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The Republic of Ecans

“Si vis pacem, para bellum”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Canada

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The Republic of Ecans is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Senator Marcus Erectus with a fair hand, and notable for its national health service. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 12.011 billion Ecansians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it is mainly concerned with Education, although Defence and Law & Order are secondary priorities. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Roma Deux. The average income tax rate is 74%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Information Technology industry, followed by Book Publishing and Uranium Mining.

Construction of the Really Big Hadron Collider is underway, children are raised bilingual from an early age, the government is avowedly atheist, and radio shows frequently feature people denouncing religion. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ecans's national animal is the Grey Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the Denarii.

Ecans is ranked 60th in Canada and 27,314th in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring -7 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 2 days 21 hours ago

  • 4 days ago: Ecans fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • 22 days ago: Ecans was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Nudest.
  • 46 days ago: Ecans was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 47 days ago: Ecans lodged a message on the Canada Regional Message Board.
  • 59 days ago: Ecans was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Influential (last census: Top 5%).
  • 60 days ago: Ecans was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector (last census: Top 5%).
  • 63 days ago: Ecans was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Godforsaken (last census: Top 10%).
  • 65 days ago: Ecans lodged a message on the Canada Regional Message Board.
  • 66 days ago: Ecans was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Gambling Industry.
  • 70 days ago: Ecans lodged a message on the Canada Regional Message Board.

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