“L'étoile du nord est toujours fidèle.”
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Minnow
The Royal Maritime Union of New Vinland is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Prime Minister James Bell with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies. The compassionate, intelligent population of 5.201 billion New Vinlandians 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 Commerce, Education, and the Environment. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of LaFontaine. The average income tax rate is 63%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Book Publishing industry.
National parks have long lines of different gender-specific 'Porta-Pottys', inheritance tax has recently been abolished, drunk drivers are sent to rehabilitation paid for by the government, and government-run screening operations remove embryos with severe genetic disorders. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Vinland's national animal is the Canada Lynx, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is The Presbyterian Protestant Church, and its currency is the New Vinland pound.
Most Recent Government Activity: 1 day ago
- 1 minute ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Swiss Cheese Confederacy of Cowland5.
- 4 hours ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Electric Purple Clouds of South Pezalia.
- 1 day ago: New Vinland endorsed The Free Land of San Francesco Bay.
- 1 day 9 hours ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Free Land of San Francesco Bay.
- 1 day 12 hours ago: New Vinland lodged a message on the Canada Regional Message Board.
- 1 day 12 hours ago: New Vinland endorsed The Military Dictatorship of Higsantium.
- 1 day 19 hours ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Dominion of Stormaen.
- 1 day 20 hours ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Military Dictatorship of Higsantium.
- 1 day 22 hours ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Funhouse of Esselldee.
- 2 days 5 hours ago: New Vinland was endorsed by The Black and White Fiends of Devil Heart.