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The People's Republic of Metal People

“Filled with metally goodness”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Good
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

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 hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 6.515 billion Metal Peopleans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it is mainly concerned with the Environment, although Law & Order 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 26%, but much 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.

Libraries are bulldozed to make way for internet cafés, survivors receive aid from only the most environmentally-friendly transport, the police have been swamped with requests to stay up past bedtime, and thieves are flogged in public for their crimes. 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 4th in Michigan and 13,946th in the world for Largest Populations, with 6,515 Capita (millions).

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 6 hours ago

  • 20 minutes ago: Metal People was reclassified from "Corrupt Dictatorship" to "Psychotic Dictatorship".
  • 20 minutes ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, thieves are flogged in public for their crimes.
  • 20 minutes ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, the police have been swamped with requests to stay up past bedtime.
  • 20 minutes ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, survivors receive aid from only the most environmentally-friendly transport.
  • 20 minutes ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, libraries are bulldozed to make way for internet cafés.
  • 20 minutes ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, artists regularly face criminal charges and art-burning parties are common.
  • 2 days 23 hours ago: Metal People was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • 3 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits.
  • 3 days ago: Following new legislation in Metal People, the recent ban on computers is causing havoc throughout the nation.
  • 4 days ago: Metal People was reclassified from "Psychotic Dictatorship" to "Corrupt Dictatorship".

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by Max Barry

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