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The People's Republic of Karlos

“Workers of all countries Unite”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: The Internationale

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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The People's Republic of Karlos is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Karlos with an even hand, and notable for its avant-garde cinema, keen interest in outer space, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, cheerful population of 12.448 billion Karlosians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Karlosville. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Karlosian economy, worth a remarkable 2,046 trillion Karlos a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an impressive 164,403 Karlos, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Access to the woods is only granted to those who bring a small shrubbery, the government is pouring money into 'Operation Enduring Democracy', phone taps are frequently carried out by the police, and foreign policy often involves bullwhips and leather. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Karlos's national animal is the Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Karlos is ranked 2,272nd in the world and 4th in The Internationale for Most Advanced Law Enforcement, scoring 14,068.81 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 237thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 390thLargest Welfare Programs: 433rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 557thMost Pacifist: 715thBest Weather: 784thMost Developed: 813thHighest Average Tax Rates: 911thLongest Average Lifespans: 947thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,001stMost Beautiful Environments: 1,068thSafest: 1,081stMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,089thLowest Crime Rates: 1,164thHealthiest Citizens: 1,191stMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,326thNicest Citizens: 1,351stMost Advanced Public Education: 1,356thLargest Governments: 1,483rdMost Inclusive: 1,532ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,933rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,272ndTop
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Most Cultured: 2,833rdMost Subsidized Industry: 2,992ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,469thSmartest Citizens: 3,892ndHighest Poor Incomes: 4,566thMost Influential: 7,841stHighest Economic Output: 8,109thMost Efficient Economies: 9,163rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,426thHighest Average Incomes: 11,472ndTop
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Most Secular: 12,466thMost Income Equality: 17,406thMost Scientifically Advanced: 19,350thLargest Populations: 23,489th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 4th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5th in the regionMost Developed: 7th in the regionMost Pacifist: 7th in the regionBest Weather: 7th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 7th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 8th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 10th in the regionSafest: 10th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 10th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 10th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10th in the regionLargest Governments: 11th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 11th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 11th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 11th in the regionLargest Populations: 12th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 16th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 17th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 17th in the regionMost Average: 18th in the regionMost Cultured: 20th in the regionNicest Citizens: 21st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 22nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 23rd in the region

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 8 » Vamia Adzukind, The Commune of Meddle, International Socialist Union, Minahasa, Doultrenia, StillGate, Esgeirimmen, and Soviet States of Latin America.