WA Delegate: The Ancient Nordics Lands of Solorni (elected )
Embassies: Osiris, the West Pacific, the South Pacific, The North Pacific, the Pacific, The East Pacific, the Rejected Realms, Europeia, NationStates, Albion, The Allied Republics, The New Inquisition, The Land of Kings and Emperors, The Communist Bloc, The United Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Lazarus.
Regional Power: Very High
Today's World Census Report
The Highest Poor Incomes in Balder
The World Census studied the spending power of the poorest 10% of citizens in each nation.
As a region, Balder is ranked 4,818th in the world for Highest Poor Incomes.
|2,461.||The People's Republic of Sebastianov Federatsii||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Всегда Храбрый”|
|2,462.||The Kingdom of Widows Burg||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Live long the spiders”|
|2,463.||The People's Republic of Kimixia||Scandinavian Liberal Paradise||“Respect existence or expect resistance.”|
|2,464.||The Republic of ZappBranigan||New York Times Democracy||“We ruin each other like we're going to screw your land”|
|2,465.||The Republic of Anatolio||Democratic Socialists||“United Through Diversity”|
|2,466.||The Federation of Gently||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Embrace the darkness”|
|2,467.||The Seisani Jinsan of Ila||Democratic Socialists||“Fit per tempus libertas.”|
|2,468.||The Empire of Spaceshot||Civil Rights Lovefest||“Be good or be good at it”|
|2,469.||The Colony of The Western Powers||Left-wing Utopia||“I'll have that”|
|2,470.||The Federation of South cularya||Civil Rights Lovefest||“long live the CROWN”|
- : The United States of Guitannia was refounded.
- : The Dominion of Elanbore was refounded.
- : The United Socialist States of Thorpengrad was refounded.
- : The Royal Irish Commonwealth of Manchovia was refounded.
- : The Armed Republic of Knifeville departed this region for The Collection of Village Pubs.
- : The Combined Conglomerates of Minastrithon was refounded.
- : The Armed Republic of Knifeville was refounded.
- : The Colony of The Andaman and Nicobar Island departed this region for The West Pacific.
- : The Kingdom of Tikoshi departed this region for Greater Prussia.
- : The Holy Empire of Eagliun was refounded.
Balder Regional Message Board
Greetings from your friends in Albion!
ALL PRAISE LORD HUTTON
THE MIGHTY FLAG HAS BEEN RESTORED
PRAISE BE OFF TO SPIRITUS
I feel insufficiently greeted recently on this message board. Perhaps we could arrange for measures to be taken such that greater percentages of posts are concerned with the making of pleasantries, specifically those intended to acknowledge and welcome?
I completely disagree. There is far too much overfriendliness on this RMB (regional message board).
We should go back to the good old times, where we would debate(/argue) over somewhat controversial topics, like Brexit, and which starter pokemon was the best.
Well, seeing as we've recently had an issue on the RMB over the amount of greetings that ladies get compared to guys, here are some argument topics alone a similar line;
-Who are better drivers, men or women?
-Toilet seat up or down?
-Should a father have the same rights to their child as the mother?
-Does the west have any right or responsibility to encourage or impose equality on nations that treat women as 2nd class humans?
Where are you living? This still happens in all aspects of human interaction in the West. Women are routinely treated as second class individuals in the professional world in terms of advancement and remuneration. Laws and court verdicts in many jurisdictions still have a male centric bias. The emancipation of women has been a struggle for generations and is still a work in progress.
No, you are wrong. Women have the same rights in this country as men, and are mostly treated the same. In fact , when you factor in job experience, the time women take off work during pregnancy, and the fact that women choose to enter less-paying fields, the wage gap shrinks to around 1% or less for most jobs. In no way are women treated as second class, and in the case of court verdicts, men are screwed over often in divorces because the woman is far more likely to receive custody of the child/children. Saying women are oppressed in this country is a gross exaggeration, so please do not act like you are discriminated against when women in the middle east actually are.
Wage gap doesn't exist, it's an earnings gap. Wage discrimination has been outlawed since 1963 in the US, 1970 in the UK and 1974 in Ireland. If you earn less for doing the exact same job as someone else that is something you should take up with your employer or the authorities. If you work harder, more hours, get a promotion, etc, and thus earn more money than someone else then that is fair.
The idea that women are 2nd class citizens in the western world anymore, when straight white men are depicted as the as the face of all that is wrong with the world in media and acedemia, is laughable. Travel the internet long enough and you'll see that.
You are both wrong. The truth is that when two individuals with the same exact experience and abilities are candidates for a job, the man will most likely get the job. Most employers still feel that a woman is only in the workforce until she becomes pregnant and leaves to have her children. Whether blatant or covert, this is still the reality of the workplace.
The truth is that women are a figment of our imaginations, gender is too, and that we are all trees. Be one with the trees my friends. While I sit here and imagine women.