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The Experimental Technocracy of The University Project

“Mottos are bad for you”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Minnow

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The Experimental Technocracy of The University Project is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by slightly evil bearded man with an iron fist, and remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, smutty television, and rampant corporate plagiarism. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 29.921 billion Earthlings are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Public Transport are also considered important, while Defense and International Aid receive no funds. The average income tax rate is 83.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Terran economy, worth a remarkable 8,319 trillion oral favors a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Information Technology and Book Publishing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 278,050 oral favors, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Slightly evil bearded man affectionately nicknames supporters by number, a valid legal defense is 'dead men tell no tales', the government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments, and the people's love for slightly evil bearded man is little more than self-preservation. Crime is totally unknown. The University Project's national animal is the well-endowed magpie, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

The University Project is ranked 44th in the world and 3rd in The North Pacific for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring 440 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 39thMost Rebellious Youth: 44thMost Secular: 56thHealthiest Citizens: 138thMost Developed: 181stLongest Average Lifespans: 200thSmartest Citizens: 222ndLargest Black Market: 320thMost Stationary: 385thMost Beautiful Environments: 483rdLargest Publishing Industry: 504thMost Advanced Public Education: 568thHighest Economic Output: 600thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 604thMost Cultured: 855thMost Scientifically Advanced: 947thHighest Poor Incomes: 989thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,033rdMost Inclusive: 1,299thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,437thMost Efficient Economies: 1,479thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,626thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,781stTop
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Largest Populations: 1,946thBest Weather: 2,286thHighest Average Incomes: 2,465thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,546thLargest Governments: 5,906thLargest Welfare Programs: 7,875thTop
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Most Influential: 10,081stRudest Citizens: 10,238thHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,227thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,937thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,538th
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Most Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 3rd in the regionMost Secular: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Black Market: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 8th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Developed: 11th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 12th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 12th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 17th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 21st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 26th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 27th in the regionLargest Populations: 32nd in the regionMost Cultured: 39th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 45th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 45th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 54th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 61st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 75th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 81st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 86th in the regionMost Inclusive: 89th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 105th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 120th in the regionBest Weather: 147th in the regionLargest Governments: 299th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 360th in the regionRudest Citizens: 439th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 495th in the regionNudest: 519th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 536th in the regionMost Armed: 707th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 810th in the region

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