Who Wants A Global
Those who warn that
there are politicians and bankers who want to create a world government are
usually dismissed as `cranks' and `conspiracy theorists'. Talk of a New World
Order is sneered at as an example of paranoia. Criticisms of the Bilderbergers
are laughed off as of no account.
But are these fears really so
In 1996, the United Nations published a 420-page report entitled
`Our Global Neighbourhood' which outlined a plan for global governance. In 2001,
when UN Secretary General Kofi Annan received the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of
the United Nations, he said: `In the twenty-fitst century I believe the mission
of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the
sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion. This
will require us to look beyond the framework of states, and beneath the surface
of nations or communities.'
What was Annan talking about, if not a global
Many politicians (including Mikhail Gorbachev, former
President of the Soviet Union) have argued that we need a world government.
Gorbachev and others contend that we need a global institution to deal with
In September 2005, Bill Clinton organised a `Global
Initiative to bring together world leaders to `make a difference'.
are a number of organisations trying to create a world government. The United
Nations, the G8 and the European Union are just a few of
Copyright Vernon Coleman September 2007