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The Protectorate of The Beatus

“Compliance”

Category: Compulsory Consumerist State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Osiris

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The Protectorate of The Beatus is a gargantuan, devout nation, ruled by Him with an iron fist, and notable for its complete absence of social welfare. Its hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 13.54 billion are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, pro-business individuals juggles the competing demands of Defence, Law & Order, and Religion & Spirituality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of City of the Blessed. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Automobile Manufacturing industries.

Tesco was recently named as the new national treasurer, a recent law has banned homes from having any more than one wheel, the workforce is almost entirely made up of slave labour, and The Beatus's leader goes out to lunch surrounded by large men in dark glasses. Crime is crippling. The Beatus's national animal is the Leopard, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, its national religion is LA, and its currency is the Dollar.

The Beatus is ranked 88th in Osiris and 3,065th in the world for Highest Police Ratios, scoring 251 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 10 days ago

  • 2 hours ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 4 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • 7 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Publishing Industry.
  • 11 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Retail Industry.
  • 12 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • 12 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • 14 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 20 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Mining Sector.
  • 25 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Defense Forces.
  • 27 days ago: The Beatus was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Lowest Unemployment Rates.

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