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The Telegraph, until 2011 called The Daily Telegraph, is a British daily national newspaper that began publication in 1855. It is one of three remaining major broadsheet newspapers in the United Kingdom, the other two being The Times and The Manchester Guardian. The Telegraph maintains a right-wing stance and is currently edited by Oliver Osborne, who is married to Conservative leader Kate Fall-Osborne
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Another entry in my Avatar Aang is never found AU
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"The recent admixture of peoples in the old Earth Kingdom has created a new, fifth race, and has endowed it with hybrid vigor" -Addresses to the Laalish Nation

Kori Morishita was a Laalish philosopher and biologist created with founding both modern academic philosophy and modern biology. While traveling the colonies as part of the Azulon and Ilah Universty fencing team Morishita noticed that the coloration of sugar gliders were gray in the more industrialized colonies but stayed their usual brown in the more rural prefectures. Morishita speculated that the gray sugar gliders could blend in better and therefore more likely to survive. Morishita deicided to base her doctoral thesis on this problem; by the time it was finished, Materialistic Mechanisms of Speciation morphed into a fully developed articulation of evolutionary theory based on natural selection. Her thesis was critically claimed and vaulted her to academic superstardom. However, in Morishita view, evolution raised many more questions than it answered her efforts increasing turned to philosophy. ..

...The decay of the Fire Nation caused by the strain of its colonial holdings made Morishita turn to political thought. Morishita is usually credited as the first person to advocate that the colonies in the old Earth Kingdom should secede and form their own nation. She also forcefully advocated for political liberalism...

shoutout to @Uebeltank his post helped me figure out to add non wikimedia pictures
 
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Equestrian Politics
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Triple Crown Party and Corona Party
Party to Uphold Hippocracy
Everfree Party
Nightmare Party
Equalist Party (Marksist-Glimmerist), Equalist Party (Trotskyite), and Equalist Party (Blankist)

Now for the first party I actually made a logo for, which I didn't really end up using in the setting yet. This is probably the closest to a labor party you'll get in my setting.



The Free Alliance of Farriers and Ferriers is a minor, political party in Equestria centered on a platform of increasing labor rights with a primarily earth pony constituency. The FAFF was created out of the unification of the political interests of the farrier and ferrier guilds in northwestern Equestria. Since the party's founding, the leaders have traditionally come from the two guilds with one guild taking leader and one taking deputy leader. Currently, the FAFF leader Steelshod represents the farriers' guild while deputy leader Puget Sound represents the ferriers' guild. The balancing of the guild representation combined with the lesser organizational requirements of a smaller party has led to much more cooperation and sharing of duties between the leader and deputy leader than other political parties in Equestria. While the Free Alliance have no representation in the Equestrian parliament in either general or reserved ridings, they are a significant political presence in many of the towns on Vanhoover Island and in the adjoining mainland. In federal politics, their best results so far have been in the Equinemalt-Naneighmo riding, where the ferry industry is a heavy presence in connecting the city of Naneighmo with the surrounding area. On a local level, the Free Alliance of Farriers and Ferriers notably currently controls the town councils in Naneighmo on Vanhoover Island and Pugallop on the mainland.

Where the party does have power, it mostly advocates for better protections for workers in the two industries it represents: shodding and ferry transport in the rivers and bays of northwest Equestria. The party has achieved some strong successes in this area, including local laws standardizing ferry hours and routes or even municipalization in rare cases such as Naneighmo. They also have succeeded in setting minimum standards for the iron and steel for producing horseshoes across the region, and regulations on hours and working conditions for pre-cutie mark apprenticeships. However, there have been accusations of corruption where the party is in control, including delaying or cutting ferry service to some locations that are not amenable to the party's wishes. Complaints have also arisen from some unicorns and pegasi in northwestern Equestria about some of the actions of the largely earth pony FAFF. Free Alliance councilors and tradesponies will often clash with the unicorn miners that supply iron to the towns over standards or pay for the raw materials, and there are claims that laws such as municipal airpsace controls are not meant for public safety, but are meant to constrain local pegasi transport and ground pegasi to force them to use the ferries. The complaints have largely gone unheeded, however, and while most still regard the FAFF as a positive influence, discontent with the Free Alliance may be a contributing factor to the growth in anti-establishment sentiment of all kinds in northwest Equestria.
 
