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The New Lunar Republic of Fantrum

“Nuke it from orbit, its the only way to be sure.”

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

Regional Influence: Diplomat

Location: British Isles

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The New Lunar Republic of Fantrum is a colossal, economically powerful nation, ruled by President Luna Nightingale with a fair hand, and remarkable for its devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 5.145 billion Fantnites 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, liberal government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defence, Education, and Commerce. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Canterlot. The average income tax rate is 100%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Tourism industry, followed by Arms Manufacturing and Information Technology.

The automotive industry soaks up huge government handouts, the government is avowedly atheist, the Fantrum Enquirer offers weekly cash prizes for 'most blasphemous song, story, or cartoon', and conductors wield diamond-encrusted batons to fit in with their freshly gilded surroundings. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Fantrum's national animal is the Human, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Credit.

Fantrum is ranked 204th in British Isles and 100,207th in the world for Most Authoritarian, with 0.026 Stalins.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 8 days ago

  • 3 days 15 hours ago: Fantrum was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Least Corrupt Governments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 8 days ago: Fantrum was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
  • 10 days ago: Fantrum was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Defense Forces (last census: Top 1%).
  • 11 days ago: Fantrum was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Cheese Export Sector.
  • 13 days ago: Fantrum changed its national demonym to "Fantnite".
  • 13 days ago: Fantrum changed its national demonym to "Fantrite" and its leader to "President Luna Nightingale".
  • 14 days ago: Fantrum lodged a message on the British Isles Regional Message Board.
  • 16 days ago: Fantrum was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Scientifically Advanced (last census: Top 5%).
  • 16 days ago: Fantrum lodged a message on the British Isles Regional Message Board.
  • 17 days ago: Fantrum was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Leegues.

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