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The International Masters of Barlyy

“Oh no, my card”

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

Location: Scardinavia

Regional Influence: Superpower

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The International Masters of Barlyy is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Eric Barsen with an even hand, and notable for its keen interest in outer space, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 1.723 billion IMs are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Adelaide Countergambit. The average income tax rate is 96.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Masterful economy, worth 236 trillion botez gambits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Trout Farming, and Tourism. Average income is an impressive 137,248 botez gambits, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Third party candidates are now gaining some representation in Parliament, animal liberationists receive government funding to break into animal research labs, drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking, and criminals and college students are taking an interest in the government's new weed-killing program. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Barlyy's national animal is the horsey, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is sacrificing a queen.

Barlyy is ranked 20,901st in the world and 1st in Scardinavia for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 7,337.49 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 93rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 876thSafest: 1,031stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,185thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,846thMost Pacifist: 1,857thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,316thNicest Citizens: 2,338thTop
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Best Weather: 3,079thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,094thHealthiest Citizens: 3,223rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,230thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,301stMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,475thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,763rdMost Inclusive: 3,873rdLowest Crime Rates: 4,611thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,661stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,775thMost Developed: 5,138thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,935thLargest Governments: 5,998thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,488thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,494thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,541stLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,797thSmartest Citizens: 7,458thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,736thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,274thMost Cultured: 10,901stMost Income Equality: 11,313thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 11,551stTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 13,910thMost Secular: 14,190thHighest Average Incomes: 17,453rdLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 20,770thLargest Publishing Industry: 20,901st

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