Skip to comments.The Implications of Proliferating Regional Government
Posted on 11/14/2011 10:02:37 AM PST by gargub
All over the world, regions stand where nations once stood. The world is on the cusp of a revolution in political arrangements, as the citizens of the world are losing control with hardly a word spoken.
After the successful Aunschluss of the Lisbon Treaty took place, historic European nations fell one by one to the power of the European Union. Recent reports indicate that a small elite now governs Europe, through a highly removed and secretive process. Examples of this newfound European collectivism were observed recently in Greece, when EU officials threatened to place the nation of Greece in suzerainty, due to unsustainable debt obligations. A nation reduced to province?
Debates over regionalism, or the absorption of the nation-state into wider regional structures, have been at the forefront of the modern body politic. Everything from the European Union, to the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America -- already acknowledged as a North American Union prototype by the intellectual elite -- have been designed to replace the aging concept of nationhood. But what is still less known is that regionalism is by no means the ultimate end. As the word region implies, these entities are intended to be merely stepping stones on the way to complete global governance.
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