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Founder: The Colony of Qeg

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Welcome to The New Kingdom, a territory of Force!

A kingdom for the modern age.


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Founded July 29th, 2017.



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    Welcome!

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    Territories

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Embassies: Force, Heart, The Dank Meme Alliance, Pigsty Steppes, Bus Stop, Turkic Union, Rygach edd Taeilain, The Embassy, Krillin, The Great Universe, Hollow Point, The Slide Countries, RGBN, Yuno, and Free Market Federation.

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The New Kingdom contains 9 nations, the 1,682nd most in the world.

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Today's World Census Report

The Largest Basket Weaving Sector in The New Kingdom

World Census agents infiltrated a variety of out-of-the-way towns and festivals in order to determine which nations have the most developed Basket Weaving industries.

As a region, The New Kingdom is ranked 3,066th in the world for Largest Basket Weaving Sector.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The United States of DarilandInoffensive Centrist Democracy“Mahalin ang sariling atin”
2.The Empire of Victor DictatorIron Fist Consumerists“We will die for a Leader and Motherland”
3.The Federal Principality of NadihaDemocratic Socialists“People and royalty, equaled before the law and god”
4.The Empire of FreeviewPsychotic Dictatorship“Unity, Discipline, Work”
5.The Colony of QegIron Fist Consumerists“Yayyyyy”
6.The Kingdom of KrickleNew York Times Democracy“Love and Peace”
7.The Federation of TechnobabbleFather Knows Best State“00101110 00101110 00101110”
8.The Holy Empire of The yellow priesthoodPsychotic Dictatorship“Justice, Piety, Loyalty”
9.The Republic of Zombie CinderellaCompulsory Consumerist State“spoiling dreams”

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The New Kingdom Regional Message Board

Hello TNK,
It's me, Lashnakia! As the current Acting Speaker of the House, it is my obligation to inform you that the candidacy announcements period for the Special Court Elections has begun(Again). Any citizen may vote, though please take the time to read through the information I have put up.
https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=453.0
Good luck to all participating!
Kind regards,
Lashnakia
Speaker of the House

A four-people ban, new elections to fill the void, a big month for roleplay and an important treaty with the New Western Empire - everything that you will find in this May's edition of the Force Flyer! page=dispatch/id=1383522

Hello The New Kingdom, I know itís been a long time since the last Union Weekly Recap but I encountered some problems that made me impossible to do it but coincidentally not really a lot of things happened anyway, anyway Iíll just get into the subject. Letís go:

- Dr. Owl has won the Second Force Discord Emoji Contest by easily beating Hayato 5 votes to 2.

- Amendments 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 have all passed. If you wanna see them go check here: https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=454.0

- The debate for the Court elections has just ended so be prepared to vote soon. Hereís the Debate to help you decide if you want Tigslarlowducken and Great Allegheny to represent the judiciary branch of Force: https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=456.0

- A new poll has been released concerning the Government approval. Go vote here: https://forms.gle/qLLrfjnbLVovtdsAA

- The May Force Flyer was released but due to problems with the mods, it has been deleted and so the only way to now read it is the official paper version which is on the discord.

Hello The New Kingdom, and welcome to the 16th edition of the Union Weekly Recap. I hope youíre currently doing well during this quarantine. I am fine, but anyway you donít want to hear about me but more about the news and today is a little bit special since we have at least one news from every state of the Union. Letís go:

- After months of military occupation, Canterbury has finally been annexed and will now join the Union as a province.

- Elections for Justices have ended. The results have not yet to officially come out but the Union Weekly Recap can confirm that it is almost certain that both Tigslarlowducken and Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia have won the election and will soon become Justices. You can see the results by yourselves here: https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=457.0

- The two provinces of Arcem and The New United Commonwealth have been integrated into the newly found province of Greater Arcem. Greater Arcem is the first province to include two regions at the same time.

- Minister of Culture of Force, Heonix, is currently taking applications for becoming his Deputy. If you are interested, please go here: https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=458.0

- Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia has been appointed Governor of Power by our Founder.

- Bennisia has been appointed Minister of Immigration of Heart by First Minister Empire of Elysium.

- Candidacy Announcements for President of RGBN have been opened. If you are a citizen of RGBN and want to lead the region you can go here: page=poll/p=159481

Hi friends of The New Kingdom! I'm Western Kanakystan from the Region of Heart.

The City Council of San Giano dell'Umbria has ordered the eviction of a social center/micronation 'Republic of Frigolandia'.

In the name of culture, in the name of micronationalism and in the name of other things, Sign the petition and share!!! https://www.change.org/p/al-presidente-della-repubblica-sergio-mattarella-salviamo-la-repubblica-dell-arte-di-frigolandia-dall-assurda-minaccia-di-sgombero

#SIGN_NOW #FRIGOLANDIA

Good day/night everyone, it is me, Azerubia, here to share the 17th edition of the Union Weekly Recap. I wish you all a refreshing summer but for now, let's get onto the news:

- Voting for the June 2020 Court Elections have ended. Tigslarlowducken and Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia were both elected Justices unanimously. Attendance was extremely low with only 6 citizens of Force voting.

- Chundukeratopia has been appointed Governor of the newly annexed region of Canterbury.

- Marcelli has been appointed Justice by Renegalle to fill the last third office that was left vacant due to not having enough candidates for the Court elections.

- Loomburg has been appointed Deputy Minister of Culture by Heonix.

- The Third Force Discord Emoji is up, to all that are part of the Union discord, you can now start voting for the first round. May the best emoji win: https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=463.msg3129#new

- RGBN Presidential Elections have ended, votes were tied between Suter and West Intermarium with each candidate getting three votes each but due to West Intermarium dropping out after, Suter was appointed the new President of RGBN.

The May version of the Force Flyer is finally back on the shelves:

Issue XXXIV
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A four-people ban, new elections to fill the void, a big month for roleplay and an important treaty with the New Western Empire - everything that you will find in this May's edition of the Force Flyer!

DISCLAIMER


This edition of the Force Flyer was banned by moderators from NationStates due to containing links concerning Libertatis Regalis that broke some rules of NationStates. We have removed all of these links and we're clearly sorry for the inconvenience it caused.



SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE LIBERTATIS REGALIS IS BANNED FROM FORCE by Renegalle


On May 7th, at 5:45 PM EDT, Libertatis Regalis and a number of his friends were banned from Force and its territories. This came as a shock to many. After all, he was serving at the time as the Speaker of the House and friends of his were serving in other areas of government, such as the Court. In addition, he had been a past Prime Minister, serving for multiple terms. The actual reason for him being banned was a special moderation decision, made together by the Founder and Prime Minister. Over the course of multiple years, he took repeated actions which went against our own rules as well as the terms of service of two different platforms. We cannot go into further details due to the NationStates ToS, although further details can be provided to you if you so wish either by visiting our Discord or by contacting one of our officials. Preparing for the actual ban took a fair bit of planning. The PM and I talked over it a couple days before we intended to do it. We realized that important parts of our community, such as our forums, would go down if he were to be banned (since he was hosting them for us at the time). We also had to find a new person to help us sustain our recruitment operations, which we managed to do. Transferring the forums proved to not be as easy as expected. It did not take all too long to actually install the forums, but transferring the content over required a bit of research and due to some technical difficulties, hours of work. When we finished, everything was all ready to go and after Libertatis was banned, we got the forums back up within minutes of him terminating them.

