Most Developed: 193rd Most Influential: 201st Most Stationary: 256th
The Trenchant Order of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kinda neat.
Regional Influence
Superpower
WA Delegate / Non-Executive Delegate
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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The Trenchant Order of The Voltarum is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Leita O'Shea with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 27.6 billion Voltaru love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ohm. The average income tax rate is 99.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Voltaru economy, worth a remarkable 5,280 trillion volts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Uranium Mining, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 191,306 volts, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

All new "spies" are fifteen-year-old acne-ridden kids on computers, the government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid, the state auctions off combat drones to fund war reparations, and almost all of The Voltarum's water is piped into the country from abroad for exorbitant prices. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Voltarum's national animal is the electric sloth, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Voltarum is ranked 2,171st in the world and 3rd in Antarctica for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 10,205.64 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

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Most Developed: 193rdMost Influential: 201stMost Stationary: 256thSafest: 286thMost Efficient Economies: 293rdMost Beautiful Environments: 398thBest Weather: 403rdLongest Average Lifespans: 417thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 488thMost Secular: 514thHealthiest Citizens: 516thMost Advanced Public Education: 547thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 718thHighest Average Tax Rates: 726thMost Advanced Public Transport: 736thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 751stLargest Populations: 769thHighest Economic Output: 811thLargest Governments: 836thSmartest Citizens: 845thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 849thLowest Crime Rates: 883rdHighest Poor Incomes: 1,012thTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,687thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,171stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,462ndMost Cultured: 2,638thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,848thLargest Mining Sector: 4,306thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,828thHighest Average Incomes: 5,137thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,289thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,471stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,555thTop
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Most Politically Free: 10,219thMost Income Equality: 10,223rdRudest Citizens: 11,171stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 13,283rd
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Most Stationary: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Income Equality: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionSafest: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3rd in the regionMost Cultured: 3rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4th in the regionMost Politically Free: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 4th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 5th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 5th in the regionMost Secular: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 7th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 7th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : The Voltarum was endorsed by The Cybermetropolis of Jittersamhay.
  • : The Voltarum was endorsed by The Colony of St Georges Territory.
  • : The Voltarum granted posting privileges on the Antarctica Regional Message Board to Delegates and Founders in embassy regions.
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Lone Wolves United".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Foreign Patent Recognition"".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Right to Sexual Privacy".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Against Suicide Seeds".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Gregoryisgodistan".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate The Place that has No Big Banks"".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Environmental Warfare Act".

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