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The Commonwealth of Progressive Union

“Pro Bonus Totus”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Average

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: The Internationale

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The Commonwealth of Progressive Union is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Jude Connors with an even hand, and renowned for its happy-go-lucky citizens. The compassionate population of 7.818 billion Progressive Unionists have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, the Environment, and Social Equality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Connorston. The average income tax rate is 98%. 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.

Progressive Union's schoolchildren are manufactured into a segregated bunch of soldiers, religious zealots, and computer technicians, an increasing percentage of the population's youth have homosexual parents, voters must frequently select what they view as the lesser of two evils on the ballot, and biology and religious education classes have recently been merged. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Progressive Union's national animal is the Owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its currency is the Mark.

Progressive Union is ranked 7th in The Internationale and 2,955th in the world for Safest, scoring 678.4 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 19 days ago

  • 4 hours ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Safest.
  • 2 days 4 hours ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 6 days ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Cultured.
  • 9 days ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 10 days ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • 12 days ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • 14 days ago: Progressive Union fell out of the world Top 10% for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • 16 days ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
  • 17 days ago: Progressive Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Compassionate Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
  • 19 days ago: Following new legislation in Progressive Union, biology and religious education classes have recently been merged.

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