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The Yer Maws Holiday Home of Scottish Socialists

“Alba gu brąth!”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: Wintercrest

Regional Influence: Negotiator

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The Yer Maws Holiday Home of Scottish Socialists is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Right Honorable Fraser McDougall with a fair hand, and remarkable for its public floggings, complete lack of prisons, and stringent health and safety legislation. The democratic, humorless population of 6.559 billion Scotsmen are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The large, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Edinburgh. The average income tax rate is 97.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Scottish economy, worth a remarkable 1,180 trillion candy canes a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 179,913 candy canes, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Every new building project has to undergo a five-year environmental impact study before it can go ahead, the importance of winning Olympic gold medals is indoctrinated from an early age, the nation was recently voted "most likely to betray its allies", and destitute athletes are forced to train in the street. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Scottish Socialists's national animal is the Santa Claus, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Communism.

Scottish Socialists is ranked 3,581st in the world and 8th in Wintercrest for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 7,365.59 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1,258thLowest Crime Rates: 1,780thTop
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Most Secular: 2,244thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,500thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,542ndHighest Poor Incomes: 2,934thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,069thMost Developed: 3,111thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,181stLargest Governments: 3,261stMost Advanced Public Education: 3,449thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,581stSmartest Citizens: 3,852ndLongest Average Lifespans: 4,537thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,606thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,713thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,246thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,306thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,425thBest Weather: 5,580thMost Cultured: 6,263rdMost Pacifist: 6,388thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,457thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,907thMost Efficient Economies: 7,165thHealthiest Citizens: 7,648thMost Subsidized Industry: 8,028thHighest Average Incomes: 8,351stLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 9,081stMost Inclusive: 9,104thMost Influential: 9,567thTop
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Most Income Equality: 12,572ndMost Corrupt Governments: 13,555thHighest Economic Output: 14,149thSafest: 14,765thMost Stationary: 18,921st
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 4th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 4th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionMost Influential: 5th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Developed: 6th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 6th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 6th in the regionMost Secular: 6th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 7th in the regionLargest Governments: 8th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 8th in the regionMost Cultured: 8th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 8th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 8th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 8th in the regionTop
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Most Pacifist: 9th in the regionNudest: 10th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 12th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 12th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 12th in the regionMost Stationary: 12th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 13th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 13th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 13th in the regionMost Inclusive: 13th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 14th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 15th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 17th in the region

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