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The Military Dictatorship of Higsantium

“There is no order without obedience.”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Few
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Contender

Location: Canada

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The Military Dictatorship of Higsantium is a gargantuan, devout nation, ruled by Emperor Higs with an iron fist, and notable for its prohibition of alcohol. Its hard-nosed, cynical population of 15.389 billion are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it is mainly concerned with Defence, although Law & Order and Commerce are secondary priorities. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Higsantium City. The average income tax rate is 100%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry.

The government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid, Higsantium is increasingly belligerent on the international stage, record sales of 'child-whacking sticks' have been reported, and the government blames all suspicious phenomena on flying saucers. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force. Higsantium's national animal is the vorpal bunny, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, its national religion is The Cult of Higs, and its currency is the holy hand grenade.

Higsantium is ranked 10th in Canada and 8,857th in the world for Most Authoritarian, with 2.389 Stalins.

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Most Recent Government Activity: 11 days ago

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