The aftermath beyond that has been both good and bad. The most immediate beneficial effect was the fact that a person who was putting our own community at risk was no longer in it. Beyond that, many people were happy that long-awaited reforms, which had been held up in length debates previously, were finally able to be passed. This included the passage of a constitutional amendment to remove restrictions on concurrently serving in both the House of Representatives and Cabinet, which many believed to have hurt the governmentís overall functioning. Of course, not all things were easy. Beyond the transfer of the forums and finding new recruitment methods, activity has fallen somewhat since the people who were banned were some of our more active members. The House, which at its peak was passing legislation every day and had nearly all its members actively engaged in voting and working on new legislation, has fallen a bit inactive, with legislation only being proposed by one of its members and the Founder.

The Cabinet to has been a bit quiet, although itís still managed to keep up with its basic duties. Despite these hurdles, things have overall been going well for the region despite the loss of members and with more new members joining, many of whom are active, the Union seems to be doing okay and hopefully in time will be able to recover much of the activity which was lost.




TWO NEWBIES ENTER THE HOUSE AND TIGSLARLOWDUCKEN GETS APPOINTED JUSTICE by Azerubia


Following the ban of the politically influential group of Libertatis Regalis and his friends, many offices were left completely empty. In total, three House seats and one Justice position were left completely blank. This lead to an unparticular situation where the State of Heart had full control of the House with 2 representatives (Empire of Elysium and A place where furries are) while the capital region only had one (Lashnakia). This didnít really last long as shortly after, Alemputo/A Place Where Furries Are left Force and NationStates in general due to personal reasons making the House filled with only two Representatives. Fortunately, both Empire of Elysium and Lashnakia didnít abuse their powers and an emergency election was quickly called by newly elected Speaker, Lashnakia.

This election was the first to implement the new changes brought by House Bill 33 so now, runners had to officially indicate for which party they were running for. There was only one candidate seeking the position of judge and it was Force Unity Party member Tigslarlowducken who had previously been defeated in the Court Election of last month by The Caminoes. For the House candidates, we saw some new faces with Force Unity Party member EGM and Democratic Peopleís Party member Silvedania running for their first office. Ex-Minister of Culture and House Representative and member of the DPP Qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm 1234567890- was the other House candidate.

Everything went according to the usual. Each candidate provided their answers during the Debate period and it was time to move on to the most important part. The voting. The voter turnout for the elections was pretty low probably due to the fact that they were not really super important elections and that the citizens didnít felt obliged to go to the ballots. Also, due to having more available seats in the House than actual candidates, there wasnít really any fight and everyone got elected without any objections. Tigslarlowducken also had similar results with 9 votes and only 1 abstention.

One week later, The Caminoes announced that he was leaving his position of Justice due to personal reasons and because of that, the second Court Election of this month was started. Chief Research Officer Great allegheny was the only one to present himself but due to him not answering the debate questions, he was disqualified and never went to the voting phase. Another Justice election has been called but we are still currently in the candidacy announcements part so we will have to wait to know more.





A BIG MOMENT FOR FORCE AND THE NEW WESTERN EMPIRE by Salibaic


The ďHootshipĒ Treaty signed between Force and the New Western Empire sought to strengthen relations between the two regions and is Forceís first ally region and first treaty since the Foreign Affairs updates under MoFA New Legland. Prime Minister of NWE United Soviet States Of Russian Empire declares,

"Since signing the Hootship Treaty, Force and NWE have started to work on progress. Progress of course is defined by how people which to see it, which for Salibaic and myself is giving members of our community a great time. Whether that involve debates, Cabinet meetings, Treaties, or anything else the more y'all enjoy it the better. The Hootship Treaty was designed on the basis of the NWE "Friendship" class of Treaties but with the idea of actually following through with community events via the founding of The Corner. Another way that this Treaty has strengthened Force and NWE relations is by communication between Salibaic and myself. Both of us ironically came to power roughly the same way and believe in the same basic things: Making sure our people are happy, fixing up the region, and showing the region that it is ok to fire someone because they can't perform or something. Through this communication, many ideas have been shared and Salibaic has provided me with some bills that would assist in NWEs growth and I plan on returning the favor. As our regions continue to explore both government and community wise, I just simply ask for both regions to remember where we come from, and why not only should we remember the actions of our leaders, but also how we can improve as a region to increase forward progress. Thank you to Force for allowing this Treaty and the benefits it seeks to provide to be a reality."

The treaty consists of 4 main parts: Media, Roleplay, Mutual Intelligence, and Culture.

Under Media, it allows for each region's press (such as the Force Flyer) to report on each otherís region freely and post their respective articles and such like.

Under Roleplay, it permits anyone from either NWE or Force to be in each other's region RPs.

Under Mutual Intelligence it allows for Force to hand over information to the NWE on information pertaining to the NWE and vice versa.

Under Culture it creates a special discord named "The Corner" that is made to hold events between the two regions.




SUMEKA BRINGS NEW CHANGES TO THE ROLEPLAY by Azerubia


This month was quite busy for the Official Force Roleplay. Everything started when ex-Prime Minister Alemputo announced that he was leaving Force and NationStates due to personal reasons. Salibaic who was questioned by the Force Flyer on the matter stated, ďHe didn't really feel safe and I believe that the reasoning behind that is when Libertatis was banned it unbalanced power in favour of Renegalle in his opinion at least.Ē Even though it is always sad to see a citizen leave it wouldnít have been too much of a hassle if Alemputo didnít leave while taking the maps. Near the end of his time as Head of Roleplay, Alemputo was also criticized for being inactive, one thing he did extremely well was the maps. Alemputo redesigned the existing map that had been created and made more realistic. He also provided a new heightmap and was going to release a biome map. Unfortunately, when he left, Alemputo decided that since he redesigned the maps, Force didnít have the right to use them anymore and deleted them before anyone noticed (He even deleted the annexations of other people who had the map in it). Most people didnít understand what he meant since maps were always considered to be of no oneís property but it was too late and we couldnít do anything.

Sumeka, the current Minister of Foreign Affairs was appointed to be the replacement of Alemputo as Head of the Roleplay Committee. Sumeka had been the previous Head of the Committee before Alemputo but had been fired due to his inactivity at the time. The first thing that he did is that with the Committee that tried to find if someone had backups of the map. The Committee only managed to find backups of the political one which was good but they still missed the very important resources map. An announcement was then made to all roleplayers in the hope to find other backups and it paid off with Sensktramm sending the updated resource map that he had sent to his friend some weeks prior. The second thing Sumeka did was to purge the Roleplay Committee from inactive voters. In total, three members (Jam lung, Loomburg and Lashnakia) were removed and two of them were even later removed completely the Roleplay due to inactivity.

