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The Commonwealth of Reactia

“Praeteritis praesentibus ducibus”

Category: Corporate Bordello
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Location: Wintreath

Regional Influence: Truckler


The Commonwealth of Reactia is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Ebenezer Roark with a fair hand, and remarkable for its daily referendums, keen interest in outer space, and smutty television. The hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 8.777 billion Reactites are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The relatively small, pro-business, outspoken government prioritizes Education, with Defense, Law & Order, and Healthcare also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Social Policy aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rextropolis. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 6.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Reactian economy, worth a remarkable 2,485 trillion Aureuses a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 283,128 Aureuses, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,297,348 per year while the poor average 37,562, a ratio of 34.5 to 1.

Families burn Ebenezer Roark's latest official photograph to keep warm, casino tax breaks are even bigger than their jackpots, years of counter-terrorism planning are foiled by small details, and crossword puzzles have been co-opted as a symbol of racial discrimination. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Reactia's national animal is the Phoenix, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Mammonism.

Reactia is ranked 4,390th in the world and 9th in Wintreath for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring 132.93 on the Hayek Index.

Largest Cheese Export Sector: 704thHighest Disposable Incomes: 867thSafest: 1,065thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,358thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,478thLargest Retail Industry: 1,535thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,805thRudest Citizens: 1,818thSmartest Citizens: 2,191stMost Developed: 2,515thTop
Highest Average Incomes: 2,736thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3,091stMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,295thMost Cultured: 3,442ndHealthiest Citizens: 3,612thMost Influential: 3,764thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,804thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,859thHighest Food Quality: 3,865thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 4,390thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 4,582ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,736thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,021stLeast Corrupt Governments: 5,080thMost Efficient Economies: 5,361stLongest Average Lifespans: 5,680thLowest Crime Rates: 5,744thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,704thLargest Governments: 6,940thHighest Economic Output: 7,304thMost Inclusive: 7,323rdMost Rebellious Youth: 7,399thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,243rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9,174thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10,109thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 11,914thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13,070thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 16,785thNicest Citizens: 21,159thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 21,835th
Largest Cheese Export Sector: 2nd in the regionSafest: 2nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 3rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 4th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 4th in the regionTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 7th in the regionMost Developed: 7th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 7th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 9th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Cultured: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 9th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 9th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 11th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 11th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 12th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 15th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 15th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 16th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 17th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 18th in the regionMost Influential: 18th in the regionLargest Governments: 18th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 18th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 19th in the regionTop
Most Pro-Market: 21st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 21st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 22nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 23rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 23rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 34th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 39th in the region

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