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The People's Republic of Metal People

“Filled with metally goodness”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Good
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Power

Location: Michigan

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The People's Republic of Metal People is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Leader with an iron fist, and remarkable for its keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 6.118 billion Metal Peopleans 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 government stops and the rest of society begins, but it is mainly concerned with Defence, although the Environment and Education are on the agenda. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Metal People City. The average income tax rate is 68%, and even higher for the wealthy. 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.

Military spending is on the increase, the commercialisation of highly deadly weapons has instilled Metal People with a very polite populace, politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads, and heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling. Metal People's national animal is the animal, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is a major religion, and its currency is the piece of metal.

Metal People is ranked 1st in Michigan and 10,857th in the world for Most Authoritarian, with 2.027 Stalins.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 10 days ago

  • 9 days ago: Metal People's influence in Michigan rose from "Powerbroker" to "Power".
  • 10 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste.
  • 14 days ago: Metal People fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Conservative.
  • 14 days ago: Metal People fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Conservative.
  • 21 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, politicians are often seen with soldiers pointing guns at their heads.
  • 23 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, the commercialisation of highly deadly weapons has instilled Metal People with a very polite populace.
  • 23 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, military spending is on the increase.
  • 23 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, newborns are being raised as mindless killing machines.
  • 23 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, kids laugh off vandalism and arson as "just fun".
  • 29 days ago: Metal People was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Rebellious Youth.

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by Max Barry

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