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The Empire of The Samurai Regime

“Live By The Blade, Die By The Blade.”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Struggling
Political Freedoms:
Average

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Lazarus

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The Empire of The Samurai Regime is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Leader with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls. The compassionate population of 16.39 billion The Samurai Regimeans 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, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Social Welfare, Education, and Public Transport. The average income tax rate is 83%, 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.

Recruitment posters proclaim the army to be both fabulous and fashionable, the alarmingly racist TV show 'Bigtopians Say the Darndest Things' is a hit, the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one, and Leader has just been declared ruler of The Samurai Regime in an international press conference. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Samurai Regime's national animal is the Dragon Of Genacon, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Dragon Scale.

The Samurai Regime is ranked 484th in Lazarus and 11,681st in the world for Safest, scoring 299.8 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 8 days ago

  • 12 hours ago: The Samurai Regime fell out of the world Top 10% for Safest.
  • 8 days ago: Following new legislation in The Samurai Regime, Leader has just been declared ruler of The Samurai Regime in an international press conference.
  • 8 days ago: The Samurai Regime was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 176 days ago: The Samurai Regime ceased to exist.
  • 215 days ago: Following new legislation in The Samurai Regime, the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one.
  • 218 days ago: The Samurai Regime fell out of the world Top 10% for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 263 days ago: The Samurai Regime was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Dedicated Public Healthcare.
  • 320 days ago: The Samurai Regime was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 5%).
  • 346 days ago: The Samurai Regime was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Income Equality (last census: Top 10%).
  • 1 year 14 days ago: The Samurai Regime fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Dedicated Public Healthcare.

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