created in 2010
last scan 6/20/2019
Worldevents is dedicated to fleshing out the historical, political and cultural context of current events (other than US news that does not involve *WORLD*events).
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A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
Specifically, geopolitics is focused on the relationship between politics and territory. Through geopolitics we attempt to analyze and predict the actions and decisions of nations, or other forms of political power, by means of their geographical characteristics and location in the world. In a broader sense, geopolitics studies the general relations between countries on a global scale. Here we analyse local events in terms of the bigger, global picture.
DepthHub gathers the best in-depth submissions and discussion on Reddit. You can use [the DepthHub](http://www.reddit.com/user/Lapper/m/depthhub) as an alternative front page with high quality discussion and inquiry. For more on the theory of DepthHub, [read this post from our founder](http://redd.it/bkd0n).
"No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare." - James Madison "War is a Racket." - Gen. Smedley Butler This is a community that should discuss American policies and actions that promote what the Pentagon calls the "long war". It should include articles that show the politics behind the Endless War, the spending involved and the toll in human suffering and lives.
A community to share stories related to the growing Modern Political and Social Progressive Movement. The Modern Progressive Movement advocates change and reform through directed governmental action. The Modern Progressive Movement stands in opposition of conservative or reactionary ideologies.
Occupy Wall Street is a leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and political persuasions. The one thing we all have in common is that [We Are The 99%](http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.com/) that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%. We are using the revolutionary [Arab Spring](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arab_Spring) tactic to achieve our ends and encourage the use of nonviolence to maximize the safety of all participants.
We stand for free speech. We will not ban legal content even if we find it odious or if we personally condemn it. Not because that's the law in the United States but because we believe in that ideal independently, and that's what we want to promote on our subreddit. We serve the community, we serve the ideals of free speech.