Science Fiction-Horror: DEMOCRACY JONES
Adventures in Late Phase American Democracy
A Breakthrough in Neural Chips
and Cognitive Cybernetic Enhancement
Leads to the Horrifying Coup of
There are three things you need to know before beginning DEMOCRACY JONES Podcast.
1) DJP is a SERIAL podcast.
2) It is speculative fiction that compares near-future American politics to the Late Republic period of ancient Rome, and how the rise of rhetoric in a culture is directly related to political binary opposites escalating to violence
3) It is a warning
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In the year 2040, a cult-like military general rises out of the Republican Party and spearheads a violent coup against a repressive Democratic administration. In the suburbs, General Schenk’s loyal followers brutalize Black and Hispanic neighborhoods while looting the liberal elite. Millions are killed or uprooted.
Survivors run to the mountains, national parks and major cities, leaving everything behind. And it is there where Haisley Jones, a pregnant former Marine, must begin the fight to revive democracy, per the commands from the perfectly simulated voice of Maya Angelou via the vocoder system in her neural chip.