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The Mafian Economic Extremist of The Dark System

“Money, Power, Respect!”

Category: Compulsory Consumerist State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: The Axis of Evil

Regional Influence: Powerbroker

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The Mafian Economic Extremist of The Dark System is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Master Economist with an iron fist, and remarkable for its vat-grown people, compulsory military service, and pith helmet sales. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 16.718 billion Dark Systems are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The relatively small, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Dark System Main Command Centre. The average income tax rate is 99.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Dark System economy, worth an astonishing 20,993 trillion Dollars a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Retail, and Uranium Mining. Average income is a breathtaking 1,255,754 Dollars, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 11,756,550 per year while the poor average 11,366, a ratio of 1,034 to 1.

The government's suicide hotline now redirects callers to local tax lawyers, citizens queue to get the reinstated bank notes and coins, the Police Surveillance Unit's motto is "Gotta Catch 'Em All", and unused plastic recycling bins are being dumped into landfills by the tonne. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Dark System's national animal is the Monster, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Dark System is ranked 27th in the world and 2nd in The Axis of Evil for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 24,711.68 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Largest Retail Industry: 1stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1stMost Efficient Economies: 2ndHighest Average Incomes: 2ndMost Subsidized Industry: 3rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 9thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13thMost Corrupt Governments: 19thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 20thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 20thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22ndLargest Black Market: 24thFattest Citizens: 24thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 25thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 27thLargest Insurance Industry: 29thLargest Agricultural Sector: 29thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 30thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 31stLargest Governments: 37thLargest Mining Sector: 38thMost Avoided: 39thMost Secular: 41stRudest Citizens: 52ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 59thHighest Economic Output: 71stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 74thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 82ndSmartest Citizens: 119thLargest Gambling Industry: 138thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 156thMost Armed: 194thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 207thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 373rdLowest Crime Rates: 662ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 894thMost Advanced Public Education: 906thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,046thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,126thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,572ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,761stTop
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Most Stationary: 4,032ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,034thMost Influential: 9,608thTop
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Largest Populations: 13,070thMost Pro-Market: 14,748thMost Cultured: 21,177thMost Rebellious Youth: 22,793rd
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Fattest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the region

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