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The Empire of Kratistolies

“Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor Earth two masters”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Regional Influence: Duckspeaker

Location: The New Inquisition

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The Empire of Kratistolies is a colossal, economically powerful nation, ruled by The Primarch with an iron fist, and notable for its restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, cynical population of 5.353 billion Kratosians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Defence, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kallipolis. The average income tax rate is 53%, and even higher for the wealthy. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Tourism industry.

Oil executives can be seen reluctantly cleaning oil-soaked birds, a government program is underway to revitalize Kratistolies's beaches, children as young as twelve are conscripted into the armed forces, and motorists' locations are constantly tracked by intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kratistolies's national animal is the Dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, its national religion is Atheistic Emperor Worship, and its currency is the Drachma.

Kratistolies is ranked 118th in The New Inquisition and 74,873rd in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -7 on the Hayek Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 3 hours ago

  • 5 hours ago: Kratistolies fell out of the world Top 10% for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
  • 5 hours ago: Kratistolies fell out of the regional Top 10% for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
  • 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in Kratistolies, motorists' locations are constantly tracked by intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
  • 18 hours ago: Following new legislation in Kratistolies, children as young as twelve are conscripted into the armed forces.
  • 1 day 18 hours ago: Following new legislation in Kratistolies, a government program is underway to revitalize Kratistolies's beaches.
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in Kratistolies, oil executives can be seen reluctantly cleaning oil-soaked birds.
  • 2 days 18 hours ago: Following new legislation in Kratistolies, skateparks can be found in every city.
  • 3 days 5 hours ago: Kratistolies fell out of the world Top 5% for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • 3 days 5 hours ago: Kratistolies fell out of the regional Top 5% for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • 3 days 6 hours ago: Following new legislation in Kratistolies, high-income earners pay a 100% tax rate.

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