There can be little doubt which word won the prize for most important adjective in 2009. This was the year in which "global" swept the rest of the political lexicon into obscurity. There were "global crises" and "global challenges", the only possible resolution to which lay in "global solutions" necessitating "global agreements". [Would these global agreements] sweep away any consideration of what was once assumed to be the most basic principle of modern democracy: that elected national governments are responsible to their own people – that the right to govern derives from the consent of the electorate. There'll be nowhere to run from the new world government – Janet Daley
In this excellent article Martin Edwards examines the connects between the Common Purpose agenda and the drive for One World Governance.