The Man From the North: What Are We Waiting For? by Rivera Sun

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun
Writer, Dandelion Salad
February 2, 2014

Rising Up

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The Man From the North is a fictional writer in Rivera Sun’s novel, The Dandelion Insurrection. The novel takes place in the near future, in “a time that looms around the corner of today”, when a rising police state controlled by the corporate-political elite have plunged the nation into the grip of a hidden dictatorship. In spite of severe surveillance and repression, the Man From the North’s banned articles circulate through the American populace, reporting on resistance and fomenting nonviolent revolution. Continue reading