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Excellent
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The Community of St Stephen n Critters is a gargantuan, safe nation, remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, complete lack of prisons, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 22.038 billion St Stephen n Crittersians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded, outspoken government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Social Policy. The income tax rate is 100%.

The large but stagnant St Stephen n Crittersian economy, worth 492 trillion Jerry Berries a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Book Publishing industry. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is 22,329 Jerry Berries, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The mining industry has taken a hit from tighter environmental regulations, the "Underwear of Women in Power" issue of The St Stephen n Critters City Times is sold out, children are raised bilingual from an early age, and all beauty contests have been banned. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. St Stephen n Critters's national animal is the Dancing Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

St Stephen n Critters is ranked 1st in Hippy Haven and 18th in the world for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 1,442 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 4 hours ago

  • 101 minutes ago: St Stephen n Critters was ranked #1 in the region for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 5%).
  • 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in St Stephen n Critters, all beauty contests have been banned.
  • 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in St Stephen n Critters, children are raised bilingual from an early age.
  • 1 day 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in St Stephen n Critters, the "Underwear of Women in Power" issue of The St Stephen n Critters City Times is sold out.
  • 1 day 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in St Stephen n Critters, the mining industry has taken a hit from tighter environmental regulations.
  • 2 days 1 hour ago: St Stephen n Critters fell out of the world Top 1% for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • 2 days 1 hour ago: St Stephen n Critters fell out of the regional Top 5% for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • 2 days 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in St Stephen n Critters, surveillance cameras are banned.
  • 2 days 3 hours ago: Following new legislation in St Stephen n Critters, the nation's official head of religious affairs is an atheist.
  • 2 days 3 hours ago: St Stephen n Critters voted for the World Assembly Resolution "On Scientific Cooperation".

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