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The Free Land of Bird State

“Wil je een vogel”

Category: Authoritarian Democracy
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Location: Wintreath

Regional Influence: Squire


The Free Land of Bird State is a huge, safe nation, renowned for its state-planned economy, prohibition of alcohol, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, devout population of 300 million Birds are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Law & Order, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 73.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but underdeveloped Birdy economy, worth 11.2 trillion Rimu fruits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, highly specialized black market in Trout Farming and Basket Weaving. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 37,310 Rimu fruits, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Bills about shades of lipstick are frequently introduced in the nation's legislature, children are raised bilingual from an early age, terrorists are on a first name basis with the officials that stamp their passports, and a suspicious number of male students have joined the Ladies' Wrestling League. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bird State's national animal is the Kākāpō, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Bird State is ranked 198,402nd in the world and 289th in Wintreath for Highest Drug Use, scoring 34 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

Most Primitive: 2,066thTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,442ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,590thMost Pacifist: 8,663rdTop
Safest: 13,341stBest Weather: 14,533rdMost Influential: 16,548thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,444thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 18,033rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 24,576th
Most Primitive: 3rd in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 4th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 13th in the regionTop
Most Pacifist: 30th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 36th in the regionMost Devout: 36th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 36 » Penguin Dictators, Wintermoot, Svipjoth, Weihbach, ImperialRussia, The Stigyan Triumvirate, Zinnea, Melehan, Bostovania, Cozia, Reactia, Platinum Skills, Inkludering, The Greenlandic North, Saagar, Lusgastan, Imperio tilandes, WhysashaPOTATO, Andromedian, Hayden Rivers, The Turlesz, Moustachlee, Hangug-eun, United Malay Federation, El Bababooey, Kabeya, Thomoland, Eas Knine, Greyrey, The Provincial Union of the Pacific, Namkada, Lumia Rey, Samrif, Free Separatists of New Columbia, Ehrenfest, and Slowetia.