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This SMWObject has status "stable". Wikispooks currently has 1715 pages which use Template:Group (1070 of them Stubs).
The object for groups of people. For individuals, use 'person'

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Labour Party.jpg Clacton Constituency Labour Party 28 March 2017 16:41 (16 K) XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Group.png Benador Associates 28 March 2017 12:39 (4.3 K) XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Wikipedia-26px.png Group.png University of Portsmouth 28 March 2017 11:49 (285 bytes) Stub.png New.png XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Wikipedia-26px.png Group.png Saarland University 28 March 2017 11:35 (238 bytes) Stub.png New.png XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Wikipedia-26px.png Group.png Institute of Economic Affairs 28 March 2017 05:29 (12 K) XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Group.png Fraser of Allander Institute 28 March 2017 05:29 (8.1 K) XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Wikipedia-26px.png Group.png The Smith Institute 28 March 2017 05:27 (23 K) XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png
Wikipedia-26px.png Group.png INSEAD 28 March 2017 04:58 (511 bytes) Stub.png New.png XML-26px.png RDF-26px.png


                  Group Type                  Description
AuthorityIn addition to the standard meaning, "Authority" and "Authoritative" are sometimes used on WikiSpooks not as an accolade, but to suggest distrust, reflecting the fact that 'the establishment' often seeks to bolster its power through specious claims of "authority".
FrontFront groups are intended to deceive the casual observer by carrying out actions without disclosing who instigated them. They include astroturf (fake 'grassroots' organisations) operated by legitimate companies as well as fronts operated by groups with more questionable legitimacy to provide plausible deniability to as criminal groups, governments or intelligence agencies.
Hit squadTeams of assassins
Intelligence agencyThe distinction between secret societies, intelligence agencies or international groups may be slightly moot on occasions. Many are officially allowed to commit serious crimes such as murder, and are subject to minimal effective oversight anyway.
InternationalInternational groups.
MilitaryMilitary groups, generally hierarchical in nature, often controlled by nation states, are organisations that specialise in using violence to achieve political ends of their masters.
RegulatorGovernment agencies tasked with trying to make markets work in the public interest by e.g. protecting the environment, preventing fraud etc. Often (especially in US) these are subjects of "regulatory capture" whereby they are effectively controlled by the exact same commercial groups they are nominally in charge of regulating.
Secret societyNothing to see here. Move along!
Think tank
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