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Reform the U.N.

The democratic countries of the world believe in democracy for their countries, but not for the U.N. [ United Nations]. Any country on the U.N. Security Council can veto a resolution before it. That’s not democracy.

If the U.N. was democratic it would reduce the differences among regional organizations – the common market, the E.U., NATO, SEATO, OAS, etc. and harness the rise of China and others. Each country could drastically reduce its military forces as the U.N. built up its force. America wouldn’t have to be ‘policeman of the world.

A democratic U.N. could force each country accept its share of responsibility for the arms trade, terrorism, hostages, ethnic disputes, foreign aid, border disputes, human rights, sanctions, refugees, chemical, biological, and nuclear warfare … . America wouldn’t take on so many problems and get so much blame.

Reform could include a plan for each country having more votes for free press, human rights, economic freedom, secularism, rule of law, elections … and fewer votes for having less. The countries could be rated and their votes adjusted periodically

Who should pressure the U.N. to reform? – politicians, the media, political organizations, regional orgs, ngo’s, the world bank the international monetary fund, think tanks … . And there are other groups too – suppressed women, gays, untouchables, ethnic groups, political prisoners, slaves, and the two-thirds of the world’s population that are locked out of the capitalist system. These have the most empathy, the most to gain, and would work hardest for reform.

Some of the organizations for reform: REFORM THE UNITED NATIONS, COMMITTEE FOR A DEMOCRATIC UNITED NATION, CAMPAIGN FOR UNITED NATIONS, PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY, WORLD FEDERALIST MOVEMENT.

 

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  • Anonymous August 12th, 2011 1:53 pm

Heck of a good job. I sure appreciate it.

  • Anonymous August 12th, 2011 2:03 pm

Pleasing you should think of something like that

  • Anonymous August 29th, 2012 10:14 pm
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