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The Reborn Hegemony of Mekanta

“THAT WHICH SPEAKS CAN ALSO SCREAM”

Category: Compulsory Consumerist State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: The Milky Way Galaxy

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The Reborn Hegemony of Mekanta is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, ruled by Kareh math Izakto with an iron fist, and notable for its punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 21.089 billion Mekantans are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, pro-business government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Defence, with areas such as the Environment and Social Equality receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Khiikoza. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 75%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, followed by Woodchip Exports and Uranium Mining.

Speaking out against the government is punishable by flogging, rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons, women earn less than half the salary of men if they can even find a job, and small businesses are gobbled up almost daily by corporate giants. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Mekanta's national animal is the simulant drone, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Mekantan Dominionism, and its currency is the production credit.

Mekanta is ranked 59th in The Milky Way Galaxy and 100,126th in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring -73 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 6 days ago

  • 20 days ago: Mekanta relocated from Balder to The Milky Way Galaxy.
  • 23 days ago: Mekanta was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Nudest.
  • 25 days ago: Mekanta was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Insurance Industry.
  • 27 days ago: Mekanta was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Information Technology Sector.
  • 29 days ago: Mekanta was refounded in Balder.
  • 91 days ago: Mekanta ceased to exist.
  • 100 days ago: Mekanta was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Fattest Citizens.
  • 112 days ago: Mekanta fell out of the world Top 10% for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 128 days ago: Mekanta fell out of the regional Top 10% for Shortest Average Lifespan.
  • 155 days ago: Mekanta was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Shortest Average Lifespan.

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