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The Federation of New Chautaqua

“United By Diversity”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Yggdrasil

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The Federation of New Chautaqua is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Gustav Mahler with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 5.077 billion New Chautaquans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defence. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Chernenko. The average income tax rate is 96%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Tourism industry.

Every product goes through extensive safety-testing by the government, protesters are up in arms over new nuclear power stations, government officials frequently cut taxes as a distraction from antics with their secretaries, and students cut up leftover Rubles during Arts and Crafts. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Chautaqua's national animal is the Lynx, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, its national religion is Buddhism, and its currency is the Ruble.

New Chautaqua is ranked 41st in Yggdrasil and 9,353rd in the world for Lowest Unemployment Rates, scoring 260 on the Workforce Participation Versus Theoretical Maximum Metric.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 7 days ago

  • 5 days ago: New Chautaqua was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
  • 7 days ago: Following new legislation in New Chautaqua, students cut up leftover Rubles during Arts and Crafts.
  • 7 days ago: Following new legislation in New Chautaqua, government officials frequently cut taxes as a distraction from antics with their secretaries.
  • 7 days ago: Following new legislation in New Chautaqua, protesters are up in arms over new nuclear power stations.
  • 7 days ago: New Chautaqua relocated from Lazarus to Yggdrasil.
  • 7 days ago: New Chautaqua applied to join the World Assembly.
  • 8 days ago: New Chautaqua was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Smartest Citizens.
  • 19 days ago: New Chautaqua applied to join the World Assembly.
  • 19 days ago: New Chautaqua was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 191 days ago: New Chautaqua ceased to exist.

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