World of the Continued United Front
* Second Sino-Japanese War
* Chinese Leaders, 20s and 30s
* Sino-Soviet relations, 1930s to 1950s

United States Politics, 1952-1960

In the 1930s, the American public largely focused inward and embraced isolation. After the Second World War, and establishment of Soviet control over Eastern Europe, American politics began to turn outward, motivated by anti-communism to coordinate more with other western capitalist countries

In the 1930s and 1940s, the Communist Party of China took a gradualist stance, emulating the NEP of Lenin and intending to maintain it for a longer period of time than the USSR under Stalin did, with their own "Socialist Market Economy". As part of this, the Socialist Republic of China pursued a policy of significant trade with the West. The USA and other western countries were more than willing to engage in this trade, out of hopes of sowing division between the Chinese and Soviets, as well as in hopes of undermining Chinese (and Korean) socialism. The 1940s, however, saw an increase in voices criticizing the trade relationship as merely aiding Chinese economic growth, and criticizing the broader isolation of the 30s and failure to stop the spread of socialism in Europe and Asia

In the 1940s, the force of anti-communism had not yet come to dominate American politics, with incumbent Harry Truman managing to win a surprising victory in 1948 despite heavy criticism from Thomas Dewey. Even in the early 50s, it wasn't necessarily certain how things would later end up - in the 1952 Republican primaries, conservative Robert Taft only narrowly beat moderate Dwight Eisenhower

Taft did beat Eisenhower, however, and in the general election, the Taft-McCarthy ticket was able to solidly beat the Stevenson-Sparkman ticket. After 5 consecutive losses, the Republicans had finally taken back control. Taft himself was a solid conservative, but when he died just months into his Presidency, his successor pursued an even more strongly conservative agenda, and used the bully pulpit (and federal forces) for very aggressively anti-communist rhetoric and action

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McCarthy was far from the sole figure responsible for the "Second Red Scare", but he and his administration were a major factor in letting it reach the heights it did. The aggressive rhetoric encouraging an atmosphere of paranoia, federal agencies playing dirty with numerous denials of due process, encouragement and cooperation with heavy-handed state and local government efforts, and public support for the militias all played notable roles in spurring on the Red Scare. Of course these acts also played on already existing sentiments among the general population - many dissidents or suspected dissidents would die in the poor conditions of the government detention camps and asylums, or would be executed judicially or killed by law enforcement, but many more would be killed by patriotic militias or by spontaneous acts of violence in communities or by individuals

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Support for McCarthy and the Red Scare was far from unanimous . Even before the period of highest intensity, in McCarthy's second term, Estes Kefauver was able to present a strong challenge to the President, with McCarthy winning in 1956 by a much narrower margin than Taft had won four years earlier. But it was only partway through his second term that the opposition was able to really gain momentum, and when the general public began shifting in a big way against McCarthy and the Red Scare. McCarthy was able to narrowly avoid impeachment, but ended up censured by Congress, and ended up a lame-duck in the latter 1950s, with a coalition of Democrats and Republicans cobbling together a veto-proof supermajority to largely bypass the embittered President, and force some federal reforms to try and prevent the excesses of the Red Scare from happening again in the future

The total death toll from the Red Scare would not be determined. Though there was a broad recognition that things had gone too far, opinions varied wildly, from those who thought that there was certainly excess but that strong action against communism was nonetheless justified by the insurgencies, to those who held that the whole thing was a massive overreach of authority and militant zealotry that proved that far more reforms than those that were passed were needed, with some even suggesting that the leftist insurgents were justified by the oppressive cultural and political atmosphere. As such, due to hopes of moving forward and avoiding harsh political conflict over the particulars, an official, in-depth government inquiry was not launched until years later, at which point the passage of time had made it hard or impossible to determine a very clear image of the particulars and numbers. Modern official and academic numbers for those killed in the Red Scare, and for how, vary significantly from source to source and methodology used

Going into the 1960 elections, both parties found themselves with significant concerns and weaknesses.

