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America as a Parliamentary Democracy series

Would you be interested in playing an "America as a Parliamentary Democracy" scenario?  

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  1. 1. Would you be interested in playing an "America as a Parliamentary Democracy" scenario?

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11 minutes ago, arjavrawal said:

This is an idea I've been thinking about for a while. Wanted to see if there was any interest.

It does sound like it could have promise. One big question though - the Head-of-State:

-Would you have like Germany, Austria, Ireland, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Greece, Israel, India, and several others where the President is ceremonial and has no true power, but can choose a Prime Minister (or other chief executive title) if no one holds a majority, or;

-Like France, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan, and a few others, where executive power is divided between the President and the parliamentary chief executive, with each having firm and distinct powers and the possibility what they call "cohabitation" in French politics (the President of a different and opposing party to the parliamentary chief executive and, thus, the party that controlled the parliament), or;

-Like South Africa, where the President IS both the head-of-state and the chief executive, and is chosen from the parliamentary majority party leadership, but there's no one to moderate or choose if no one holds an outright majority, and thus some sort of coalition is NEEDED - plus, there's no head-of-state who can prematurely dissolve parliament (a similar setup exists for the Ministers-President of the State Governments of Germany).

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2 minutes ago, Patine said:

It does sound like it could have promise. One big question though - the Head-of-State:

-Would you have like Germany, Austria, Ireland, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Greece, Israel, India, and several others where the President is ceremonial and has no true power, but can choose a Prime Minister (or other chief executive title) if no one holds a majority, or;

-Like France, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan, and a few others, where executive power is divided between the President and the parliamentary chief executive, with each having firm and distinct powers and the possibility what they call "cohabitation" in French politics (the President of a different and opposing party to the parliamentary chief executive and, thus, the party that controlled the parliament), or;

-Like South Africa, where the President IS both the head-of-state and the chief executive, and is chosen from the parliamentary majority party leadership, but there's no one to moderate or choose if no one holds an outright majority, and thus some sort of coalition is NEEDED - plus, there's no head-of-state who can prematurely dissolve parliament (a similar setup exists for the Ministers-President of the State Governments of Germany).

 

My plan is to base this off of an Alternate History timeline in which America is a parliamentary democracy -- https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/america-as-parliamentary-democracy-2002-present-rebooted.415091/

In this timeline there's a Prime Minister (similar to Britain) but a Governor-General figurehead.

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8 minutes ago, arjavrawal said:

Not available for 2015 engine.

No, it isn't. But that's the only serious attempt at it actually posted anywhere on this site.

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2 hours ago, Patine said:

No, it isn't. But that's the only serious attempt at it actually posted anywhere on this site.

Yes. And incidentally, the author of the AH timeline that I posted a link to is the creator of this scenario.

Mine will probably start with a 2018 version as a beta and then moving back to 2002-03 times where the timeline is at.

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