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The Lascivious Lycanthropy of John Talbot

“Is Wolfbane the Bane of Wolves?”

Category: Corporate Police State
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Power

Location: The Unicorns of the World

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The Lascivious Lycanthropy of John Talbot is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, notable for its compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 10.703 billion Talbotians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The medium-sized, moralistic, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Defence, Law & Order, and Commerce. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 15%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Automobile Manufacturing, Arms Manufacturing, and Beef-Based Agriculture industries.

Billions of Pounds are being blown on orbital weapons development, ethnic minorities are often refused admission to some of the nation's best schools, almost half of the child population live rough on the streets, and corporations cut costs by taking away safety-features on their products. Crime is a serious problem. John Talbot's national animal is the Wolf, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its currency is the Pound.

John Talbot is ranked 2nd in The Unicorns of the World and 17,853rd in the world for Rudest Citizens, with 10 Insults Per Minute (net).

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 41 days ago

  • 47 days ago: John Talbot changed its national demonym to "Talbotian" and its demonym adjective to "a Talbotian".
  • 50 days ago: John Talbot's influence in The Unicorns of the World rose from "Powerbroker" to "Power".
  • 61 days ago: John Talbot fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • 120 days ago: John Talbot's influence in The Unicorns of the World fell from "Power" to "Powerbroker".
  • 142 days ago: John Talbot was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • 175 days ago: John Talbot was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Shortest Average Lifespan.
  • 192 days ago: John Talbot was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Primitive.
  • 241 days ago: John Talbot was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry.
  • 275 days ago: John Talbot was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
  • 332 days ago: John Talbot fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry.

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