The Roleplay was not put on pause during this event and only one day after all this, a new fresh map made by newly appointed Deputy Head of the Committee Azerubia was released. Then some weeks after it was a new resource map that was made. Unfortunately, no backups of the height and biome map have been found so it will take a while before seeing them back. There were also a lot of new things added to the server such as news stations, an alliance channel and even a place to go if you need help.

Anyway, roleplay is currently doing very well and has some pretty active members. The first sports event was also organized as the First Force World Cup and it will be held in Azerubia. We also almost had our first big war with tensions between The Internationale and the World Extranational Economic Bloc almost erupting before calming down for a bit. Anyway, this roleplay is still pretty young and we are excited to see where the players will lead its path.



NEW LAND IN SIGHT by Sumeka


The new up and coming expansion to Force roleplay is nearly here. Azerubia and Sumeka have been working on this expansion for several weeks now, and ironing out any bugs or hitches that might occur. The largest feature by far will be 3 brand new continents to explore and colonize, as well as the introduction of new resources such as luxury goods. These will all add newly needed flavor to roleplay, and will also allow for further expansion in the future. One of the largest changes to be made is the introduction of AI empires, who will be able to rival even the largest of countries, not only to add balance but to add interesting world dynamics and diplomacy. They will vary wildly between ideologies, and many players might find themselves at odds with them either militarily, economically, or politically.

Sumeka and Azerubia have been working very diligently to ensure this expansion comes out in a timely manner, with Sumeka designing and drawing the continents, and Azerubia placing them on the map, as well as lots of brainstorming, discussion, and debate. They hope to have the update/expansion complete by June 8. If this expansion proves successful, Sumeka has stated that ď...more expansions similar in scope will be added.Ē Further down the line will be the separation of MP from budget, which will make it entirely dependent on how much is spent on improving it, which will discourage AFK inactivity due to ďItíll rise on its own anywayĒ. Regardless, this update is looking like it will allow for some excellent RP and activity within the server.




EASY WIN FOR SALIBAIC IN DPP PRIMARY by Empire of Elysium

On May 18th elections for the DPP leadership officially began. On one side we had the incumbent Prime Minister Salibaic, and on the other, Head of the RP committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sumeka. Prior to the election, there was not much talking except the occasional posters and the Debate. As for policy Sumeka wanted to make the government more autonomous from the founder and made it his key policy, Salibaic on the other hand wanted to expand the unionís FA, RP, and Culture programs for his key policy. On the day of the election Salibaic instantly took 100% of the Heart vote, aka Empire of Elysium. On the 19th Salibaic was projected to win after receiving 5 votes, just over 50% of the party. On the 20th the election ended and the final results where Salibaic with 83% of the vote and Sumeka with 17%.




THE RESEARCH UNION INSTITUTE AT YOUR SERVICE by Great allegheny

On the ninth of May 2020 Prime Minister Salibaic establish the Research Union Institute, headed by Research Officer NeverthelesS, also known as Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia or Great allegheny. Over its lifetime, the Research Institute has posted four polls, two dealing with government and political party approval, and two more dealing with Security Council and Grand Assembly. Also, it is possible that weekly polls on government approval and political party affiliation might be on their way. Currently, the Research Department is looking for staff members so we can establish a schedule to create polls daily! If you are interested please take the recruitment poll:
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Editorial Team for this Month


Azerubia - Minister of Communications and Editor in Chief

Renegalle - Founder and Editor

Salibaic/The Scottish Republic - Prime Minister and Editor

Empire of Elysium - First Minister of Heart and Editor

Sumeka - Editor

Great allegheny - Editor


We're hiring for new positions! Learn More...
For more information, contact Azerubia through Discord (teaman#4617)
or apply forLink Civil Services!

March-April 2020 Competition Results


Competition

Winner

Submission

Pet Competition

Lashnakia

Second Force Discord Emoji Contest

Salibaic

Statistics




Region

Nations

WA Nations

Force

245 (-4)

73 (0) =

RGBN

41 (8)

11 (0) =

Heart

37 (-7)

11 (-3)

The New Kingdom

9 (-3)

0 (0) =

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Well hello there I'm Azerubia, didnít see you here. I guess youíre here for the Union Weekly Recap of this week, arenít you? Well, Iím not gonna let you wait here, so let's start this 18th edition of the Union Weekly Recap. Letís go:

- Following an executive order made by Prime Minister Salibaic, the Roleplay Committee has gone back to being a Ministry. Sumeka will still stay in charge of it.

- The Court has officially elected Marcelli as its Chief Justice.

- West Intermarium has been appointed Vice-President of RGBN by Suter.

- Gonecat has won the Third Force Discord Emoji Contest by defeating gondal. https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=463.msg3184#new

- Bennisia has won the Democratic Peopleís Party primary.

- In RGBN, Betelgeuse Alliance and Plaugetopia have been appointed Minister of Roleplay and Minister of Activities respectively.

- Voting on Amendment 25 has currently been finished, the results havenít been confirmed yet but the Communications team can almost confirm you it will pass. https://forcens.com/index.php?topic=468.0#msg3160

The results of the elections of these months and who are the next ones coming, a good turn for the territories and a big sports event in roleplay - everything that you will find in this June's edition of the Force Flyer!

Issue XXXV
Headlines

The results of the elections of these months and who are the next ones coming, a good turn for the territories and a big sports event in roleplay - everything that you will find in this June's edition of the Force Flyer!

TIGSLARLOWDUCKEN AND PRIDNESTROVSKAIA MOLDAVSKAIA ELECTED AS JUSTICES by Azerubia


On the 1st of June, a new election was called by House Speaker Sir Lashnakia. It was time for the June Justices Election and honestly, it wouldnít have been a Force month without another election.

This election was the last one held without the new updated elections schedule introduced with Amendment 23. Amendment 23, which was sign into law on the 6th of June, introduces two new elections. General and midterm elections. Before, Prime Minister and House elections were held on the same month while Court elections were held on a different one. Now, the Court of the Union will now be elected during midterm elections with the capitalís House seats while the Prime Minister and the territoriesí House seats will be elected during the general election, the most important of the two. For your information, general elections will be held in March, July and November while midterm elections will be held in January, May and September.

After the election was called, two candidacies were deposited which meant that even if the two were being elected, there would still be a missing Justice office that would need to be filled. Anyway, the two candidacies were incumbent Justice Tigslarlowducken and Governor Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia who had previously tried to become Justice in the last Court election but due to him failing to answer Debate questions he had been disqualified. After the three mandated days of candidacy announcements, people were ready to go to the next stage.

Due to House Speaker Lashnakia resigning, we had to wait for 4 days for former Deputy House Speaker Empire of Elysium to finally start the Debate stage. The Debate exists so that voters can know the policies of their possible candidates but also to know whoís actually serious about it because if you donít answer them you are disqualified from the election. Anyhow, both candidates answered in the due time and it was time to pass onto the next phase.

