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The Greater Worker's Union of Spodehaven

“Harmony and Progress!”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
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Location: The Glorious Nations of Iwaku

Regional Influence: Ambassador


The Greater Worker's Union of Spodehaven is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The Omnipotent Eye with a fair hand, and notable for its public floggings, anti-smoking policies, and unlimited-speed roads. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 17.932 billion Spodists 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, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Grand Underground. The average income tax rate is 98.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Spodish economy, worth a remarkable 4,572 trillion Yargons 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 major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 255,012 Yargons, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

A large-scale revitalization of the education system is underway, children must be board certified to append "Jr" to their name, black tea is only available on the black market, and asking 'does my bum look big in this?' leads to 30 hours of self-esteem classes. Crime is totally unknown. Spodehaven's national animal is the Walking Eye, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Spodeism.

Spodehaven is ranked 25,064th in the world and 47th in The Glorious Nations of Iwaku for Highest Drug Use, scoring 106.6 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,190thMost Inclusive: 1,274thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,299thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,464thSmartest Citizens: 1,474thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,540thLargest Governments: 1,662ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,697thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,932ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,017thMost Efficient Economies: 2,088thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,125thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,224thMost Developed: 2,344thHighest Economic Output: 2,361stTop
Largest Information Technology Sector: 2,641stMost Rebellious Youth: 2,669thMost Influential: 2,688thMost Cultured: 2,740thHighest Average Incomes: 3,316thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,579thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,499thMost Subsidized Industry: 4,680thLargest Welfare Programs: 5,465thLowest Crime Rates: 5,560thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,634thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,210thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,889thNicest Citizens: 7,820thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,074thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,086thRudest Citizens: 8,741stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,861stLargest Populations: 9,865thMost Stationary: 10,540thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10,896thMost Beautiful Environments: 11,421stMost Secular: 11,627thTop
Most Compassionate Citizens: 14,243rdHealthiest Citizens: 17,308thSafest: 22,005thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 22,076th
Most Influential: 4th in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionMost Inclusive: 9th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 10th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 10th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 11th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 12th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 12th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 13th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 13th in the regionMost Stationary: 14th in the regionLargest Populations: 14th in the regionLargest Governments: 15th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 16th in the regionMost Cultured: 18th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 18th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 19th in the regionMost Developed: 20th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 21st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 24th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 25th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 26th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 29th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 30th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 31st in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 32nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 33rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 33rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 38th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 14 » Teitoku Ippan, Drifting Colonys of Aaron, Enlais, BlackLight Covenant, Vest Oldabre, North Starine, Chinohana, Ankuran, Monocracy, Oometz, Reltvilm, Tyranacility, Deusion, and Pawn Tucson.