“To Liberty, To Commons!”
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Page
Location: The East Pacific
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Law & Order
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
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.
Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.