The Republicans found themselves with major popularity issues due to their association with Joseph McCarthy (himself term-limited, still loudly commentating on politics, but increasingly ignored in the years before his 1962 death from liver failure brought on by alcoholism), as well as conflict within the party on the way forward. Richard Nixon, California Senator, early supporter of McCarthy who later shifted to a strong critic, with a strong Cold War rhetoric but also a fairly moderate domestic policy, was able to restore some respectability to the Republican Party, avoid causing too much controversy with any of the wings of the party, and make things competitive. Also helping make things competitive was the conflict within the Democratic Party

The party was facing conflict from the conservative and segregationist wings of the party who were relatively more favorable to Red Scare policy and the Cold War on one hand, and the left-wing of the party who were strongly critical of McCarthy, strongly pro-civil rights, and generally supportive of a less aggressive Cold War with more diplomatic efforts and an arguably more isolationist bent. Nominee John F. Kennedy, a moderate liberal taking a hard stance on Cold War foreign policy and taking Senate leader LBJ as his running mate to try to keep the south in line, while also endorsing a moderately left-leaning, pro-civil rights and liberties domestic platform, was ultimately unable to fully please either wing fully, and just like in 1948, the Democrats would see not one but two third party candidacies that largely took votes from their party. Leftist William H. Mire, on the revived Progressive Party ticket, was able to pull away a sizable chunk of the left-wing vote out of dissatisfaction with the relatively moderate stances the Democratic Party took in the wake of the national crisis, getting nearly 10% of the total vote and failing to win any states but playing 'spoiler' in multiple states. The segregationist Dixiecrats took a much smaller amount of the vote, but that vote was concentrated in several southern states, and the Dixiecrats were thus able to win several electoral votes

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The election results were extremely close. Indeed, due to the particulars of how the state of Alabama carried out their elections, it isn't even certain which candidate won the popular vote. As the results came in on election night and the day after, the winner was unclear, with the Progressives acting as something of a 'spoiler' for Kennedy, letting Nixon win various states like Illinois and California with well below 50% of the vote, and with Dixiecrats winning 15 electoral votes in the South and potentially sending the election to the House of Representatives with no majority winner in the electoral college. Kennedy, however, was able to very narrowly win a majority of electoral votes outright. Afterward, seeing the close results in Alaska, Nixon would express bitter regret in taking the advice of his advisors to not carry out his initial '50-state strategy' plan (though pundits would later point out that even if he did take time to campaign in Alaska and won the state, it could have cost him states like Illinois that he was able to narrowly win with his more targeted approach). At any rate, Kennedy was sworn in, speaking of a New Frontier for a new decade, poised to push ambitious foreign and domestic policy to tackle problems at home and abroad, though also facing the potential for struggles with getting his agenda through Congress
 
Did a small wikitable for @Time Enough's excellent list of heads of government of a surviving First Republic of Armenia that transitions into a Second one, largely as a way to get acquainted with making tables. Honestly, I don't know what else to say about this.



ITTL, Sarkis Dkhrouni has a mostly successful first term as Armenia sees four years of economic growth and steady industrialization going hand in hand with trade union growth, as well as a strong relationship with the West (particularly Labour-led Britain) and relative peace abroad. As such, the ASDLP maintains their parliamentary majority; however, the Dkhrouni government finds themselves focusing on foreign affairs as Stalin passes away and tensions brew in Iran, Mahabad and the Arab world. In 1955, Dkhrouni is assassinated during a diplomatic visit to Lebanon amidst a severe political crisis in the country.
 
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To celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of Hail, Britannia, I present to you the 2018 British imperial election:



The 2018 British imperial election was held on 19 April 2018 to elect, under the mixed member proportional representation system, the 868 members of the Imperial House of Commons. 434 members are elected from single-seat constituencies, with each Home Nation guaranteed at least one seat, with the other 434 seats being allocated to closed party lists as "top up" seats based on each party's share of the popular vote. The early election was called after several crises weakened the governing Social Democratic-Liberal-Green coalition.

