“Cap the rich assitax 11.1'% top 11; 1.1'% next 100 etc.”
|Category: Democratic Socialists|
Regional Influence: Truckler
Location: the South Pacific
The Peopledom of Soem is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, ruled by Peyt Snarkleton with an even hand, and notable for its keen interest in outer space. Its hard-nosed, intelligent population of 13.56 billion are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.
It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and the Environment. The average income tax rate is 62%, and even higher for the wealthy. 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.
Organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, consuming ecstasy is a common rite of passage, motorists must pay to enter inner-cities during peak hours, and religious organizations are being forced to leave the country or pay income taxes like everybody else. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is pervasive. Soem's national animal is the Snark, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the Idea.
Most Recent Government Activity: 2 hours ago
- 2 hours ago: Soem endorsed The Protectorate of Australian Aboriginal States.
- 9 hours ago: Soem was endorsed by The United Socialist States of The Zhukov Regime.
- 1 day 16 hours ago: Soem was endorsed by The Protectorate of Australian Aboriginal States.
- 1 day 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Soem, religious organizations are being forced to leave the country or pay income taxes like everybody else.
- 1 day 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Soem, motorists must pay to enter inner-cities during peak hours.
- 2 days 5 hours ago: Soem was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry.
- 2 days 19 hours ago: Soem was reclassified from "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy" to "Democratic Socialists".
- 2 days 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Soem, consuming ecstasy is a common rite of passage.
- 3 days 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Soem, organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region.
- 3 days 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Soem, government-run screening operations remove embryos with severe genetic disorders.
Endorsements Received: 51 » Fudgetopia, Bergenu, Gauthier, Curlyhoward, Zakanda, Starhunter, Pamela And Hepatitis, Yeses, Darakin, Lakarian, Theorin, Lord Booze, Brittany the Great, Kholdan, Armed Republic of Guns Addicts, Unionized America, Jukenia, Crapotopia, South Pacific Belschaft, The HEM, Sheepatropolis, Michu, Aramanchovia, Vulkanus, Andermanni, Rockchester, Dovanet, El Moriyana, Bear Connors Paradiso, Sierra Lobo, The Bloodguard, Kringalia, Azuremyst Glades, Escade, Kien Truong, Alv, Rebel-topia of the South Pacific, Brutland and Norden, Hileville, Tsunamy, Kiasu-ism, San Triumphus, Cape Adare, Iyadara, Elentia, Emily Ruff, SHAYTAN UKHIROSS, Sherlockopia, TorchWood 18, Australian Aboriginal States, and 1 other.The Zhukov Regime.