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4th Dec '16 12:29:49 PM Zwazo57
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*In "Film/TheSixthWorld", all nations have come together to launch the Mars mission, including the Navajo nation.
21st Nov '16 9:39:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Seven Kingdoms in ''{{Talislanta}}'' fit this trope perfectly, the moreso in that each of the seven is populated by a (very!) different race. Not all aliens have to be from outer space.
* ''{{RIFTS}}'' brings us a subversion in the Federation of Magic, North America's largest gathering of magic-user communities, and the oldest enemy of the Coalition States. Subverted in that the Federation isn't generally better than the CS, nor is it really very unified at all. The head of the so-called "True" Federation, Alistair Dunscon, is an insane, power-mad EvilSorcerer driven by a personal vendetta against the Coalition, but not everyone in the Federation supports him or even acknowledges him as their leader. The other major factions in the divided Federation either wish to be left alone and don't seek conflict (Dweomer), or are actually just in it for convenience's sake while they pursue their own agendas (Stormspire).

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* The Seven Kingdoms in ''{{Talislanta}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Talislanta}}'' fit this trope perfectly, the moreso in that each of the seven is populated by a (very!) different race. Not all aliens have to be from outer space.
* ''{{RIFTS}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{RIFTS}}'' brings us a subversion in the Federation of Magic, North America's largest gathering of magic-user communities, and the oldest enemy of the Coalition States. Subverted in that the Federation isn't generally better than the CS, nor is it really very unified at all. The head of the so-called "True" Federation, Alistair Dunscon, is an insane, power-mad EvilSorcerer driven by a personal vendetta against the Coalition, but not everyone in the Federation supports him or even acknowledges him as their leader. The other major factions in the divided Federation either wish to be left alone and don't seek conflict (Dweomer), or are actually just in it for convenience's sake while they pursue their own agendas (Stormspire).
7th Nov '16 9:10:56 AM SolidSonicTH
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* The United Nations Space Alliance from ''VideoGame/CallofDutyInfiniteWarfare'' functions similar to ''Halo''[='s=] UNSC (allying the nations of the world into a collective body to manage and administer all off-world activities).

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* The United Nations Space Alliance from ''VideoGame/CallofDutyInfiniteWarfare'' functions similar to ''Halo''[='s=] UNSC (allying the nations of the world into a collective body to manage administrate and administer coordinate all off-world activities).
7th Nov '16 9:10:28 AM SolidSonicTH
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* The United Nations Space Alliance from ''VideoGame/CallofDutyInfiniteWarfare'' functions similar to ''Halo''[='s=] UNSC (allying the nations of the world into a collective body to manage and administer all off-world activities).
3rd Nov '16 10:02:54 PM nombretomado
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* The HumanxCommonwealth, in the SpaceOpera series of the same name by Creator/AlanDeanFoster.

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* The HumanxCommonwealth, Literature/HumanxCommonwealth, in the SpaceOpera series of the same name by Creator/AlanDeanFoster.
22nd Oct '16 11:10:05 AM LtFedora
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* The United Citizen's Federation of ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' is more of a PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny and TheEmpire than a Federation, being a highly militaristic and quasi-fascistic state seemingly run by a military hierarchy, complete with a PropagandaMachine. Civil rights are surprisingly good though, and racism and sexism seem to be almost entirely absent. Though the military itself is very poorly run, the general population seems to enjoy a reasonably comfortable standard of living. However, free speech is heavily restricted: anyone speaking against the Federation gets hanged. Ordinary murderers are tried, convicted and put to death within a day-on live television (it's also heavily implied that the "murderer" shown is really a political prisoner). You also only become a full citizen with voting rights after enlisting in the military-otherwise you're considered a "civilian". Surprisingly, conscription seems to be unnecessary since people will enlist to gain full citizenship anyway. In fact, this was part of {{Creator/RobertAHeinlein}}'s vision, since he ''loathed'' conscription.

