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The Democratic Republic of Payne

“This Is How It Should Be Done”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Nipper

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The Democratic Republic of Payne is a colossal, socially progressive nation, notable for its museums and concert halls, daily referendums, and hatred of cheese. The compassionate, democratic population of 9.015 billion Payneans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Education, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rotherhoff. The average income tax rate is 66.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Paynean economy, worth 475 trillion beefcakes a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 52,694 beefcakes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government's economic policy is "sort it yourself", a bill to outlaw math homework has been submitted, thousands of former welfare recipients are in a revolutionary uproar as the rest of society is enjoying a hefty tax break, and pharmaceutical companies emphatically promise that "your pills are in the mail" rather than admit any supply shortfall. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Payne's national animal is the cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Payne is ranked 65,282nd in the world and 1,416th in the Rejected Realms for Most Subsidized Industry, scoring 1,866.64 on the Gilded Widget Scale.

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Best Weather: 3,559thMost Pacifist: 5,989thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,057thLeast Corrupt Governments: 7,110thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,259thNicest Citizens: 8,421stSafest: 9,087thHealthiest Citizens: 9,290thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,981stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12,666thLongest Average Lifespans: 13,305thTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,725thHighest Food Quality: 14,019thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,093rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 14,129thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,995thMost Inclusive: 16,941stMost Rebellious Youth: 17,898thMost Cultured: 21,766thMost Advanced Public Transport: 23,867th
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Best Weather: 111th in the regionMost Pacifist: 144th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 169th in the regionNicest Citizens: 182nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 182nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 198th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 205th in the regionSafest: 205th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 277th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 282nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 311th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 315th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 323rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 332nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 336th in the regionTop
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Most Inclusive: 359th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 364th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 373rd in the regionMost Cultured: 462nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 519th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 590th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 632nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 7 » COPPAtilism, Zerentopia, United Anarchists of Earth, Minskiev, New Anarchisticstan, Gibralistan, and Fauzjhia.