Like most Court elections, the turnout was very low with only 6 people going to vote. In fact, the turnout was so low that the last time an official election had that much voters was in November 2019 Emergency House Election which had 6 voters but only 5 that had a valid ballot. The Force Flyer has found that most citizens do not go voting for Court elections due to them being non-important at their eyes since the Court is barely used in Force anyway. Nevertheless, all of the 6 voters voted in favour of each candidate making them both uncontested and easily elected.

Under the law, if there was a missing Justice in the Court following an election there were two choices. First, the House Speaker could call an Emergency Court Election to try and find a new candidate or the Founder could simply appoint someone. The second solution was the one chosen and on the 17th, Marcelli was appointed as Justice by Renegalle. Marcelli would also later become the current Chief Justice due to his experience at being one in the past.





PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION by Azerubia


As the first General election since the passage of Amendment 23 is arriving, we can already see that this will probably one of the most controversial and important ones Force will ever have. Like almost every election, the candidacies announcement phase will start on the 1st of the month. Currently, for Prime Minister the candidates that we all know will present themselves are, current Minister of Internal Affairs and Force Unity Party Nominee Caduceo, Democratic People's Party Nominee Bennisia, incumbent Prime Minister of the New Western Empire United Soviet States Of Russian Empire, also known as Texas, (under the nation United Soviet States of Russian Imperial) and incumbent Deputy Prime Minister, World Assembly Delegate and Cheese Party nominate New Legland (as Cumcision). For the House, the Force Unity Party has currently confirmed that they will support Empire of Elysium and Alludo for the Heart and RGBN seats respectively. If you still didn't know, the general election only elects territorial seats and currently, Heart and RGBN each have 2 seats in the House. Following some rumours, the Democratic People's Party will also be having candidates for the House but the Force Flyer still doesn't know who they will be. The Federalist Party will be having Minister of Communications Azerubia (as Suter) as a candidate in RGBN and incumbent Prime Minister Salibaic for Heart (as The Scottish Republic).

Not long enough, there was a controversy concerning the Democratic People's Party. The DPP was by far the most influential and powerful party of Force and when its chairman and leader Salibaic announced that he would not run for Prime Minister for the general election, it left a big hole that needed to be filled. Azerubia, Sumeka and Bennisia were all candidates for the nomination. Azerubia quickly stood down and endorsed Sumeka after he was elected President of RGBN. Sumeka easily won the voting intentions poll but it was now time for the real election. Bennisia won the election 4 votes to 3 and so went on to get the nomination. As soon as he was elected, Bennisia was accused by Azerubia and Empire of Elysium of having committed cronyism and harassment to get the nomination. They said that Bennisia was going on and talking to every party member and offering them cabinet positions if they voted for him and even harassed a voter so that he would change his vote. They said they had proof of Bennisia doing cronyism but he replied that he was basically just campaigning and was doing nothing illegal, he also said that he didn't harass anyone and they were just completely wrong. There was also the fact that one voter wanted to vote for Sumeka but due to problems with the forums, he couldn't. That basically meant that both candidates would have had the same amount of votes which left a clear division in the party. The people that voted for Sumeka clearly didn't like Bennisia due to them not liking his policies on territories and more. They also didn't like the fact that just after he was unbanned from Force for voter fraud, he was already trying to become PM. That lead to a massive exodus of members with more than 6 people leaving the party (the party had around 12 members) and even the chairperson Salibaic left the party due to the toxicity that the primary caused. Due to deputy chairperson Azerubia also leaving, the role of chairperson was given to Bennisia. Most of the members that quit the party would go on to join the Force Unity Party or become independent, Salibaic and Azerubia even decided to create their own new party, the Federalist Party, which is a party in favour of giving more rights to the territories.

The Force Flyer would also like to remind you that while preparing for this election, please inform yourself by looking at the candidates' and parties' policies before choosing your vote. Currently, the only candidate having released a program is Caduceo, we don't know if the other candidates wil release programs but Texas said he wanted to wait for a debate to release it, also parties have manifestos that you should definitely check. Here's the Federalist Party manifesto, Force Unity Party manifesto and Democratic People's Party manifesto. You should also wait for the Debate, with a capital D, to start on the forums because that is mostly where candidates will reveal their policies. The Force Flyer is also planning to organize a debate between candidates on the LinkForce discord server so stay tuned. We also want to remind you that the people that put the most efforts in their campaigning aren't necessarily the best choices and that policies should always come first.




THE TERRITORIAL REVITALIZATION PROJECT by Renegalle


This month, the Prime Minister and I undertook a massive project to revitalize the territories, an integral aspect of the Federal Union, which up until now had not been seriously tended to. Revitalization takes more than a simple pledge; it requires real steps to be taken. We did this by appointing (and for once, capable) new leaders to existing territories, helping them build up government institutions and resources, encouraging participation in federal elections and events, and reforming the laws concerning the territories.

The first concrete step we took to do this was the appointment of Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia (also known as Nevertheless and the current Chief Research Officer), on June 11, as Governor of Power. So far, heís grown the previously inactive region from just one nation to 10, with plans in future to increase both that and the WA population (although progress has been admittedly slow, partially because of the well-known summer lull). Heís also started API Recruitment to help ensure the longevity of any population gains and hopefully in future, a steady population increase.

Then just a few days later, on June 15, Chundukeratopia (a former Minister at one point and former high profile member of the now-defunct alliance, the SCUT) was appointed as Governor of Canterbury. Since then, they too have started API Recruitment and begun the construction of new government institutions, including a Constitution for the region. Canterbury is a unique territory, due to its history. Prior to becoming part of the Union (and being refounded), Canterbury was a prominent region in the defunct interregional alliance known as the SCUT. It had its own government, complicated regional politics (which at one point resulted in a coup), and an amazing culture. After the SCUT went inactive and Canterbury itself did too, many of the regionís members came to Force, where almost all of them would assume prominent positions. The Chariot, a former member, became Deputy PM, Minister of Defense, a member of the Court, a House Rep., and ran a nearly successful PM campaign. New Legland, the current Deputy Prime Minister and World Assembly Delegate, who also once served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, was a highly prominent member of Canterbury who for the latter part of the regionís history controlled the Founder account. Chundukeratopia, the aforementioned Governor of Canterbury, who was also a former member, has also served in important positions in Force, including Minister of Internal Affairs. Due to this unique history that Canterbury has, a special focus has been made on honoring this. That includes the Governor inviting former citizens back to the region, the revival of the Discord server (the same one that once served the region when it was sovereign), and the naming of certain institutions, such as the Femoral Council, to honor regional icons.

