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The Community of Thunder Mesa

“For The People”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Weak
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Community of Thunder Mesa is a huge, genial nation, notable for its punitive income tax rates, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 817 million Thunder Mesans 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, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Education, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 74.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Thunder Mesan economy, worth 19.0 trillion guilders a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Retail, and Soda Sales. Average income is 23,263 guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

A bureaucratic fight over TMIA cafeteria food expenditures has caused the temporary suspension of all agency counterintelligence operations, sales of disinfectant wipes have skyrocketed, enemy navies sail within bombardment range of major coastal cities with impunity, and atheists in the nation feel uneasy living in buildings where they were once vilified. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Thunder Mesa's national animal is the otter, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Thunder Mesa is ranked 97,620th in the world and 3,539th in the South Pacific for Highest Drug Use, scoring 70.4 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,640thMost Influential: 7,427thTop
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Most Income Equality: 12,830thMost Compassionate Citizens: 15,246thMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,682ndNicest Citizens: 15,785thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 17,406thBest Weather: 19,933rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 20,394thMost Pacifist: 21,427thHighest Average Tax Rates: 22,315thMost Inclusive: 23,430th
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 471st in the regionMost Income Equality: 521st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 553rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 556th in the regionNicest Citizens: 578th in the regionMost Influential: 620th in the regionBest Weather: 644th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 645th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 690th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 718th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 788th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 56 » New Briantown, Qvait, Erinor, Tepertopia, Amerion, Aidenfieeld, Corgitopiaa, PenguinPies, Bawkie, Bleakfoot, Land Without Shrimp, Ebonhand, Jiam, Bartonia Nova, Wehraboos, Eskvenn, Nowa Europa, Marinho Islands, Aumeltopia, Purple Hyacinth, The SpaceNeo-Goryeo Etymological Society, Kandorith, Beepee, Merevane, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Volaworand, Zataras, Farengeto, Treir, Holota, Synarion, Belschaft, Rebel-topia, Wallechi, Auphelia, Wakandan Tribes, Qawe, The Altan, Seythennia, Death to democracy, Scu Greinne, Conexia, Concrete Slab, Rotenaplistan, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Sandaoguo, Bichedder, Libedistan, Westenhald, Sedunn, and 6 others.New Belgrade, Gonrati, Choman, The United Australian States, LadyRebels, and Ipugao.