A millennial descendant of Jonathan Swift's Lemuel Gulliver sets out on an itinerary that proves more accidental, confounding and troubling than anticipated. With unabated curiousity and implacable courage, the Millennial Gulliver survives a turbulent politiical Frontier, an entranced Cyberville, the skeptical village of Jumpback, the floating isle of Babel, the Brigands' Stronghold, The Academy, the Mountain Monastery of Mock, the country of Verbiage and other domains whose oddities multiply as the journey progresses.
Joseph P Natoli is a retired college professor and author of numerous books on culture and politics.
He is a member of the editorial collective of BAD SUBJECTS, the oldest political online magazine on the web.
He writes regularly for a number of political and pop culture online magazines, including SENSES OF CINEMA, BRIGHT LIGHTS FILM JOURNAL, POPMATTERS, AMERICANA, DANDELION SALAD, GODOT, TRUTHOUT
Ending months of speculation, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on January 10 that the Trump Administration would designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels (Ansar Allah) as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” (FTO).… [...]
ast Friday’s New York Times included Paul Krugman’s elementarily accurate editorial observation that “Donald Trump…is indeed a fascist – an authoritarian willing to use violence to achieve his racial nationalist… [...]