Again on June 15, another major step forward was made for the territories. RGBN began its first election in a while, while after several days, resulted in the election of Suter (also known as Azerubia, the current Minister of Communications) as President. RGBN was different from most other territories, in that it had a stable population and a somewhat active government. Even then though, it suffered from chronic inactivity, which led its incumbent president to withdraw from the election race just prior to its conclusion. Since Suterís election on the 20th, he has rearranged the Cabinet and added a new member to it as well as making a serious effort to revitalize the RMBís RP, which drove much of the regionís historical activity. In his time so far, the regionís population has remained stable, at about 35. RGBN, similar to Canterbury, also had a history prior to joining the Union. As a sovereign region, it was Forceís first embassy (after The Embassy) and one of its members made Forceís first RMB post. Its members were always courteous and friendly in their interactions with us and they had a very active RP and lively discussion, which at one point helped their population surpass 130. Unfortunately, the region became inactive and at one point, when its population had gone into the single digits, announced they were shutting down. Luckily, we took notice of this and their Founder agreed to join the Union, in exchange for us doing our best to revitalize the region and increase their population. Ever since, theyíve been a Union territory and now hold the highest classification besides the capital, which makes them a state.

Finally, some changes happened in Heart. While the region hasnít been extremely active since First Minister Salibaic became the Unionís PM, it has maintained a steady level of RMB engagement and First Minister Empire of Elysium has started doing manual recruitment in hopes of gaining new members. In addition, there is word of a potential change in leadership soon, which could potentially help increase the regionís engagement.

Beyond the appointment of new leadership and building of institutions, a territorial reform law (Amendment 25 to the Constitution) came into effect after periods of voting by the House and citizenry concluded on the 29th. The amendment shifted responsibility for the territories away from the Office of the Prime Minister (who term after term has shown itself incapable of effectively dealing with both the capital and the other territories) and to a newly created office, that of High Commissioner. The High Commissioner, unlike the PM, is appointed by the Founder. They are charged with appointing viceroys to each state (and other important territories) in order to coordinate the flow of information (news, events, elections, etc) and work to deal with issues that the territories face. The Prime Minister is still the leader of the Union, but their role has now changed to that of inter-union cooperation, rather than direct intervention. Some other changes were made in the amendment, including adding special classifications of territories which previously existed but werenít formally recognized by law, such as Military Occupations. Finally, Territorial Law was recognized as its own form of law. They cannot contradict, amend, or suspend federal law, but only House Law and the Constitution can contradict, amend, or suspend them. Executive Law, the type of law created by the PM or Founder, can continue to do things it could before, such as appoint Governors to non-state territories but can no longer affect territorial law. This creates a special separation of powers and helps to achieve a more equitable federal system. In case of conflict between federal and territorial laws, the Court has the ability to strike down those which are illegal.

Throughout the Unionís history, territories have played an important, but understated role. They have supplied us with some of our most capable leaders and engaged citizens, contributed to our laws and reforms that weíve undergone, and continue to play an important role in Union politics. In recognition of this, these actions have been taken in order to promote the further development of the territories, elevate their status, and ensure cohesion in what is, after all, a Union.




PRIDE MONTH IN FORCE by Caduceo

So - here I am again. It really doesn't feel like a year has passed since the last time I wrote about Pride in Force, yet here we are - after celebrating Pride 2020 inside the Union of Force.

I don't think it's an overstatement to say that Pride Month in Force was much more extravagant this year than it was last year, with 80 nations more inside the region than it was last June, the celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies were much more vocal and impactful. In fact - last time I wrote about Pride Month I was able to enumerate the few people who changed their Discord profile pictures to various Pride variants, but now - so much people did it that I can barely list them! You know who you are, so good job 🏳️‍🌈

We also got a couple of fancy new Pride Month variants of the different flags being displayed across the Territories that make up the Union of Force. Force got a new design (because the one I made last year would literally burn your eyes out from all the bright colors :P), and so did the states of Heart and RGBN. Not only that, but the Force World Factbook Entry had a little change in the motto displayed - "Freedom, Justice, Reasonably Priced Love, and Freedom To Love" - which proudly stayed on the WFE for the duration of the month. Even the two major political parties of the Union - the Democratic People's Party and the Force Unity Party - had rebrands in their respective logos in celebration of the event, the DPP styled a rainbow background and the phrase "Love Wins" on top of their Snowy Owl, and the FUP logo waved a Pride Flag instead of their usual orange flag. Indeed, this month was one of the best experiences I've ever experienced - where I and the other members of both the LGBTQIA+ community and the Union of Force truly enjoyed just hanging out and talking freely and openly; And so in the spirit of embracing this wonderful community I am a part of, I sincerely thank all of you for giving me and everyone else such a warm and comfortable atmosphere to truly be ourselves in, not only during Pride Month but any other day as well.

It was truly a breath of fresh air for many of us - because in these times we need each other more than anything else. In times where it's dangerous to simply leave our homes; In times where injustice and discrimination are violently displayed; In times where people are forcibly and constantly divided - but in these dark times are also when the light is brighter than ever, for in these times are selflessness and kindness keeping us strong; in these times are when our voices sound louder together; in these times are when love matters most. Pride Month 2020 has helped amplify the beauty in humanity that is now often overshadowed - and we need to keep being the light even as Pride Month comes to an end. Be thankful, be loving, be human. This has been Caduceo greeting you a wonderful and beautiful Pride Month 🧡



THE FIRST FORCE ROLEPLAY WORLD CUP by Azerubia


This month, the Official Force Roleplay hold one of its biggest and longest event it ever had. It was the 1992 Force World Cup. Held in the United Socialist States of Azerubia and Niemaa, this competition was held similarly to what we can see with the NationStates World Cup. Pretty early up in the preparation of the competition, the hosting cities of the tournament were revealed and they were respectively in the azerubian cities of Zarevica, Smerot, Zvorventa, Obrejinova, Brelava and Crezevac. The tournament was scheduled to start on the 1st of June (RP Time) but before that, on the 1st of May, was the draft. The draft revealed what nations would be in what groups and here were the results:
Group A: Azerubia, Kingdom of Adlandia, Heonix and Pyrwen
Group B: Renegalle, Greatest Elysium, Niemaa and Appalachia (Great allegheny)
Group C: Salibaic, United Nations of Colombia, Dragvir and Silvedania
Group D: Sumeka, Matria Union, Tigslarlowducken and Illyrus

The group stage started off pretty calmly with no real stress since only one nation in each group was going to be eliminated after the end of the group stage. The unlucky winners were Pyrwen, Greatest Elysium, Silvedania and Illyrus. Silvedania lost all of its games due to them forfeiting after the player decided to quit the roleplay while the tournament was ongoing, Illyrus and Greatest Elysium both managed to get one point due to ties but that wasn't enough for them to qualify and Pyrwen, even though he won one game, was behind Azerubia and Adlandia by one point and couldn't qualify. In contrast to them, Heonix, Dragvir, Niemaa and Sumeka had managed to be top one of their competition and so had the right to pass the first round.

