Will Star Trek: Discovery mirror real world politics?
Star Trek: The Original Series gained a cult status that put it at par with the best of classic sci-fi literature. The reason was its allegorical storytelling. Since then, there have been several attempts to keep the legacy alive in the form of TV spin-offs including Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, Deep Space Nine and Enterprise. To be fair, each of them had a shade of the original, but none (so far) has been able to capture that same spirit.
The Original Series was a veritable “Gulliver’s Travels” in the cloak