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POINT OF VIEW – Global governance or a rattletrap?


By statute, the UN to all intents and purposes is an Orwellian Animal Farm where “all animals are equal, but some are more equal than others”.

The return of nationalisms has been spurred on by the illusion that there is some formula by which the past can be restored, reviving the glory and splendour of some earlier time. But the past is irretrievable, and pretending otherwise only makes life harder. It is also making concerted action evermore difficult for international organisations, and the situation appears to be worsening daily.

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