The first round of the final stage saw the nations of United Nations of Colombia, Matria Union, Tigslarlowducken and Appalachia all get eliminated respectively by Renegalle, Adlandia, Azerubia and Salibaic. It was at this point that the competition really kicked off. People started cheering for their team to win, were disappointed when they were eliminated and whenever the daily matches results were revealed, people started talking about them. Even some news sources of some nations started talking about the event and people had really been starting to be excited to see the results. The second round was a surprise as all the frontrunners of the group stage were eliminated except Niemaa who managed to eliminate the host and their biggest rival, Azerubia, 2 to 0. We were now on to the semifinals. Renegalle would be against Adlandia and Niemaa would be the opponent of Salibaic. Both Renegalle and Salibaic managed to come out on top and sent the losers to the bronze final. Niemaa was the one to win against Adlandia 3 to 2 in overtime and we were now onto the big final. Results haven't yet been released in RP but the Force Flyer can now announce to you that Salibaic has defeated Renegalle 4 to 2 and is now the World Champion. Salibaic will also receive the $10 billion cash prize that was promised to the winner and he will be able to use it for whatever does he wants.




A NEW ERA FOR RGBN by Suter


Following the latest RGBN election, I (Suter) have been elected as the new President of the region. Under my new leadership, I would like to work on reviving this region and trying to create a new golden era for it. I do not want to try and idolize on the great past of RGBN and trying to recreate it but more try to make a totally new RGBN with a totally new look. We currently have over 30 nations in the region but not a lot of them actually interact with each other. That's why I would like to try and recruit new people from here in Force. If you join RGBN, you will still keep your Force citizenship (and all of the rights that come with it) and the right to talk on its RMB since RGBN is part of our great union. We would like to become bigger and greater and you would have the chance to help my big project. RGBN always has been a region made to chill so you won't have a lot of responsibilities if you join and even the government is pretty chill. We even started our own roleplay but it is currently inactive due to not enough members. I also want to introduce a legislative branch for RGBN, I'm thinking about going for a representative democracy or even a direct democracy with an assembly where everyone could participate. I would love to hear your feedback on this. Anyway, if you are interested in helping me in this great project you can telegram me or even contact me on discord (Azy#4617).



Editorial Team for this Month


Azerubia/Suter - Minister of Communications, President of RGBN and Editor in Chief

Renegalle - Founder and Editor

Caduceo - Editor


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June 2020 Competition Results



Competition

Winner

Submission

Third Force Discord Emoji Contest

Marmotville

Statistics




Region

Nations

WA Nations

Force

200 (-45)

59 (-14)

RGBN

34 (-7)

13 (2)

Heart

28 (-9)

12 (1)

The New Kingdom

10 (1)

0 (0) =

Power

9 (8)

1 (1)

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Hello everyone, I'm Azerubia and welcome to the 19th edition of the Union Weekly Recap. This will be a short one and I will be resuming the first week of July 2020 to you. Anyway, let's get onto the news:

- Candidacies announcements for the July general election has ended. United Soviet States of Russian Imperial (Texas), Caduceo and Bennisia have presented themselves as Prime Minister candidates. Empire of Elysium and The Scottish Republic will run for one of the two Heart seats while Suter and Alludo will be doing the same for the RGBN seats.

- The June 2020 edition of the Force Flyer is now out! Get your copy now:

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The results of the elections of these months and who are the next ones coming, a good turn for the territories and a big sports event in roleplay - everything that you will find in this June's edition of the Force Flyer!

TIGSLARLOWDUCKEN AND PRIDNESTROVSKAIA MOLDAVSKAIA ELECTED AS JUSTICES by Azerubia


On the 1st of June, a new election was called by House Speaker Sir Lashnakia. It was time for the June Justices Election and honestly, it wouldnít have been a Force month without another election.

This election was the last one held without the new updated elections schedule introduced with Amendment 23. Amendment 23, which was sign into law on the 6th of June, introduces two new elections. General and midterm elections. Before, Prime Minister and House elections were held on the same month while Court elections were held on a different one. Now, the Court of the Union will now be elected during midterm elections with the capitalís House seats while the Prime Minister and the territoriesí House seats will be elected during the general election, the most important of the two. For your information, general elections will be held in March, July and November while midterm elections will be held in January, May and September.

After the election was called, two candidacies were deposited which meant that even if the two were being elected, there would still be a missing Justice office that would need to be filled. Anyway, the two candidacies were incumbent Justice Tigslarlowducken and Governor Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia who had previously tried to become Justice in the last Court election but due to him failing to answer Debate questions he had been disqualified. After the three mandated days of candidacy announcements, people were ready to go to the next stage.

Due to House Speaker Lashnakia resigning, we had to wait for 4 days for former Deputy House Speaker Empire of Elysium to finally start the Debate stage. The Debate exists so that voters can know the policies of their possible candidates but also to know whoís actually serious about it because if you donít answer them you are disqualified from the election. Anyhow, both candidates answered in the due time and it was time to pass onto the next phase.

Like most Court elections, the turnout was very low with only 6 people going to vote. In fact, the turnout was so low that the last time an official election had that much voters was in November 2019 Emergency House Election which had 6 voters but only 5 that had a valid ballot. The Force Flyer has found that most citizens do not go voting for Court elections due to them being non-important at their eyes since the Court is barely used in Force anyway. Nevertheless, all of the 6 voters voted in favour of each candidate making them both uncontested and easily elected.

Under the law, if there was a missing Justice in the Court following an election there were two choices. First, the House Speaker could call an Emergency Court Election to try and find a new candidate or the Founder could simply appoint someone. The second solution was the one chosen and on the 17th, Marcelli was appointed as Justice by Renegalle. Marcelli would also later become the current Chief Justice due to his experience at being one in the past.





PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION by Azerubia


As the first General election since the passage of Amendment 23 is arriving, we can already see that this will probably one of the most controversial and important ones Force will ever have. Like almost every election, the candidacies announcement phase will start on the 1st of the month. Currently, for Prime Minister the candidates that we all know will present themselves are, current Minister of Internal Affairs and Force Unity Party Nominee Caduceo, Democratic People's Party Nominee Bennisia, incumbent Prime Minister of the New Western Empire United Soviet States Of Russian Empire, also known as Texas, (under the nation United Soviet States of Russian Imperial) and incumbent Deputy Prime Minister, World Assembly Delegate and Cheese Party nominate New Legland (as Cumcision). For the House, the Force Unity Party has currently confirmed that they will support Empire of Elysium and Alludo for the Heart and RGBN seats respectively. If you still didn't know, the general election only elects territorial seats and currently, Heart and RGBN each have 2 seats in the House. Following some rumours, the Democratic People's Party will also be having candidates for the House but the Force Flyer still doesn't know who they will be. The Federalist Party will be having Minister of Communications Azerubia (as Suter) as a candidate in RGBN and incumbent Prime Minister Salibaic for Heart (as The Scottish Republic).

