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The Confederacy of Elosson

“Good Country.”

Category: Capitalist Paradise
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Dominator

Location: Outpost Uber Alles

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The Confederacy of Elosson is a massive, economically powerful nation, ruled by Elo Cism with an even hand, and notable for its compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 4.103 billion Elossonians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, pro-business individuals is effectively ruled by the Department of Defence, with areas such as Social Welfare and the Environment receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Elossonsson. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Information Technology industries.

Anti-government web sites are springing up, citizens wishing to be parents must undertake a series of gruelling tests to evaluate their capabilities, penurious citizens die from easily remedied ailments because they aren't 'taking enough initiative', and otherwise healthy people are being sent to internment camps because they have VODAIS. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling, probably because of the country's utter lack of prisons. Elosson's national animal is the tiger, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the tiger's blood.

Elosson is ranked 1st in Outpost Uber Alles and 1,456th in the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring 11 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 20 days ago

  • 7 days ago: Elosson fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • 12 days ago: Elosson was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • 20 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, otherwise healthy people are being sent to internment camps because they have VODAIS.
  • 20 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, penurious citizens die from easily remedied ailments because they aren't 'taking enough initiative'.
  • 20 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, citizens wishing to be parents must undertake a series of gruelling tests to evaluate their capabilities.
  • 20 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, anti-government web sites are springing up.
  • 20 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, 'The Anti-Government Hour' is a popular programme on many of Elosson's radio stations.
  • 41 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, university graduates and new home-owners toil in labour camps to work off their debts.
  • 41 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, theoretical science is only theoretical.
  • 41 days ago: Following new legislation in Elosson, graffiti graces every city's streets.

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