The Free Land of
Democratic Socialists
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Regional Influence
Hermit
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Imploded
Political Freedom
Some

Overview People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Free Land of Jacobs Cattlebean is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Leader with an even hand, and renowned for its state-planned economy, hatred of cheese, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, cheerful, devout population of 6.926 billion Jacobs Cattlebeanians 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, corrupt, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it is primarily concerned with Spirituality, with Welfare also on the agenda, while Industry and Defense receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Jacobs Cattlebean City. The average income tax rate is 89.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Jacobs Cattlebeanian economy, worth 78.0 trillion Tiny Ferrets a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, extremely specialized black market in Information Technology. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is 11,258 Tiny Ferrets, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Organised sports are frowned upon as frivolous, the government tries to improve relations with hostile countries by sending gift baskets, research into artificial intelligence has been banned, and the military frequently holds bake sales to raise funds. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Jacobs Cattlebean's national animal is the Turkey, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is a major religion.

Jacobs Cattlebean is ranked 1st in Jacobs Cattlebean and 140,166th in the world for Safest, scoring -1,053.035 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 9 days ago

  • 20 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Fattest Citizens.
  • 21 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Public Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 24 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Best Weather (last census: Top 1%).
  • 35 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Authoritarian.
  • 38 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 53 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean was reclassified from "Authoritarian Democracy" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • 53 days ago: Following new legislation in Jacobs Cattlebean, the military frequently holds bake sales to raise funds.
  • 54 days ago: Following new legislation in Jacobs Cattlebean, research into artificial intelligence has been banned.
  • 56 days ago: Following new legislation in Jacobs Cattlebean, the government tries to improve relations with hostile countries by sending gift baskets.
  • 59 days ago: Jacobs Cattlebean fell out of the world Top 1% for Most Primitive.

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by Max Barry

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