By Michael Lyons 

I came up with a thought experiment. Ask Ryerson experts in three different fields this question: “Hypothetically, government on a local and global level has crumbled, and the global community comes to you to set up a new order. How would you describe your ideal, united world government?”

Lyons, a second-year graduate student, wrote this feature as part of an assignment for the Ryersonian, the Ryerson School of Journalism’s multi-platform newsroom. Follow him on Twitter @queer_mikey.