Not long enough, there was a controversy concerning the Democratic People's Party. The DPP was by far the most influential and powerful party of Force and when its chairman and leader Salibaic announced that he would not run for Prime Minister for the general election, it left a big hole that needed to be filled. Azerubia, Sumeka and Bennisia were all candidates for the nomination. Azerubia quickly stood down and endorsed Sumeka after he was elected President of RGBN. Sumeka easily won the voting intentions poll but it was now time for the real election. Bennisia won the election 4 votes to 3 and so went on to get the nomination. As soon as he was elected, Bennisia was accused by Azerubia and Empire of Elysium of having committed cronyism and harassment to get the nomination. They said that Bennisia was going on and talking to every party member and offering them cabinet positions if they voted for him and even harassed a voter so that he would change his vote. They said they had proof of Bennisia doing cronyism but he replied that he was basically just campaigning and was doing nothing illegal, he also said that he didn't harass anyone and they were just completely wrong. There was also the fact that one voter wanted to vote for Sumeka but due to problems with the forums, he couldn't. That basically meant that both candidates would have had the same amount of votes which left a clear division in the party. The people that voted for Sumeka clearly didn't like Bennisia due to them not liking his policies on territories and more. They also didn't like the fact that just after he was unbanned from Force for voter fraud, he was already trying to become PM. That lead to a massive exodus of members with more than 6 people leaving the party (the party had around 12 members) and even the chairperson Salibaic left the party due to the toxicity that the primary caused. Due to deputy chairperson Azerubia also leaving, the role of chairperson was given to Bennisia. Most of the members that quit the party would go on to join the Force Unity Party or become independent, Salibaic and Azerubia even decided to create their own new party, the Federalist Party, which is a party in favour of giving more rights to the territories.

The Force Flyer would also like to remind you that while preparing for this election, please inform yourself by looking at the candidates' and parties' policies before choosing your vote. Currently, the only candidate having released a program is Caduceo, we don't know if the other candidates wil release programs but Texas said he wanted to wait for a debate to release it, also parties have manifestos that you should definitely check. Here's the Federalist Party manifesto, Force Unity Party manifesto and Democratic People's Party manifesto. You should also wait for the Debate, with a capital D, to start on the forums because that is mostly where candidates will reveal their policies. The Force Flyer is also planning to organize a debate between candidates on the LinkForce discord server so stay tuned. We also want to remind you that the people that put the most efforts in their campaigning aren't necessarily the best choices and that policies should always come first.




THE TERRITORIAL REVITALIZATION PROJECT by Renegalle


This month, the Prime Minister and I undertook a massive project to revitalize the territories, an integral aspect of the Federal Union, which up until now had not been seriously tended to. Revitalization takes more than a simple pledge; it requires real steps to be taken. We did this by appointing (and for once, capable) new leaders to existing territories, helping them build up government institutions and resources, encouraging participation in federal elections and events, and reforming the laws concerning the territories.

The first concrete step we took to do this was the appointment of Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia (also known as Nevertheless and the current Chief Research Officer), on June 11, as Governor of Power. So far, heís grown the previously inactive region from just one nation to 10, with plans in future to increase both that and the WA population (although progress has been admittedly slow, partially because of the well-known summer lull). Heís also started API Recruitment to help ensure the longevity of any population gains and hopefully in future, a steady population increase.

Then just a few days later, on June 15, Chundukeratopia (a former Minister at one point and former high profile member of the now-defunct alliance, the SCUT) was appointed as Governor of Canterbury. Since then, they too have started API Recruitment and begun the construction of new government institutions, including a Constitution for the region. Canterbury is a unique territory, due to its history. Prior to becoming part of the Union (and being refounded), Canterbury was a prominent region in the defunct interregional alliance known as the SCUT. It had its own government, complicated regional politics (which at one point resulted in a coup), and an amazing culture. After the SCUT went inactive and Canterbury itself did too, many of the regionís members came to Force, where almost all of them would assume prominent positions. The Chariot, a former member, became Deputy PM, Minister of Defense, a member of the Court, a House Rep., and ran a nearly successful PM campaign. New Legland, the current Deputy Prime Minister and World Assembly Delegate, who also once served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, was a highly prominent member of Canterbury who for the latter part of the regionís history controlled the Founder account. Chundukeratopia, the aforementioned Governor of Canterbury, who was also a former member, has also served in important positions in Force, including Minister of Internal Affairs. Due to this unique history that Canterbury has, a special focus has been made on honoring this. That includes the Governor inviting former citizens back to the region, the revival of the Discord server (the same one that once served the region when it was sovereign), and the naming of certain institutions, such as the Femoral Council, to honor regional icons.

Again on June 15, another major step forward was made for the territories. RGBN began its first election in a while, while after several days, resulted in the election of Suter (also known as Azerubia, the current Minister of Communications) as President. RGBN was different from most other territories, in that it had a stable population and a somewhat active government. Even then though, it suffered from chronic inactivity, which led its incumbent president to withdraw from the election race just prior to its conclusion. Since Suterís election on the 20th, he has rearranged the Cabinet and added a new member to it as well as making a serious effort to revitalize the RMBís RP, which drove much of the regionís historical activity. In his time so far, the regionís population has remained stable, at about 35. RGBN, similar to Canterbury, also had a history prior to joining the Union. As a sovereign region, it was Forceís first embassy (after The Embassy) and one of its members made Forceís first RMB post. Its members were always courteous and friendly in their interactions with us and they had a very active RP and lively discussion, which at one point helped their population surpass 130. Unfortunately, the region became inactive and at one point, when its population had gone into the single digits, announced they were shutting down. Luckily, we took notice of this and their Founder agreed to join the Union, in exchange for us doing our best to revitalize the region and increase their population. Ever since, theyíve been a Union territory and now hold the highest classification besides the capital, which makes them a state.

Finally, some changes happened in Heart. While the region hasnít been extremely active since First Minister Salibaic became the Unionís PM, it has maintained a steady level of RMB engagement and First Minister Empire of Elysium has started doing manual recruitment in hopes of gaining new members. In addition, there is word of a potential change in leadership soon, which could potentially help increase the regionís engagement.

Beyond the appointment of new leadership and building of institutions, a territorial reform law (Amendment 25 to the Constitution) came into effect after periods of voting by the House and citizenry concluded on the 29th. The amendment shifted responsibility for the territories away from the Office of the Prime Minister (who term after term has shown itself incapable of effectively dealing with both the capital and the other territories) and to a newly created office, that of High Commissioner. The High Commissioner, unlike the PM, is appointed by the Founder. They are charged with appointing viceroys to each state (and other important territories) in order to coordinate the flow of information (news, events, elections, etc) and work to deal with issues that the territories face. The Prime Minister is still the leader of the Union, but their role has now changed to that of inter-union cooperation, rather than direct intervention. Some other changes were made in the amendment, including adding special classifications of territories which previously existed but werenít formally recognized by law, such as Military Occupations. Finally, Territorial Law was recognized as its own form of law. They cannot contradict, amend, or suspend federal law, but only House Law and the Constitution can contradict, amend, or suspend them. Executive Law, the type of law created by the PM or Founder, can continue to do things it could before, such as appoint Governors to non-state territories but can no longer affect territorial law. This creates a special separation of powers and helps to achieve a more equitable federal system. In case of conflict between federal and territorial laws, the Court has the ability to strike down those which are illegal.