The Party of Imperial Social Democrats and Progressives, led by incumbent Prime Minister Sylvia Lim of Singapore, were damaged by several high profile crises; the disastrous response in the Caribbean to the recent spate of hurricanes, an ongoing funding scandal in the Work Projects Agency, and the allegations of "favours-for-access". Their coalition partners, the Alliance of Imperial Liberals and Reformists and the Imperial Greens, led by Michael Bennet of Missouri and Elizabeth May of New England respectively, largely distanced themselves from the Social Democrats, with Bennet pledging to renegotiate a new coalition agreement if the SDP remained the largest party. However many in the Liberal backbenches were publicly critical of the Lim government's actions on a number of issues, while the Greens were buoyed by the numerous environmental initiatives they had successfully implemented. In the final count, both the Social Democrats and the Liberals lost seats, and the former was reduced to the second-largest party in the House. Despite the three parties collectively having 439 seats, enough to form a slim majority, Bennet, under pressure from high-profile Liberals, pledged on election night to not form a new coalition. Lim announced her resignation as Prime Minister on election night, advising the Queen-Empress that she was unable to form government, and pledging to remain as leader until a replacement was chosen.

The opposition Imperial Conservatives, Democrats and Unionists, under new leader Luis Fortuño of Puerto Rico, made a gain of 38 seats and rose to become the largest party in the House following strong performances in England and North America. Platform pledges to reduce government waste, as well as troop commitments in West Africa, increased infrastructure development in the southern American dominions and improved NHS funding, and to complete the accession of Accra to the Union were well received. The party also benefited from Fortuño's personal popularity, with his fluency in Spanish, English and French lending itself to campaigning across the Empire and his approachable nature and sympathy for the plight of his home island after the hurricane crisis. Although the Conservatives were unable to form a majority government, Fortuño was able to negotiate a confidence and supply agreement with the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives, and was invited by Elizabeth II to form a government as the 35th Imperial Prime Minister, and the first native Spanish-speaker to hold the office.

British Heritage, the right-wing, socially conservative nationalist party, under Sarah Palin of Oregon, largely reversed their loses over the previous decade, although pundits attributed this more to a general swing to the right in British politics than to any ideological breakthrough, as Heritage had run a relatively unimpressive campaign. The broad-tent Alliance of Regions lost two seats but were generally credited with running a positive campaign, and saw only a slight decline in their share of the vote. The moderate conservative and socially liberal Imperial Progressive Conservative Association, led by John Tory of Canada, held steady from the previous election, continuing to espouse a "common sense conservative" platform of balanced budgets and government reform. The Libertarian Party of Great Britannia went into the election divided between the left and right factions of the party, with Marie Ruwart of the Ohio Country still leading the party due to the lack of an acceptable "unifying" successor, and ran an uninspiring and disappointing campaign, which lacked direction and resulted in the party losing 2 seats, despite the party taking the Southwest Georgia and Wiregrass constituency. The left-wing Imperial Socialist Labour Party saw a slight decline at this election, losing two seats including the shock defeat of leader Donald Ramotar of the West Indies in his seat of Guyana.

The right-wing populist People's Alliance for Democracy, under long time leader Nigel Farage of England, gained four seats at this election, although Farage failed once again to win a constituency seat. Opposition to increased immigration and the accession of Accra to the Union were key campaign pledges, but the party lacked any real concrete economic platforms. Team Trump, the right-wing political vehicle established by businessman and Imperial Councillor Donald Trump, again failed to enter the Imperial Parliament, being excluded from the leader debates and many supporters switched to the Populists. The British Republican Movement had both MIPs and co-leaders re-elected to the House.

 
Here's a follow-up to my earlier post about the 1968 British presidential election.

Pierre Trudeau was a Canadian politician who was the 15th and last Prime Minister of Canada and the first President of Canada. Trudeau assumed the leadership of the Liberal Party and the office of Prime Minister mere months before the exposition of the King-Mountbatten-Windsor coup plots of 1968, which ultimately led to the scandalous downfall of the British monarchy, the exile of the House of Windsor, and the founding of the United Republic of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. After the full extent of the Windsors' participation in the plots was revealed, Trudeau expelled the former royal family from Ottawa, where they had been living in exile. With the backing of a near-unanimous vote from Parliament, a republic referendum was held in early 1969, which yielded a overwhelming pro-republic result. Trudeau was sworn in as the first President of Canada on March 1, 1969. He served one four-year term but lost re-election to Democratic Socialist Party candidate Tommy Douglas in 1972.

