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The Grand Empire of New Goldman

“Long Live the Empire and the People!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: the South Pacific

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The Grand Empire of New Goldman is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Emperor Harry Norton II with a fair hand, and remarkable for its daily referendums, strictly enforced bedtime, and compulsory gun ownership. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.232 billion Goldmanians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, corrupt, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Administration, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Varyag. The average income tax rate is 78.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Goldmanian economy, worth 158 trillion Goldman Dollars a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Retail. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 128,367 Goldman Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Diplomatic fallout tends to be much more dangerous than radioactive fallout, the government is deliberately installing bloatware onto computers, people say chess victor Emperor Harry Norton II can kill you with mind-bullets, and supermarket milk is a shear-thickening fluid that can stop small-caliber bullets. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Goldman's national animal is the Bison and its national religion is The Cult of Norton.

New Goldman is ranked 27,848th in the world and 905th in the South Pacific for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 5,675.55 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,294thTop
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Most Influential: 2,440thMost Valuable International Artwork: 3,849thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,925thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,743rdMost Efficient Economies: 5,985thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,003rdRudest Citizens: 6,189thLargest Welfare Programs: 7,741stMost Armed: 8,985thLargest Retail Industry: 10,019thMost Inclusive: 10,864thFattest Citizens: 11,124thTop
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Nicest Citizens: 12,322ndHighest Poor Incomes: 13,268thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,372ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 13,770thMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,665thLargest Governments: 15,407thHighest Drug Use: 16,549thHighest Average Tax Rates: 17,155thMost Developed: 18,045thLowest Crime Rates: 20,016thHighest Average Incomes: 20,328thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 20,433rdMost Corrupt Governments: 20,810thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 22,016thMost Cultured: 22,614thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 23,009th
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 139th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 173rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 177th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 184th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 191st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 205th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 215th in the regionRudest Citizens: 216th in the regionMost Armed: 220th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 228th in the regionMost Influential: 271st in the regionFattest Citizens: 345th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 357th in the regionMost Inclusive: 392nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 400th in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 425th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 427th in the regionNicest Citizens: 439th in the regionLargest Governments: 450th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 521st in the regionMost Developed: 532nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 542nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 555th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 585th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 611th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 616th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 617th in the regionMost Cultured: 660th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 681st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 725th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 734th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 827th in the region

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