The "Star Trek" universe has united in a bid to defeat Donald Trump. More than 100 past and present cast and crew members from the hit TV shows and movies have come together under the "Trek Against Tr...
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We don't quite know yet what the story line is going to be but we have it on good record that it will feature an Indian actress. The Prime Minister of the largest democracy in the world, did, after all, stand next to Wolverine in Central Park, New York City, in 2014 and say, "May the Force be with you." That was no blooper or pleasantry. Political observers say that was a clear signal to Disney to come and "Make in India."
For a few weeks now, I have been watching Star Trek: The Original Series, a TV show so innovatory and far reaching in its inspiration in the 1960s that it impacted a whole generation of people to dream of exploring the unknown. So, how is this space story connected to aspirations of Great Power status, much sought after by countries like India and China? In more ways than one, I think.