“Heirs of St. Anthony” President Bisharin
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Handshaker
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Divorce is illegal.
Abortion is illegal.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Law & Order
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.