Trudeau died of prostate cancer in 2000. His eldest son, Justin Trudeau, is currently serving as Majority Leader of the Canadian Senate.
 
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The Zodiac Killer in this alternate history Wikipedia infobox is gunned down before he commits his first string of murders. However, this only opens another can of worms, as his body could not be identified and numerous conspiracy theories would soon follow...
 

The 11th Doctor (played by Peter Capaldi) first appeared in the episode Journey's End, where the Doctor (played by David Tennant) was killed by a blast from a Dalek. The 11th Doctor was known to be more angry and cruel than his previous incarnation, killing all of the Daleks that captured Earth and the other planets before returning Earth to its proper location. However, since the regeneration process wasn't quite complete, Donna was exposed to large amounts of regeneration energy, which almost caused her to die, leading to the Doctor to erase her memories of their adventures together. For the rest of the Specials, The Doctor lacked a companion. Throughout his stories he is nicknamed the "Time Lord Victorious", originally a title given to him by Captain Adelaide Brooke in the episode, "The Waters of Mars", the fourth episode the 11th Doctor appeared in during the 2009 specials. The 2009 specials consisted of the episodes, "The Planet of the Dead", "The Ghost Monument", "The Waters of Mars", and the two-parter "The End of Time". The End of Time brought back David Tennant as the 10th Doctor as both Doctors face off against the Master, who has regained a body and plans to bring Gallifray back from depths of the Time War and into the present. This improved Capaldi's entrance with the fans, some of whom felt like the 10th Doctor was stolen from them.

Series 5 begins with the Episode "The Next Doctor" where the Doctor encounters a man who claims to be the Doctor alongside his companion. In the end it is revealed that the man is actually Jackson Lake and his partner Rosita Farsisi. This season who start the arc question of who River Song actually is as the Doctor keeps encountering her. It is revealed that she is actually an assassin sent to kill the Doctor, it is also revealed that she has Time Lord DNA in her body thanks to being related to a future companion of the Doctor.
Series 6 starts with the three part episodes "Asylum of the Daleks", "Victory of the Daleks", and "Revolution of the Daleks. and would begin the brief arc about the "Impossible Girl" Clara Oswin Oswald, who seemed to exist in multiple places throughout time. The Daleks would be remodeled to look more scrapped together, since they are supposed to be the last survivors of the Time War, leaving their armor to be built from scraps. It would be reavealed in the Episode "Closing Time" that Clara was actually a Time Agent, from the 49th Century who had died in the time stream thanks to a faulty vortex manipulator while escaping an army of Cybermen. Unfortunately, the Doctor learns of this as she leaves, leaving him to be killed by the Cybermen, and using his regeneration energy to protect himself as he returned to the TARDIS. When he arrived, the regeneration energy was so powerful that it caused the TARDIS to crash in London in the year 2013, leading to the first arch of the 12th Doctor.

The 11th Doctor would return for the 50th Anniversary Specials: "The Night of The Doctor", "The Day of The Doctor", and the "Time of The Doctor". The Night of the Doctor focused of the early parts of the Time War, where the 8th Doctor, the War Doctor (John Hurt), and the 9th Doctor team up for a fight against a horrifying Dalek-Time Lord hybrid. The Day of the Doctor focused on the end of the Time War, where the War Doctor, 10th Doctor, and 11th Doctor would team up to face off against an invasion of Zygon. The Time of the Doctor stars all the Doctors from the 4th through to 12th with a brief cameo appearance from the 13th Doctor (played by Jenna Coleman), as they face off against a brand new regeneration of the Master (played by Matt Smith) who plans to destroy the Doctor once and for all time.
Would love to see the infobox for the Thirteenth Doctor
 
