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The Calmari Collective Creations of Squid Ruinosa

“Feel free to worship me anytime.”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Below Average

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Calmari Collective Creations of Squid Ruinosa is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by The Beakest with an even hand, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, zero percent divorce rate, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, devout population of 18.006 billion Squod are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greater moon spire. The average income tax rate is 98.3%.

The thriving Squinem economy, worth a remarkable 2,381 trillion pointy Beaks 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 mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 132,274 pointy Beaks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Serial commas clarify the relationship between one's lackeys, the taxpayers, and kinsfolk, the endangered saltwater humpback Lesser Squiden is only seen in captivity programs, Occam's razor has sliced to pieces any childhood belief in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy, and nobody is allowed to stop the local daycare from reading Nietzsche to pre-schoolers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Squid Ruinosa's national animal is the Lesser Squiden, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Octodox.

Squid Ruinosa is ranked 60,256th in the world and 2,771st in The East Pacific for Most Extensive Civil Rights, with 65.67 Martin Luther King, Jr. Units.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 761stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 940thMost Influential: 1,121stTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 1,779thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,942ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,538thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,570thLargest Governments: 2,886thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,917thLowest Crime Rates: 3,659thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,834thHighest Economic Output: 4,838thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,228thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,569thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,604thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,848thLargest Populations: 6,658thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,792ndSafest: 7,921stMost Cultured: 7,931stTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 8,616thSmartest Citizens: 9,525thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,872ndMost Stationary: 9,995thHealthiest Citizens: 10,067thBest Weather: 10,678thMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,726thMost Corrupt Governments: 12,832ndMost Pacifist: 13,565thMost Income Equality: 16,554thHighest Average Incomes: 16,847th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 15th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 22nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 37th in the regionMost Influential: 45th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 53rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 56th in the regionLargest Populations: 58th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 60th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 64th in the regionLargest Governments: 65th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 76th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 77th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 88th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 110th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 146th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 150th in the regionMost Stationary: 153rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 170th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 183rd in the regionMost Cultured: 207th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 224th in the regionSafest: 244th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 254th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 260th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 273rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 297th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 310th in the regionBest Weather: 311th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 432nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 444th in the regionMost Inclusive: 524th in the regionMost Developed: 544th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 634th in the region

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