The Federation of
Democratic Socialists
Yer damned if ya do, and yer damned if ya don't
Regional Influence
Instigator
Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Some

Overview People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Federation of Short shorts is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Leader with an even hand, and notable for its anti-smoking policies, sprawling nuclear power plants, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, cheerful, devout population of 25.889 billion Short shortsians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Defense. The income tax rate is 100%.

The Short shortsian economy, worth a remarkable 4,897 trillion peat mosses a year, is extremely specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Gambling. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 189,189 peat mosses, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

People regularly disappear off the streets and all evidence of them is destroyed, the government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters, the people are furious with the government for allowing citizens to be executed for petty crimes in foreign countries, and new safety regulations require all cars manufactured in Short shorts to be bombproof. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Short shorts's national animal is the three toed sloth, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is a major religion.

Short shorts is ranked 13th in Europe and 1,053rd in the world for Lowest Unemployment Rates, scoring 1,014 on the Workforce Participation Versus Theoretical Maximum Metric.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 1 day 10 hours ago

  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Short shorts was reclassified from "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Following new legislation in Short shorts, new safety regulations require all cars manufactured in Short shorts to be bombproof.
  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Following new legislation in Short shorts, the people are furious with the government for allowing citizens to be executed for petty crimes in foreign countries.
  • 1 day 10 hours ago: Short shorts lodged a message on the Europe Regional Message Board.
  • 1 day 10 hours ago: Short shorts voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "International Expositions Act"".
  • 3 days 13 hours ago: Following new legislation in Short shorts, the government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters.
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Short shorts voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Imperium of the Wolf".
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Short shorts lodged a message on the Europe Regional Message Board.
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Short shorts endorsed The Confederacy of Wundaskenael.
  • 4 days ago: Short shorts was endorsed by The Confederacy of Wundaskenael.

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