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The Republic of Lab

“We're gonna get you... one way or another”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: the West Pacific

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The Republic of Lab is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Mr Arby with an even hand, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space. The compassionate, intelligent population of 5.297 billion Labians 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 juggles the competing demands of the Environment, Education, and Social Welfare. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lab City. The average income tax rate is 83%, and even higher for the wealthy. A substantial private sector is dominated by the Tourism industry.

Dozens of additional foreign policy specialists have been sent to the country's WA Mission, organ donation rates have hit a new low, the Supreme Court vehemently protects civil rights and the right to privacy, and fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets. Crime is totally unknown. Lab's national animal is the Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the Cup.

Lab is ranked 35th in the West Pacific and 3,314th in the world for Best Weather, with 231 Metres of Sunlight Above Expected.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 9 days ago

  • 2 days 18 hours ago: Lab was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Cultured (last census: Top 5%).
  • 6 days ago: Lab was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 6 days ago: Lab was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Least Corrupt Governments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 7 days ago: Lab was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Longest Average Lifespans (last census: Top 5%).
  • 7 days ago: Lab was reclassified from "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • 8 days ago: Lab was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Best Weather (last census: Top 1%).
  • 9 days ago: Lab voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend McMasterdonia".
  • 9 days ago: Lab voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Child Pornography Ban".
  • 11 days ago: Lab was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise".
  • 21 days ago: Lab was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates (last census: Top 5%).

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