According to my new National Geographic, there are still OVER ONE MILLION HUMANS who live under Foreign Rule.
Apparently 50 years ago the UN decided that Colonialism must end.
Can you guess which two countries refuse to comply with the UN and are keeping the 'Colon' in Colonialism?
The first two guesses don't count!
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The United States &
the United Kingdom!
The present SUPERPOWER, the USA,
is still hanging on to American Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.
The previous SUPERPOWER, the UK,
is still on the hook for Anguilla, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, St. Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the British Virgin Islands.
New Zealand is dealing with Tokelau and France is letting New Caledonia vote next decade.
Check out this list of countries what a schmozzola!
Now there are 192 members in the UN and all sorts of other made-up thingamabobs called overseas collectives, unincorporated territories, blah blah blah and places that other countries don't recognise like Taiwan.
Why does the Vatican still get a free ride?
What Century is it anyway?
Unfortunately Homo Escapeons don't like to share and I'm all for a good neighbour fence but isn't it time that we started getting the next generation to start thinking about being Earthlings instead of (insert Nationality here) ?