The Englishmen and their books
(in Kaiserreich)
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As the Union of Britain faces it's darkest hour in this Second Great War, Propaganda Minister Eric Blair seems to be unphased. His new book, "The Union in 40 years" is being lauded by many Totalist as Blair's magnum Opus. Sources indicate that Chairman Mosley has made reading the book mandatory for all citizens, in order to boost the collective national moral.
An utopic view of the Union in the year 1984, the book presents us with a look at the life of Oswald Johnson, a regular citizen of the "Eurasian Union", one of the 3 global syndicalist nations that coexist in harmony.
The most recent product of the "Union Writer's" group, composed of Totalist intellectuals such as Eric Blair, C.S. Lewis and H.G. Wells, the book is unapologetically supportive of the ruling ideology in Britain, and the war effort.
- New York Times, June 21, 1944
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This South African fantasy novel has been the talk of the literally world for the past few weeks, as it exploded in popularity around the globe. Mr. J.R.R. Tolkien, a citizen of South Africa, was formerly a Oxford Linguistics Professor, before the Syndicalist Revolution in Great Britain encouraged him to leave the nation. Mr. Tolkien has commented that he never expected the book to reach any major popularity within his own adopted homeland, much less the entire english-speaking world.

The Book centers on an epic struggle called "The War of the Ring", in the fictional land of Middle-Earth (which appears closely modeled on Medieval Europe). Said land is threatened by the power of the Dark Lord Sauron, who wields a magical Ring of Power. The protagonists of the novel are not residents of said land, but from the magical and mighty Island nation of Númenor. These Númenorians, fight alongside the many fictional races of Middle-Earth agaisnt Sauron, only to be defeated. Upon returning to their own Island, they find that the power of Sauron has followed them there, and it corrupts the people until the Isle itself collapses in destruction.

It is not hard to see the allegory of this conflict to the Weltkrieg, in which Germany defeated the Entente and the Isle of Great Britain, and the subsequent 1925 Syndicalist revolution in the Home Isles. In fact, many consider that one of the reasons the book has been especially popular among the exiled communities of the Isle living among the former Empire, be it in Ottawa or Dehli. Perhaps the most famous exile, King Edward himself, has expressed a liking for the Novel.
Mr. Tolkien, nevertheless, denies any attempt at allegory, claiming that fantasy is nothing other than that.

In Red Europe the book has proven its resiliency, being popular in the Commune of France as well as the Red Italy. In mother Britain, the Totalist Mosley and his controversial administration have banned the book, something that generated controversy amongst some of the population, but was aptly supported by Totalist intellectual figures.
- Ottawa Times, October 13, 1937
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There are few books more representative of art under Totalist Britain than "The Chronicles of Narnia", by C.S. Lewis. The Author, an avid Totalist and atheist, designed these children books as a method, not only of exposing the virtues of collective action, but as an attack on religion itself. Take the first book for example. The four Penvensie brothers, Peter, Edward, Suzanne and Lucy enter the magical realm of Narnia, ruled by the all-powerfull Lion of Day and Night. While he appears benevolent, the Lion is in fact tyrannical, punishing all tha question his rule and demanding eternal loyalty. Eventually the four siblings rise up and instigate a revolution against the Lion, freeing Narnia of tyranny. The children are themselves representative of the collective human race, while the Lion is a interpretation of God.

While the UOB had no particular stance on religion outside of keeping the government firmly secular, that changed with the rise of Mosley and Totalism in 1936. The new Chairman started an arduous campaign of religious suppresion. There was no greater supporter of this than Mr. Lewis, who opposed organized religion and even supported an invasion of Ireland to "liberate the island of superstition".

Despite all the political undertones of the times surrounding the novels, they've remained extremely popular, with many affirming that the deeper meaning is itself lost on the general audience.
- Boston Gazzette, June 11, 1951
 
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There are few books more representative of art under Totalist Britain than "The Chronicles of Narnia", by C.S. Lewis. The Author, an avid Totalist and atheist, designed these children books as a method, not only of exposing the virtues of collective action, but as an attack on religion itself. Take the first book for example. The four Penvensie brothers, Peter, Edward, Suzanne and Lucy enter the magical realm of Narnia, ruled by the all-powerfull Lion of Day and Night. While he appears benevolent, the Lion is in fact tyrannical, punishing all tha question his rule and demanding eternal loyalty. Eventually the four siblings rise up and instigate a revolution against the Lion, freeing Narnia of tyranny. The children are themselves representative of the collective human race, while the Lion is a interpretation of God.

