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The Free Land of Elkenian

“Freedom & Self Dicipline”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Reasonable
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: The East Pacific

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The Free Land of Elkenian is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Leader with an even hand, and renowned for its hatred of cheese. The compassionate, intelligent population of 11.313 billion Elkenianians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Education, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and Social Equality receiving almost no funds by comparison. The average income tax rate is 85%, and even higher for the wealthy. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

A National Academy regulates grammar and usage, the government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments, the study of medicine is popular throughout Elkenian, and the death penalty has been reintroduced. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Elkenian's national animal is the eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the elk.

Elkenian is ranked 155th in The East Pacific and 9,324th in the world for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring 13 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 1 day 16 hours ago

  • 17 hours ago: Elkenian was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Rebellious Youth.
  • 18 hours ago: Elkenian was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Rebellious Youth (last census: Top 10%).
  • 1 day 7 hours ago: Following new legislation in Elkenian, the death penalty has been reintroduced.
  • 1 day 7 hours ago: Following new legislation in Elkenian, the study of medicine is popular throughout Elkenian.
  • 2 days 10 hours ago: Elkenian voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Child Pornography Ban".
  • 3 days 7 hours ago: Following new legislation in Elkenian, the government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments.
  • 3 days 7 hours ago: Following new legislation in Elkenian, a National Academy regulates grammar and usage.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Elkenian, government officials frequently cut taxes as a distraction from antics with their secretaries.
  • 4 days ago: Elkenian voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate Capitalist Paradise".
  • 5 days ago: Following new legislation in Elkenian, fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets.

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