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Most Rebellious Youth: 1stLargest Welfare Programs: 2ndMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd
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Blogotopia

Population35.921 billion

CapitalBlogotopia City
LeaderDing Dong Daddy

Currencydoobie
Animalhepcat

The Anarchy of Blogotopia is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Ding Dong Daddy with an even hand, and notable for its state-planned economy, irreverence towards religion, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, cheerful population of 35.921 billion Blogotopians 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 government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blogotopia City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Blogotopian economy, worth an astonishing 11,323 trillion doobies a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Book Publishing, Tourism, and Information Technology. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an amazing 315,231 doobies, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The cold war against capitalism is growing chillier by the day, the Blogotopian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...", a blood-red mark on the doorframe means a building must be passed over for destruction, and entire families are dragged into counseling whenever children fight on a playground. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Blogotopia's national animal is the hepcat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Blogotopia is ranked 2nd in the world and 1st in 10000 Islands for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 41,716.12 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

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Most Rebellious Youth: 1stLargest Welfare Programs: 2ndMost Advanced Public Education: 3rdMost Secular: 5thMost Influential: 8thMost Cultured: 8thMost Compassionate Citizens: 9thHighest Food Quality: 10thHighest Crime Rates: 11thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13thMost Beautiful Environments: 20thNicest Citizens: 25thLeast Corrupt Governments: 27thMost Armed: 33rdMost Pacifist: 36thMost Inclusive: 38thLargest Black Market: 70thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 74thBest Weather: 104thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 111thMost Advanced Public Transport: 126thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 243rdSmartest Citizens: 351stHealthiest Citizens: 363rdHighest Economic Output: 383rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 567thMost Subsidized Industry: 578thHighest Poor Incomes: 719thLargest Governments: 883rdMost Developed: 1,058thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,080thLargest Populations: 1,120thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,259thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,262ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,595thHighest Average Incomes: 1,821stTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 2,236thMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,777thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,660thMost Stationary: 5,529thTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 10,943rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 17,003rd
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 3rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 5th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 8th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 9th in the regionLargest Populations: 10th in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 14th in the regionLargest Governments: 20th in the regionMost Developed: 26th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 29th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 30th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 31st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 31st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 42nd in the regionMost Stationary: 46th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 49th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 65th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 66th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, entire families are dragged into counseling whenever children fight on a playground.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, a blood-red mark on the doorframe means a building must be passed over for destruction.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, the Blogotopian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...".
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, the cold war against capitalism is growing chillier by the day.
  • : Blogotopia was reclassified from "Left-Leaning College State" to "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy".
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas.
  • : Blogotopia endorsed The Sultanate of Xeroa.
  • : Blogotopia was endorsed by The Sultanate of Xeroa.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, there's nothing more gay than bleeding for your nation.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, it is believed that belligerence is a passing phase foreign leaders will soon outgrow.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 132 » Creeptopia, Grungerock, Coreras, Tzo, Kyrizstanislav, Spncrgmn, Seantonia, Perzische Keizer, Zeganas, Better Indonesia, North Southumberland, Anollasia, The Soylent Green Party, Brandenbourg-Anhalt, Tycorn, Lacuna, Karlando, The Parandeam, Stroulia, Chip Skylark, Old Atlantica, Slaytania, Colonel Terrosit, Dustwind, Killettland, Hellei, Northern African Sahara, Ironica Butterfly, Maalemzya, Leirkra, Wysrod, Inberdia, Dovant, Ignis Cinere, Zopciria, Free Land of Rebellium, Northern Nivaria, Vivolkha, Marroc, Ferte, Anisopterra, QuazaFire, Ghiamonga, Evertopia, Yakkandiania, Piscina, Valentian Elysium, Ascended Union, Airday, Zachais, and 82 others.Solarampa, Johnne Green, Republic of Libriano, City of Saint Nicolas, Terra Royaume, The Republic of Osea, Ytvigshill, Medetas, Namakan, Drewish, Great Ranges, Kachikawawa, Calrad, Ali Faridi, Solsevara, Liberdon, Novegia, Islands of Czechia, Galimania, Marxist Germany, Seranis, Lundara, Nea Komnenia, Zeklandia, Mauryana, The unidet Of life, United States of Island land, Testa, Membatak, Ilfarasia, Clialaad, Rhie, Megistos, Kalldunn, Maconshinbernititte, Ardelenia, Slaughter Machine, Pallas Athenaie, Mat She, Conservative Republic Of Huang, Onfande, The Galactic American Imperium, Skamor, Katitania, Holma, The Fortem, Greater Puptioneberadon, New Kowloon Bay, Krystalveil, Lisokyo, Selu-Ahare, Horacellum, Tausend Seen, Renetopia, Zubrowlitz, Silvedania, Wischland, Artyolae, Samonaemia, Oppressthemville, Yellowjacket, Dorab, New Kios, Grimmywelsh, Bavland, Violent Trees, Mukacevo, Greater Theowherveld, Malevos, The Wires Empire, Coldian, Faradova, Porflox, Chromatomia, Semarangan, Vestyria, Margaux, Aquamarine Island, Cathamye, The Territories of Sealand, Burka, and Xeroa.

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