While the UOB had no particular stance on religion outside of keeping the government firmly secular, that changed with the rise of Mosley and Totalism in 1936. The new Chairman started an arduous campaign of religious suppresion. There was no greater supporter of this than Mr. Lewis, who opposed organized religion and even supported an invasion of Ireland to "liberate the island of superstition".

Despite all the political undertones of the times surrounding the novels, they've remained extremely popular, with many affirming that the deeper meaning is itself lost on the general audience.
- Boston Gazzette, June 11, 1951
As someone who grew up with the Narnia books and has fond memories of reading them, I gotta say: this one hurts. :cryingface:
Either way, bravo! Another great set of wikiboxes from you, as per usual.
 
Here's a follow-up to my earlier post about the 1968 British presidential election.

Pierre Trudeau was a Canadian politician who was the 15th and last Prime Minister of Canada and the first President of Canada. Trudeau assumed the leadership of the Liberal Party and the office of Prime Minister mere months before the exposition of the King-Mountbatten-Windsor coup plots of 1968, which ultimately led to the scandalous downfall of the British monarchy, the exile of the House of Windsor, and the founding of the United Republic of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. After the full extent of the Windsors' participation in the plots was revealed, Trudeau expelled the former royal family from Ottawa, where they had been living in exile. With the backing of a near-unanimous vote from Parliament, a republic referendum was held in early 1969, which yielded a overwhelming pro-republic result. Trudeau was sworn in as the first President of Canada on March 1, 1969. He served one four-year term but lost re-election to Democratic Socialist Party candidate Tommy Douglas in 1972.

Trudeau died of prostate cancer in 2000. His eldest son, Justin Trudeau, is currently serving as Majority Leader of the Canadian Senate.
What about Australia and New Zealand?
 
What about Australia and New Zealand?
I mentioned in my original post that the Australian election led to a Labour landslide for Gough Whitlam. He eventually took virtually the same path as Trudeau--a referendum with overwhelming support from nearly every political party, and he was sworn in as Australia's first president. Almost the entire Commonwealth followed this path because the revelation made the Windsors universally distrusted.

Full disclosure, I'm not very knowledgeable on non-contemporary AU/NZ politics so I'll have to do a bit more reading. I'm thinking either Keith Holyoake becomes the first President or Norman Kirk defeats him at an election and he becomes the first President.
 
Francis III was King of The United Kingdom of Great Britain, France and Ireland and the Other Commonwealth Realms from 6th August 1972 to his abdication on the 9th of October 2014, he was succeeded by his only daughter, Rachel, who became his heir after his eldest son, Louis, Prince of Wales, died in a car crash in 1997.

Born in 1949 to his father Louis III, Francis was a rather quiet man who never really wanted to be king, but since he was the first born child, he had to take the job.

He married Amelia, Viscountess of Helsinki, who was the niece of the king of Scandinavia, Gunther III, in 1969.

In 1970, Amelia gave birth to his first son, Louis, named after Francis' father, then in 1986, his daughter Rachel was born and in 1990, his last son, Henry.

In 1972, Louis III died and Francis became king.

In 1997, Louis, Prince of Wales was killed in a car crash and Rachel became his heir, Francis was devastated by his eldest son's death, and spent the next several months in mourning.

In 2006, Rachel revealed she was dating a woman, named Eleanor Beckett, the older sister of Henry's best friend, Elliot Beckett, Francis wasn't surprised by this news, given that Rachel turned down all potential suitors who proposed to her after her 18th birthday, but the news of Rachel being a Lesbian became world-wide news.

In 2012, Rachel and Eleanor got married, It was one of the most viewed televised events in History, Francis, however, did finally get a grandchild, when Henry's wife, Olga, niece of the Tsar of Russia, Nicholas IV, gave birth to a son, Vladimir Louis.

In 2014, Francis abdicated, citing 42 years of ruling was too much for him, so Rachel became the first LGBT monarch of The United Kingdom.

Francis and Amelia are currently residing in their country home in Normandy.
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