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The Booty Magnet of Pholidoteuthis

“Avast, ye scurvy scum!”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
Civil Rights:
Frightening
Economy:
Reasonable
Political Freedoms:
World Benchmark

Regional Influence: Powerbroker

Location: World Pirates Alliance

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The Booty Magnet of Pholidoteuthis is a gargantuan, genial nation, renowned for its strong anti-business policies. Its compassionate, intelligent population of 23.851 billion are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whoever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The medium-sized, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Social Welfare, and Social Equality. The average income tax rate is 23%, but much higher for the wealthy. Private enterprise is illegal, but for those in the know there is a slick and highly efficient black market in Book Publishing.

A large-scale revitalization of the education system is underway, the government is avowedly atheist, same-sex marriages are increasingly common, and all recreational drugs are legal. Crime is a problem, probably because of the country's utter lack of prisons. Pholidoteuthis's national animal is the booty cow, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the booty booty.

Pholidoteuthis is ranked 4th in World Pirates Alliance and 89,710th in the world for Largest Mining Sector, scoring -1 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 15 hours ago

  • 28 days ago: Pholidoteuthis was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Armed.
  • 39 days ago: Pholidoteuthis was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Drug Use (last census: Top 1%).
  • 62 days ago: Pholidoteuthis's influence in World Pirates Alliance fell from "Superpower" to "Powerbroker".
  • 64 days ago: Pholidoteuthis's influence in World Pirates Alliance rose from "Powerbroker" to "Superpower".
  • 136 days ago: Pholidoteuthis fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Armed.
  • 156 days ago: Pholidoteuthis was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Armed.
  • 157 days ago: Pholidoteuthis was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights (last census: Top 1%).
  • 258 days ago: Pholidoteuthis fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Armed.
  • 283 days ago: Pholidoteuthis was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Drug Use (last census: Top 5%).
  • 1 year 51 days ago: Pholidoteuthis was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Drug Use (last census: Top 1%).

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by Max Barry

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