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The Rat of Malphe

“What's the worst rat could happen?”

Category: Left-Leaning College State
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: The North Pacific

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Government

Devolution

Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.

Proportional Representation

Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.

Term Limits

Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.

Society

Marriage Equality

Citizens of the same sex may marry.

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

Euthanasia

Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.

Sex Education

School-age children receive mandatory sex education.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

Law & Order

Human Sacrifice

Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.

No Judiciary

The nation has abolished the court system.

No Prison

Jails and prisons are not employed.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

Universal Health Care

The state provides health care to all citizens.

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

Nuclear Power

The nation is nuclear powered.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

Metricism

The state mandates the use of the metric system.

International

No WMDs

The nation opposes the use of WMDs.

Climate Treaty

The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.