by Max Barry

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Most Income Equality: 4,407thMost Authoritarian: 5,557thMost Extreme: 17,456th
The Republic of
Psychotic Dictatorship
We Will Endure
Civil Rights
Basket Case
Political Freedom

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Population5.045 billion


The Republic of AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNY is a colossal, safe nation, renowned for its state-planned economy, irreverence towards religion, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 5.045 billion AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNYians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Healthcare, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 58.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNYian economy, worth 42.6 trillion bitcoins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Beef-Based Agriculture, Furniture Restoration, Arms Manufacturing, and Automobile Manufacturing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 8,449 bitcoins, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNYian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...", politicians are often found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is illegal, and AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNY has designated AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNY City as its capital city. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNY's national animal is the dolphin, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

AFTER CLEANING UP IN AISLE 5 VINNY is ranked 91,068th in the world and 2nd in Union of Socialist Silvaterram Republics for Safest, scoring 80.6 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

Most Income Equality: 4,407thMost Authoritarian: 5,557thTop
Most Extreme: 17,456thMost Ignorant Citizens: 19,327th

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