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The Empire of Equestia

“Love and Tolerance”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Angels of Derp

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The Empire of Equestia is a massive, economically powerful nation, ruled by Celestia with an iron fist, and notable for its anti-smoking policies. The compassionate, cynical population of 4.363 billion Equestians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of the Environment, Law & Order, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of solar city. The average income tax rate is 96%. 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.

Citizens applying for their first jobs face fierce competition from the homeless, colleges adhere to rigid ethnic quotas for admissions, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits, and Celestia is worshipped as a god. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Equestia's national animal is the Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is solar, and its currency is the Bit.

Equestia is ranked 18th in Angels of Derp and 106,333rd in the world for Most Godforsaken, with -18 Dawkins.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 4 days ago

  • 4 days ago: Equestia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Authoritarian.
  • 4 days ago: Following new legislation in Equestia, Celestia is worshipped as a god.
  • 17 days ago: Equestia voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate The Black Riders".
  • 17 days ago: Equestia relocated from Osiris to Angels of Derp.
  • 17 days ago: Equestia was admitted to the World Assembly.
  • 19 days ago: Equestia was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Dedicated Public Healthcare (last census: Top 5%).
  • 19 days ago: Equestia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Dedicated Public Healthcare.
  • 19 days ago: Following new legislation in Equestia, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits.
  • 19 days ago: Following new legislation in Equestia, colleges adhere to rigid ethnic quotas for admissions.
  • 19 days ago: Following new legislation in Equestia, citizens applying for their first jobs face fierce competition from the homeless.

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