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The Protectorate of Raven Mail

“We get it there”

Category: Capitalist Paradise
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Very Strong
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: International Democratic Union

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The Protectorate of Raven Mail is a colossal, economically powerful nation, renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 7.547 billion Ravens are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

The tiny government concentrates mainly on Law & Order, although Defence and Religion & Spirituality are on the agenda. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 11%. A small but healthy private sector is dominated by the Furniture Restoration industry.

Citizens select which government department gets their income tax thalers each year, voting is voluntary, the mining industry is making inroads into environmentally sensitive areas, and corporations donate huge sums of money to favored politicians. Crime is a serious problem. Raven Mail's national animal is the bunny, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities, and its currency is the thaler.

Raven Mail is ranked 31st in International Democratic Union and 32,185th in the world for Rudest Citizens, with -3.8 Insults Per Minute (net).

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 11 days ago

  • 21 days ago: Raven Mail fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Populations.
  • 65 days ago: Raven Mail changed its national demonym to "Raven" and its demonym adjective to "Raven".
  • 94 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • 160 days ago: Raven Mail fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Conservative.
  • 261 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Stupidest Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
  • 1 year 126 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Stupidest Citizens (last census: Top 10%).
  • 1 year 252 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
  • 2 years 110 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Conservative.
  • 2 years 186 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Stupidest Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
  • 2 years 225 days ago: Raven Mail was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Stupidest Citizens (last census: Top 10%).

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