Abortions are illegal in dystopian novel 'Red Clocks'

Lemi Zumas is author of "Red Clocks."

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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Iranian students across California are on edge after at least two dozen of their peers, with valid visas, were barred from coming to the United States.

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Hundreds of thousands of people in Northern California are without electricity right now. PG&E has cut power during this week’s windy weather to avoid sparking another wildfire.

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The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals tonight and they must win so they can advance toward the World Series.

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