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The TEP Citizen of A Slanted Black Stripe

“What color is your stripe?”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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A Slanted Black Stripe was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 119

The TEP Citizen of A Slanted Black Stripe is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by The Reluctant Delegate with an even hand, and notable for its restrictive gun laws, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 24.328 billion Slantees are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of San Francisco. The average income tax rate is 91.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Slanted Black Stripean economy, worth a remarkable 4,625 trillion stripenotes a year, is quite specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 190,140 stripenotes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Little League matches are often attended by riot police with water cannon... just in case, the number of students attending university has reached a record high, citizens must have a license to operate a computer, and businesses often fire workers in favour of cheaper automatic systems. Crime is totally unknown. A Slanted Black Stripe's national animal is the zebra, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is All are Welcome.

A Slanted Black Stripe is ranked 1,644th in the world and 46th in The East Pacific for Longest Average Lifespans, with 94.23 Years.

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Largest Publishing Industry: 278thMost Valuable International Artwork: 462ndBest Weather: 465thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 509thMost Beautiful Environments: 547thMost Pacifist: 559thMost Influential: 760thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 802ndNicest Citizens: 1,014thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,021stMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,050thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,123rdMost Developed: 1,294thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,315thHealthiest Citizens: 1,320thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,454thMost Cultured: 1,482ndMost Inclusive: 1,519thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,644thSmartest Citizens: 1,652ndHighest Economic Output: 2,038thTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 2,784thMost Stationary: 2,962ndSafest: 3,248thLargest Populations: 3,800thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,168thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,672ndLargest Governments: 5,221stLargest Welfare Programs: 5,401stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,456thHighest Average Incomes: 7,307thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,467thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,674thTop
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Most Secular: 12,889thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,677thMost Efficient Economies: 13,796thMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,728thLowest Crime Rates: 15,963rdNudest: 20,296th
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Largest Publishing Industry: 10th in the regionBest Weather: 11th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 13th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 14th in the regionMost Pacifist: 14th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 19th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 21st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 25th in the regionMost Influential: 26th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 27th in the regionLargest Populations: 28th in the regionNicest Citizens: 29th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 31st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 32nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 34th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 34th in the regionMost Cultured: 34th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 35th in the regionMost Developed: 36th in the regionMost Stationary: 40th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 46th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 50th in the regionMost Inclusive: 60th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 73rd in the regionSafest: 89th in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 104th in the regionLargest Governments: 130th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 130th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 149th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 161st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 180th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 181st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 205th in the regionNudest: 362nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 362nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 383rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 421st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 443rd in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 456th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 692nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 702nd in the region

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