WA Delegate: The Militaristic Federation of The Sheika (elected )
Founder: The Founding Nation of Assorro
Regional Power: Very High
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|1.||The Holy Revolutionary Imperium of Mexican Liberation||Left-wing Utopia||“Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité”|
|2.||The Republic of Dialland||Democratic Socialists||“Freedom, Liberty, Human Rights”|
|3.||The Sadistic Dungeons of Psycho Birds||Father Knows Best State||“Like... we care? ”|
|4.||The Federation of Vairaland||Civil Rights Lovefest||“Thy right I will protect with mind and with hand”|
|5.||The Communist Confederate Union of Nerosina||Liberal Democratic Socialists||“☭ Pro Populis Est Omnia ☭”|
|6.||The Militaristic Federation of The Sheika||Left-Leaning College State||“Peace Through Strength”|
|7.||The Imperial Islands of Riecham||Democratic Socialists||“As one, or none.”|
|8.||The Most Serene Republic of Maleperduys||Left-Leaning College State||“Thou shalt perish ere I perish.”|
|9.||The Confederacy of Beedward||Democratic Socialists||“Illiud Latine dici non potest.”|
|10.||The Divine Sovereignty of Atlantigria||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Time is a great story teller.”|
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I do not see why communism couldn't work in large populations so if you could explain that it would help a lot. Saying that democracy will not work in a country because some other countries may have better systems in other countries is not good enough. If that was the case then why are other democratic nations so different than Switzerland? One benefit that those countries have is that they are smaller and are easier to manage. I will admit though that those are really good examples of capitalism working well.
Those are good reasons however that is when you can pay workers not just according to their needs but also according to their job. Doing that without issues is a problem I am still trying to solve it however I do prefer it over the extreme opposite which was industrial revolution era America. There capitalism was allowed to run free and millions of workers payed dearly for it. From what I have seen both systems have extremes on both sides. With communism North Korea is the bad side of communism however industrial revolution is the time that capitalism went wrong and companies still do cause issues in many third world countries to this day. Switzerland is a great example of how capitalism can work well and what I want to see is a good example of communism working. I have not seen it have any more issues than capitalism will have however it has not been tried nearly as many times.
What happened during the industrial revolution was a big problem, one that was corrected through various regulations. In general, it was time when we didn't really understand the ramifications of what was taking place, just that business was booming and business owners were rolling in dough all the while their workers who varied in age worked their hands to the bone for hours on end for hardly anything at all. As stated, it was corrected. The concept of a minimum wage was put in place, as well as limiting the hours that a person could be worked and what was to be done if they exceeded the allotted time. Child labor was also done away with.
Onto the concept of paying according to their needs and adding a differential for their job, that starts moving away from communism given that communism is allegedly a classless society where property and wealth are shared. It elevates the factory worker from "enough to live comfortably" to "live very comfortably and show off just how comfortable they are", thus separating the two previously given examples. The People's Republic of China, or just China if you'd like, has been communist since 1949, however the government of China has been encouraging capitalist ventures which has been a boon to their economy.
In all, could it be done? Maybe in a small community setting. On a national level? Somebody somewhere along the line will be footing the bill, whether it is the farmer, the factory worker, the clerk, or even a cook, there will be somebody toiling away for "the greater good" of the community.
Yea it is official, in Communisim are national animal the Mammoth, now has citzenship
Next they'll want voting rights and tax exemptions and their own private schools. It could end up costing you more you know? What about affordable housing for Mammoths? Busing? Job security? Retirement benefits?
Here's another historical puzzle. No one appears to know for certain what the exact hand gestures were during gladiator matches to represent live or die. Pollice verso or "turned thumb" seems to be lost as to its real meaning. If you research it, you'll find contradictory articles pertaining to the subject. The Russell Crowe movie Gladiator depicted the thumbs down gesture to represent death though some will argue that it really meant to throw your sword down and allow the defeated to live.
Thumbs up, thumbs down or fold ones thumb inside the fist. All three have descriptions which can contradict one another so who really knows? The reason the world today believes thumbs down was used to represent death comes from a painting apparently done in 1872 called Pollice Verso by French historical-artist Jean-Léon Gérôme who apparently understood the Latin verso ("turned") to mean "turned down", and therefore in his painting he presents the death sentence with the thumbs-down gesture. Other historians dispute this however.
I talked to the leader of Communisim apparently Mammoths can vote, and have there own political party. I hope that does not happen Bull Moose
The Bull Moose and Mammoth parties. Now why does that actually sound reasonable?
I've had more than a couple people make comments to me recently that I used to talk about our history more often and haven't done so in a while. My response was that I stopped doing it because I figure I'm pretty much preaching to the choir. Most of you have been here for a very long time. If you'd like me to start talking about it again like this post and perhaps I'll write something each week about each year starting with 2006. It's never really been documented so perhaps a series of news articles would be appropriate.
I think it would be a good idea for the sake of posterity, and a series of articles would be a good way to do it.
Funny that somebody should mention a Mammoth Party; there is a very small political party from the northern reaches of the Federation called the Mammoth Party. They're the most pacifistic. Actually, they have a non-intervention policy they would like to spread around to the rest of the nation. Not a single one of them is a Mammoth, though, the Sheikan people may be hearty but Mammoths they are not. Want a war won? We're you're people. Want an elephantine mammal? That's somebody else's department.
I enjoy hearing our history. It's like a trip down memory lane.
Yeah, 'member that one guy who would say hi every now and then, then not say anything for long periods of time? I think I heard a rumor he went on to become Delegate XD.