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The Corporate Dictatorship of Josephland

“Oderint Dum Metuant”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: The Alliance of Dictators

Regional Influence: Truckler

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The Corporate Dictatorship of Josephland is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Joseph with an iron fist, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, vat-grown people, and strictly enforced bedtime. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 33.511 billion follower of Josephs are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The relatively small, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is dominated by the Department of Defense, although Industry, Healthcare, and Education are also considered important, while Social Policy and Environment are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Joseph City. The average income tax rate is 99.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Josephic economy, worth an astonishing 34,358 trillion monies a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Woodchip Exports, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is a breathtaking 1,025,283 monies, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 6,059,319 per year while the poor average 80,254, a ratio of 75.5 to 1.

Foreign lack of enthusiasm for Josephic nose-flute disco metal is seen as a reasonable casus belli, monks aren't the only ones who take vows of silence, it is illegal to brush crumbs off your clothing outdoors, and people are often woken up by rubbish music. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Josephland's national animal is the viper, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Josephism.

Josephland is ranked 12th in the world and 2nd in The Alliance of Dictators for Highest Economic Output, with 34,358 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4thLargest Black Market: 6thLargest Insurance Industry: 7thLargest Mining Sector: 8thHighest Average Incomes: 10thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 12thHighest Economic Output: 12thLargest Agricultural Sector: 17thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 18thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 20thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 23rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 26thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 41stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 54thMost Subsidized Industry: 88thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 97thLargest Governments: 145thMost Avoided: 153rdMost Corrupt Governments: 158thMost Efficient Economies: 217thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 229thMost Advanced Public Transport: 237thLowest Crime Rates: 293rdMost Stationary: 396thFattest Citizens: 482ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 599thLargest Retail Industry: 917thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,022ndLargest Populations: 1,586thMost Primitive: 1,969thTop
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,395thMost Developed: 5,599thRudest Citizens: 5,624thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,072ndMost Conservative: 6,313thMost Influential: 8,115thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,851stTop
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Most Devout: 12,286thSmartest Citizens: 13,111thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,611thLongest Average Lifespans: 16,626thMost Authoritarian: 18,079thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 18,167thHighest Poor Incomes: 18,236thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,403rd
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Avoided: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 6th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 7th in the regionMost Primitive: 8th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 9th in the regionRudest Citizens: 11th in the regionMost Developed: 11th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 11th in the region

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