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* The United Citizen's Federation of ''Film/StarshipTroopers'' is more of a PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny and TheEmpire than a Federation, being a highly militaristic and quasi-fascistic state seemingly run by a military hierarchy, complete with a PropagandaMachine. Civil rights are surprisingly good though, and racism and sexism seem to be almost entirely absent. Though the military itself is very poorly run, the general population seems to enjoy a reasonably comfortable standard of living. However, free speech is heavily restricted: anyone speaking against the Federation gets hanged. Ordinary murderers are tried, convicted and put to death within a day-on live television (it's also heavily implied that the "murderer" shown is really a political prisoner). You also only become a full citizen with voting rights after enlisting in the military-otherwise you're considered a "civilian". Surprisingly, conscription seems to be unnecessary since people will enlist to gain full citizenship anyway. In fact, this was part of {{Creator/RobertAHeinlein}}'s Creator/RobertAHeinlein's vision, since he ''loathed'' conscription.
17th Oct '16 3:21:16 PM ZimFan89
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* ''Literature/TheFalconCannotHear'': After the Second American CivilWar ends with TheAlliance of democratic factions defeating the communists and fascists, they forge a new federal government. Due to the large variety of political ideals held by the disparate factions, this "Third Republic" is even more of an example of this trope than the United States was beforehand. In addition to the old states (many of which are run under different kinds of governments than pre-war), there's also the "constituent republics" -- Deseret (Utah) and New Africa (Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi united under the control of militant blacks) -- which report to the federal government, but are much more autonomous than the states. Likewise, there's also the "federal cities" of New York and Guantanamo Bay (where a flourishing city was founded by an American exile community that acted neutrally during most of the war), which have the same status as the republics.
20th Sep '16 8:54:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''AssociatedSpace'' features the Terran Associated States, a fairly loose federation of petty human star empires, republics, and every other form of government that's ever been tried.

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* ''AssociatedSpace'' ''Literature/AssociatedSpace'' features the Terran Associated States, a fairly loose federation of petty human star empires, republics, and every other form of government that's ever been tried.



* ''OpenBlue'' has the Axifloan Coalition, a ''very'' shaky confederation whose members were hated enemies no more than 170 years before the present time, stopping only because they realized fighting was stupid. Interestingly enough, its most powerful member states include two rival [[TheEmpire empires]], a VestigialEmpire, and a small but ''extremely'' powerful [[TheKingdom City-State]]. As of v5, three of these states have declared war on one another and seceded from the Coalition, leaving it a shell of its former self.

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* ''OpenBlue'' ''Roleplay/OpenBlue'' has the Axifloan Coalition, a ''very'' shaky confederation whose members were hated enemies no more than 170 years before the present time, stopping only because they realized fighting was stupid. Interestingly enough, its most powerful member states include two rival [[TheEmpire empires]], a VestigialEmpire, and a small but ''extremely'' powerful [[TheKingdom City-State]]. As of v5, three of these states have declared war on one another and seceded from the Coalition, leaving it a shell of its former self.



* The Galactic Republic in ''TheGunganCouncil'', natch, until it was ripped apart by the Imperial Remnant and deteriorated into the Rebellion, leaving the Galactic Empire to take its place.
* A good number of them had propped up after WorldWarIII in ''NineteenEightyThreeDoomsday,'' among the more notable and relatively benevolent ones being the ANZ Commonwealth, Alpine Confederation and Nordic Union.

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* The Galactic Republic in ''TheGunganCouncil'', ''Roleplay/TheGunganCouncil'', natch, until it was ripped apart by the Imperial Remnant and deteriorated into the Rebellion, leaving the Galactic Empire to take its place.
* A good number of them had propped up after WorldWarIII UsefulNotes/WorldWarIII in ''NineteenEightyThreeDoomsday,'' ''Literature/NineteenEightyThreeDoomsday,'' among the more notable and relatively benevolent ones being the ANZ Commonwealth, Alpine Confederation and Nordic Union.
18th Sep '16 2:28:46 PM DarkHunter
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* ''VideoGame/XenobladeChroniclesX'' has the Samaar Federation mentioned by several alien characters, which apparently rules over a radius of 600 ''million'' light years (as Lin points out, that encompasses multiple galaxies). The Ganglion, the main bad guys (who, it should be noted, possess an army capable of laying waste to entire planets and have enslaved multiple different species), are described as a "run-of-the-mill crime syndicate" that's just one tiny part of Samaar as a whole. In any case, given that Earth was annihilated as a ''side effect'' of a battle between Samaar and some other unknown alien civilization, humanity is not eager to apply for membership in it.
16th Sep '16 11:35:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TechInfantry'' has the Earth Federation, which at various times both plays this trope straight and subverts it by being oppressive and evil.

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* ''TechInfantry'' ''TabletopGame/TechInfantry'' has the Earth Federation, which at various times both plays this trope straight and subverts it by being oppressive and evil.
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