politics

  1. UNSUNKEN SUN: WWIII and Beyond
    Threadmarks: UNSUNKEN SUN

    PROLOGUE Picking up where we left off... May, 1, 1948 - Berlin Paul Kimickz watches the krauts celebrate across the square waving red flags and singing the international. He almost laughs at the irony, only a few years since the war ended and the damn germans found yet a new -ism to...
  2. What if the Brexit Party won the Peterborough By-Election

    When Labour MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya was convicted for preventing the course of justice in retaliation to a motering offence in 2017, she was expelled from the Labour party. A recall petition was passed in her constituency, triggering a by-election to determine the new MP for...
  3. Alex Timber

    What if Estes Kefauver won in 1952?

    Let's say that Kefauver was able to win the nomination and Eisenhower, which I recall didn't want to be president, chose not to run for president. How would a Kefauver presidency affect the United States, and more importantly, the World?
  4. PyroTheFox

    Crimson Banners Fly: The Rise of the American Left
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    Author's Notes: "Crimson Banners Fly" is an alternate history timeline set at the turn of the century, at the precipice of momentous change for the United States. This will be a re-imagining of an older timeline of mine from around 2015/6 called "Paint it Red" (posted only on the Atlas Forum)...
  5. Lab-Lib pact plausibility check

    So I've been playing around with Prime Minister Infinity and had a pretty solid run as the Liberals in 1950 and enjoyed myself so much I'm thinking of both making a continuation scenario and maybe a short timeline based on how a hypothetical Labour minority government with Liberal support would...
  6. AHC: Radical political or religious faction persecutes Historians, Archeologists, and Paleontologists, charges them with the sin of Necromancy

    Your challenge is to make it so that a political or religious faction arises in the 19th or 20th century, which considers people who deal with the past, like Historians, Paleontologists, and Archeologists Necromancers because they symbolically summon the dead spirits of the past to obtain...
  7. WI Károlyi Mihály dies on the Eastern Front in 1916?

    Károlyi became a prominent political figure in Hungary during the later stages of the war. He gained the overall support of most of the pacifist, Entente-friendly and democratic elements in the country. Following the Aster Revolution, he became Prime Minister on October 31st and later on became...
  8. President Hugh Scott?

    Gerald Ford reputedly recommended Senate Minority Leader Hugh Scott(R-PA) for the vice presidency over himself in 1973. What if Nixon had taken this suggestion and made Scott vice president? How would the Scott presidency go on? How this effect policy for the next few years? Who would Scott pick...
  9. The Frontrange President
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    1972 was a massive election for Republicans. They carried every state in the presidential election except for Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. From Washington to Maine, and Florida to California, nearly every state voted for Richard Nixon. Yet even during this time, Democrats still...
  10. AHC: Prevent the political crisis in Austria following the 1897 election

    With a POD just after the Cisleithanian legislative election of 1897, have a strong and lasting government emerge in Austria, which is capable of renewing the financial agreements with Hungary within a year or so. In my opinion, it would be very unlikely, that Count Badeni wouldn't remain the...
  11. No Bismarck Challenge

    Bismarck doesn't exist or isn't relevant in Europe. How does this affect German Unification and broader European politics?
  12. WI: Bernie Sanders runs and wins the presidency in 2008 (House and Senate results stay the same)

    How do you guys think a Bernie Sanders presidency in 2008 would have gone with a Democratic super majority.
  13. GameBawesome

    WI/AHC: Joshua Norton "Emperor Norton I" becomes a politician

    Emperor Joshua Norton I, Self-proclaimed "Emperor of the United States", and "Protector of Mexico" was the most popular man in San Francisco. He never had any real imperial power. What if, with a POD either earlier or later in his life, Joshua Norton tries his hand in politics. Although he was...
  14. No Foot To Boot - An Alternate Timeline of Late 20th Century British Politics

    BBC News 9th October 1963 Hello, this is BBC News, I am Richard Baker and these are the headlines for this evening. Ugandan Prime Minister Milton Obote has declared the nation a republic on the first anniversary of its declaration of independence from the United Kingdom. The...
  15. Command and Control. The story of the British Capital Authority

    Chapter One: Building Blocks October 1945 10 Downing Street Attlee sat at the centre of the cabinet table pouring over documents with a sense of melancholy. He was exhausted and slightly irritated. He had come into power promising so much and was now facing the full horror of rebuilding...
  16. Gukpard

    It is possible for a stratocracy to be formed on the 20th century?

    Today the most militarized country on earth is north korea, with 23,3% of it's total GDP and over seven million (about 25% of the population) at arms. While extremely self destructive and impressive at the same time, this amount of war spending is not so much as we saw in the 1940s europe: I...
  17. Barefoot in the TL: A Strange and Psychedelic Saga

    Okay, I’ve just got five questions; What, When, How, Why and How? Care to be more specific? Fine, what’s this ATL going to cover? Oh, that’s easy. Inspired by Brian Aldiss’ Barefoot in the Head (but in no way connected to or associated with that experimental work), this ATL will be a wild ride...
  18. Could the British Tories Have Possibly Won in 1945?

    The British Election of 1945 is one of the most famous upsets in political history: despite Winston Churchill's popularity the Tories lost in a landslide. Was there any way the Tories could've won in 1945?
  19. Gukpard

    What happens to the political situation on the USA if Teddy Roosevelt win as 3rd party?

    Sorry for the overly long title, I don't know how to put such a thing with less words without losing the context of the thread. Never in american history a third party won as far as I know. Some people tried to arguee once in a thread that Lincoln victory was a third party victory since it was...
  20. Roosevelt

    The Kingdom of Liberty: A History of the United States
    Threadmarks: Chapter One

    The Kingdom of Liberty A History of the United States "Unlike the centuries-old absolute monarchies of Europe, which ruled for power and control, the American monarchy ruled for nearly the exact opposite: liberty and independence. Since Henry the First to George the Second, we have been dearly...
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