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The Queen's State of Marvin Alexander

“A Good Day To Go Fishing”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Ancient Lands

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The Queen's State of Marvin Alexander is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by the Governor with an even hand, and notable for its irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 22.49 billion Marvin Alexanderians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The enormous government devotes most of its attentions to Education, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and the Environment receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Capital Heights. The average income tax rate is 35%, but much higher for the wealthy. A robust private sector is dominated by the Uranium Mining industry.

The government is avowedly atheist, island residents must resort to canoes and sailboats to get to work, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller, and the country's famous rainforests are being bulldozed by the mining industry. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Marvin Alexander's national animal is the deer, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities, its national religion is none, and its currency is the betale.

Marvin Alexander is ranked 182nd in Ancient Lands and 52,763rd in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -6 on the Hayek Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 13 days ago

  • 5 days ago: Marvin Alexander was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • 13 days ago: Marvin Alexander changed its national currency to "betale" and its nation type to "Queen's State".
  • 29 days ago: Marvin Alexander fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Influential.
  • 42 days ago: Marvin Alexander changed its national animal to "deer".
  • 42 days ago: Marvin Alexander altered its national flag.
  • 61 days ago: Marvin Alexander was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Populations.
  • 86 days ago: Marvin Alexander was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Godforsaken.
  • 98 days ago: Marvin Alexander changed its national nation type to "State" and its faith to "none".
  • 117 days ago: Marvin Alexander was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • 119 days ago: Marvin Alexander was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.

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by Max Barry

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