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The Imperial Dictatorship of New Scorpio

“There is no right or wrong, merely different veiwpoints”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Negotiator

Location: Talos

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The Imperial Dictatorship of New Scorpio is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Lord Jacob Varsil with an iron fist, and renowned for its devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 7.015 billion Scorpions are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defence, Law & Order, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Antonia. The average income tax rate is 97%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry.

All new "spies" are fifteen-year-old acne-ridden kids on computers, several citizens have complained about scientists abducting their pets for experimentation, the government is making attempts at curtailing the flood of spam emails with little progress, and young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Scorpio's national animal is the Scorpion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is Scorpius, and its currency is the Ven.

New Scorpio is ranked 3rd in Talos and 4,899th in the world for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector, scoring 9 on the Charon Conveyancy Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 15 hours ago

  • 5 days ago: New Scorpio was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 9 days ago: Following new legislation in New Scorpio, young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables.
  • 9 days ago: Following new legislation in New Scorpio, the government is making attempts at curtailing the flood of spam emails with little progress.
  • 9 days ago: Following new legislation in New Scorpio, several citizens have complained about scientists abducting their pets for experimentation.
  • 9 days ago: New Scorpio lodged a message on the Talos Regional Message Board.
  • 9 days ago: New Scorpio lodged a message on the Talos Regional Message Board.
  • 10 days ago: New Scorpio's influence in Talos rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".
  • 13 days ago: New Scorpio's influence in Talos fell from "Contender" to "Auxiliary".
  • 14 days ago: New Scorpio's influence in Talos rose from "Auxiliary" to "Contender".
  • 15 days ago: Following new legislation in New Scorpio, all new "spies" are fifteen-year-old acne-ridden kids on computers.

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