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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,872ndMost Devout: 14,748thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 17,602nd
The Protectorate of
New York Times Democracy
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Influence
Handshaker
Region
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
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Brocklehurst

Population1.861 billion

CapitalEckington Thames
LeaderPrime Minister Malcolm Tucker

Currencycrisp
Animalbadger

The Protectorate of Brocklehurst is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Prime Minister Malcolm Tucker with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, smutty television, and compulsory military service. The democratic, devout population of 1.861 billion Brookes enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Eckington Thames. The average income tax rate is 22.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Brocklehurstian economy, worth 100 trillion crisps a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is fairly diversified, is led by the Basket Weaving industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Cheese Exports, and Tourism. Average income is 54,000 crisps, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

EpiPen sales have skyrocketed, doctors prescribe medicines but they rarely dispense hope or compassion, the government says that Possession is nine-tenths of the Lore, and the government's economic policy is "sort it yourself". Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Brocklehurst's national animal is the badger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Brocklehurst is ranked 183,172nd in the world and 6th in Lewisham for Highest Unexpected Death Rate, scoring 28.38 on the Bus Surprisal Index.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,872ndTop
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Most Devout: 14,748thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 17,602ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 21,710thMost Cheerful Citizens: 23,080thHighest Food Quality: 23,661st
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Brocklehurst was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Workforce Participation Rate and the Top 10% for Largest Cheese Export Sector, Highest Food Quality, and Largest Basket Weaving Sector.
  • : Brocklehurst's influence in Lewisham rose from "Truckler" to "Handshaker".
  • : Following new legislation in Brocklehurst, the government's economic policy is "sort it yourself".
  • : Brocklehurst was reclassified from "Liberal Democratic Socialists" to "New York Times Democracy".
  • : Brocklehurst lodged a message on the OnlyNoodles Regional Message Board.
  • : Brocklehurst lodged a message on the Lewisham Regional Message Board.
  • : Brocklehurst's influence in Lewisham fell from "Handshaker" to "Truckler".
  • : Brocklehurst's influence in Lewisham rose from "Truckler" to "Handshaker".
  • : Brocklehurst lodged a message on the Sophia Regional Message Board.
  • : Following new legislation in Brocklehurst, the government says that Possession is nine-tenths of the Lore.

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