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The Confederacy of Vargr Corsairs

“If we can smell our leader's fear we need a new leader”

Category: Corporate Bordello
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

Location: Firefly

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The Confederacy of Vargr Corsairs is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, ruled by Florence Ambrose with a fair hand, and notable for its absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 14.804 billion Vargr Corsairsians are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, pro-business individuals is effectively ruled by the Department of Defence, with areas such as Social Welfare and Religion & Spirituality receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lair Family Fun Center. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Information Technology industry, followed by Arms Manufacturing and Gambling.

Politicians are often found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income, photographers can be found hiding behind the curtains in Florence Ambrose's bedroom, vanity is considered the fifth cardinal virtue, and surrealist houses shaped like mushrooms and volcanoes dominate the wealthiest neighborhoods. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling, and the police force struggles against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Vargr Corsairs's national animal is the Hamster, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Fang.

Vargr Corsairs is ranked 1st in Firefly and 1,395th in the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring 11 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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