Throughout the Unionís history, territories have played an important, but understated role. They have supplied us with some of our most capable leaders and engaged citizens, contributed to our laws and reforms that weíve undergone, and continue to play an important role in Union politics. In recognition of this, these actions have been taken in order to promote the further development of the territories, elevate their status, and ensure cohesion in what is, after all, a Union.




PRIDE MONTH IN FORCE by Caduceo

So - here I am again. It really doesn't feel like a year has passed since the last time I wrote about Pride in Force, yet here we are - after celebrating Pride 2020 inside the Union of Force.

I don't think it's an overstatement to say that Pride Month in Force was much more extravagant this year than it was last year, with 80 nations more inside the region than it was last June, the celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies were much more vocal and impactful. In fact - last time I wrote about Pride Month I was able to enumerate the few people who changed their Discord profile pictures to various Pride variants, but now - so much people did it that I can barely list them! You know who you are, so good job 🏳️‍🌈

We also got a couple of fancy new Pride Month variants of the different flags being displayed across the Territories that make up the Union of Force. Force got a new design (because the one I made last year would literally burn your eyes out from all the bright colors :P), and so did the states of Heart and RGBN. Not only that, but the Force World Factbook Entry had a little change in the motto displayed - "Freedom, Justice, Reasonably Priced Love, and Freedom To Love" - which proudly stayed on the WFE for the duration of the month. Even the two major political parties of the Union - the Democratic People's Party and the Force Unity Party - had rebrands in their respective logos in celebration of the event, the DPP styled a rainbow background and the phrase "Love Wins" on top of their Snowy Owl, and the FUP logo waved a Pride Flag instead of their usual orange flag. Indeed, this month was one of the best experiences I've ever experienced - where I and the other members of both the LGBTQIA+ community and the Union of Force truly enjoyed just hanging out and talking freely and openly; And so in the spirit of embracing this wonderful community I am a part of, I sincerely thank all of you for giving me and everyone else such a warm and comfortable atmosphere to truly be ourselves in, not only during Pride Month but any other day as well.

It was truly a breath of fresh air for many of us - because in these times we need each other more than anything else. In times where it's dangerous to simply leave our homes; In times where injustice and discrimination are violently displayed; In times where people are forcibly and constantly divided - but in these dark times are also when the light is brighter than ever, for in these times are selflessness and kindness keeping us strong; in these times are when our voices sound louder together; in these times are when love matters most. Pride Month 2020 has helped amplify the beauty in humanity that is now often overshadowed - and we need to keep being the light even as Pride Month comes to an end. Be thankful, be loving, be human. This has been Caduceo greeting you a wonderful and beautiful Pride Month 🧡



THE FIRST FORCE ROLEPLAY WORLD CUP by Azerubia


This month, the Official Force Roleplay hold one of its biggest and longest event it ever had. It was the 1992 Force World Cup. Held in the United Socialist States of Azerubia and Niemaa, this competition was held similarly to what we can see with the NationStates World Cup. Pretty early up in the preparation of the competition, the hosting cities of the tournament were revealed and they were respectively in the azerubian cities of Zarevica, Smerot, Zvorventa, Obrejinova, Brelava and Crezevac. The tournament was scheduled to start on the 1st of June (RP Time) but before that, on the 1st of May, was the draft. The draft revealed what nations would be in what groups and here were the results:
Group A: Azerubia, Kingdom of Adlandia, Heonix and Pyrwen
Group B: Renegalle, Greatest Elysium, Niemaa and Appalachia (Great allegheny)
Group C: Salibaic, United Nations of Colombia, Dragvir and Silvedania
Group D: Sumeka, Matria Union, Tigslarlowducken and Illyrus

The group stage started off pretty calmly with no real stress since only one nation in each group was going to be eliminated after the end of the group stage. The unlucky winners were Pyrwen, Greatest Elysium, Silvedania and Illyrus. Silvedania lost all of its games due to them forfeiting after the player decided to quit the roleplay while the tournament was ongoing, Illyrus and Greatest Elysium both managed to get one point due to ties but that wasn't enough for them to qualify and Pyrwen, even though he won one game, was behind Azerubia and Adlandia by one point and couldn't qualify. In contrast to them, Heonix, Dragvir, Niemaa and Sumeka had managed to be top one of their competition and so had the right to pass the first round.

The first round of the final stage saw the nations of United Nations of Colombia, Matria Union, Tigslarlowducken and Appalachia all get eliminated respectively by Renegalle, Adlandia, Azerubia and Salibaic. It was at this point that the competition really kicked off. People started cheering for their team to win, were disappointed when they were eliminated and whenever the daily matches results were revealed, people started talking about them. Even some news sources of some nations started talking about the event and people had really been starting to be excited to see the results. The second round was a surprise as all the frontrunners of the group stage were eliminated except Niemaa who managed to eliminate the host and their biggest rival, Azerubia, 2 to 0. We were now on to the semifinals. Renegalle would be against Adlandia and Niemaa would be the opponent of Salibaic. Both Renegalle and Salibaic managed to come out on top and sent the losers to the bronze final. Niemaa was the one to win against Adlandia 3 to 2 in overtime and we were now onto the big final. Results haven't yet been released in RP but the Force Flyer can now announce to you that Salibaic has defeated Renegalle 4 to 2 and is now the World Champion. Salibaic will also receive the $10 billion cash prize that was promised to the winner and he will be able to use it for whatever does he wants.




A NEW ERA FOR RGBN by Suter


Following the latest RGBN election, I (Suter) have been elected as the new President of the region. Under my new leadership, I would like to work on reviving this region and trying to create a new golden era for it. I do not want to try and idolize on the great past of RGBN and trying to recreate it but more try to make a totally new RGBN with a totally new look. We currently have over 30 nations in the region but not a lot of them actually interact with each other. That's why I would like to try and recruit new people from here in Force. If you join RGBN, you will still keep your Force citizenship (and all of the rights that come with it) and the right to talk on its RMB since RGBN is part of our great union. We would like to become bigger and greater and you would have the chance to help my big project. RGBN always has been a region made to chill so you won't have a lot of responsibilities if you join and even the government is pretty chill. We even started our own roleplay but it is currently inactive due to not enough members. I also want to introduce a legislative branch for RGBN, I'm thinking about going for a representative democracy or even a direct democracy with an assembly where everyone could participate. I would love to hear your feedback on this. Anyway, if you are interested in helping me in this great project you can telegram me or even contact me on discord (Azy#4617).



Editorial Team for this Month


Azerubia/Suter - Minister of Communications, President of RGBN and Editor in Chief

Renegalle - Founder and Editor

Caduceo - Editor


We're hiring for new positions! Learn More...
For more information, contact Azerubia through Discord (teaman#4617)
or apply forLink Civil Services!

June 2020 Competition Results



Competition

Winner

Submission

Third Force Discord Emoji Contest

Marmotville

Statistics




Region

Nations

WA Nations

Force

200 (-45)

59 (-14)

RGBN

34 (-7)

13 (2)

Heart

28 (-9)

12 (1)

The New Kingdom

10 (1)

0 (0) =

Power

9 (8)

1 (1)

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