“Wintermoot's Private Floating Island”
|Category: Left-Leaning College State|
Regional Influence: Contender
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
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 may have multiple spouses.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Law & Order
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
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.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.