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The Mind Fields of -River Tam-

“No power in the 'Verse can stop me”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Imploded
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: Realm of the Whispering Winds

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Mind Fields of -River Tam- is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its compulsory military service, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 17.81 billion Tamians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and International Aid. The average income tax rate is 60.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant River Tam economy, worth 49.4 trillion Platinum Credits a year, is highly specialized and led by the Door-to-door Insurance Sales industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Arms Manufacturing, and Furniture Restoration. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 2,771 Platinum Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Elections have been outlawed. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. -River Tam-'s national animal is the Firefly, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

-River Tam- is ranked 170,644th in the world and 183rd in Realm of the Whispering Winds for Most Efficient Economies, scoring zero on the Krugman-Greenspan Business Outlook Index.

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Most Authoritarian: 9thMost Conservative: 27thMost Income Equality: 51stMost Extreme: 346thTop
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 3,110thLargest Populations: 6,296th
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Most Authoritarian: 1st in the regionMost Extreme: 1st in the regionMost Conservative: 1st in the regionMost Income Equality: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 2nd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 9th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 10th in the region

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