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Old August 14 2009, 11:51 PM   #2
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Re: Star Trek: Governance

PhasersOnStun wrote: View Post
I'm guessing the governments of the Federation Planets are all independent (in other words, Vulcan has a Vulcan government, and Earth has an Earth government, etc.) So while we've seen the "Federation President" in movies, who's running earth?
A global government called United Earth is mentioned several times (even in TOS, I believe - UESPA) and we see some of it's workings in Enterprise, at which point the Federation doesn't exist yet. Below that, I believe there are continental federations, UE members (USA, I think a European Alliance and African Confederation were mentioned).
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