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The Babelic Meritocracy of Ko-oren

“aka 'the Linguistic Conundrum of Ko-oren'”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Struggling
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Handshaker

Location: Atlantian Oceania

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The Babelic Meritocracy of Ko-oren is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by President Akiranar Nembus with an even hand, and notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants. The compassionate, intelligent population of 8.201 billion Ko-orenites 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, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it concentrates mainly on Education, although the Environment and Law & Order are on the agenda. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ko-oren City. The average income tax rate is 99%. 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.

Cars are banned from built-up areas, legislators work 24/7 due to an influx of single-issue bills, heavy industry grinds to a halt as new equipment must be biked in, and discarded pennies litter the streets. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ko-oren's national animal is the Dragonfly, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Ko-orenite Animism, and its currency is the Korona.

Ko-oren is ranked 6th in Atlantian Oceania and 3,937th in the world for Highest Police Ratios, scoring 224 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 10 minutes ago

  • 11 days ago: Ko-oren endorsed The Nation of Mertagne.
  • 11 days ago: Ko-oren was endorsed by The Nation of Mertagne.
  • 18 days ago: Ko-oren altered its national flag.
  • 28 days ago: Ko-oren was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Income Equality (last census: Top 10%).
  • 28 days ago: Ko-oren was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Income Equality (last census: Top 10%).
  • 31 days ago: Ko-oren's influence in Atlantian Oceania rose from "Truckler" to "Handshaker".
  • 38 days ago: Ko-oren was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Longest Average Lifespans (last census: Top 1%).
  • 50 days ago: Ko-oren was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • 57 days ago: Ko-oren was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 5%).
  • 57 days ago: Ko-oren was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 10%).

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Endorsements Received: 5 » Thatius, Weimania, Schiavonia, Mangolana, and Mertagne.

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