by Max Barry

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Most Devout: 13,884th
The Kingdom of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Even the smallest person can make the BIGGEST change.
Regional Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Reasonable
Political Freedom
Very Good

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The Kingdom of Arlord is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its burgeoning Tiger population. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 327 million Arlordians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Welfare, and Education. The average income tax rate is 37.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but inefficient Arlordian economy, worth 12.4 trillion Terlors a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Cheese Exports, Trout Farming, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 37,873 Terlors, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Mantis shrimp studies is academia's fastest growing field, citizens cannot change their light bulbs without approval from an international committee, the government is a proud sponsor of the National Gaming Association, and a video of Leader wearing shock-blue face paint and smashing an electric guitar in front of a frenzied crowd is on endless repeat on the nightly news. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Arlord's national animal is the Tiger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Arlord is ranked 112,579th in the world and 195th in Renegade Islands Alliance for Most Pro-Market, scoring 38 on the Rand Index.

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National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Arlord's influence in Renegade Islands Alliance rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, a video of Leader wearing shock-blue face paint and smashing an electric guitar in front of a frenzied crowd is on endless repeat on the nightly news.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, the government is a proud sponsor of the National Gaming Association.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, citizens cannot change their light bulbs without approval from an international committee.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, mantis shrimp studies is academia's fastest growing field.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, every week is blindness awareness week.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, church and state are inseparable in their influence on education.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, strict term limits have been applied to all elected offices.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, refugees from other nations are flocking to Arlord's border.
  • : Following new legislation in Arlord, orphanages are closing their doors as the government forces parents to actually raise their children.

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