“Hockey For The People!”
|Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise|
Regional Influence: Shoeshiner
Location: the South Pacific
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Jails and prisons are not employed.
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.
Alcohol is banned.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
The nation opposes the use of WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.