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The Secret American Dream The Creation of a New World Order with the Power to Abolish War, Poverty, and Disease by Nicholas Hagger
  

The Secret American Dream The Creation of a New World Order with the Power to Abolish War, Poverty, and Disease

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The Secret American Dream The Creation of a New World Order with the Power to Abolish War, Poverty, and Disease by Nicholas Hagger

Until the present time there have been seven stages of United States expansionism - from the Federal unification of the original states to the 'New World Order' planned by US-led commercial elites before and after 1989. Extrapolating both from the author's distinctive reading of history and the evidence of President Obama's own speeches and actions, The Secret American Dream proposes that the US now faces a new, eighth, phase of expansion. In this, the traditional 'American Dream' of peace, social order and prosperity would be extended to all humankind. This ambitious plan - little known and understood outside President Obama's inner circle - would involve the creation of a benevolent World State initiated, but not dominated, by the United States. The Secret American Dream suggests that the first step in establishing the World State - a supranational authority with legal powers to abolish war and nuclear weapons - would be a visit by the US President to the UN General Assembly requesting a World Constitutional Convention. Under the President's proposals, the existing UN General Assembly would become an elected, 850-seat lower house, alongside a new World Senate and an executive called the World Commission. A senatorial World Openness Committee would control the world's commercial elites and harness their positive skills and energies. Founded on altruistic and philanthropic principles, the World State would bring global peace, disarmament and the opportunity of prosperity to every individual on Earth. The abolition of war and nuclear stockpiles would remove the threat of nuclear war and the possibility of ex-Soviet nuclear weapons falling into terrorist hands. It would also create a 'peace dividend' of nearly US$1.5 trillion per year, which could be spent on eliminating world poverty, disease and famine; on guaranteeing financial instability and a minimum income for all; and on solving energy and environmental problems. Initiatives by President Obama in a range of areas, such as his recent nuclear disarmament deal with Russia, show that he is already taking steps to implement this 'secret' American Dream.

About the Author

Nicholas Hagger has written more than thirty books on history, literature and philosophy. He has lectured at universities in Baghdad, Tokyo (where he was a Professor) and Tripoli. He has followed a career in education and studied and written widely about the rise and fall of civilisations. His controversial book The Secret Founding of America was widely discussed and acclaimed.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st June 2011

Author

Nicholas Hagger

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Publisher

Watkins Publishing an imprint of Watkins Media

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

International relations
General & world history

ISBN

9781907486531

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