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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,268th Most Influential: 4,473rd Most Cheerful Citizens: 10,398th
The Democratic States of
Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights
Very Good
Very Strong
Political Freedom
Very Good

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California but Worse

Population296 million


AnimalGodzilla Bird

The Democratic States of California but Worse is a huge, cultured nation, notable for its museums and concert halls, keen interest in outer space, and complete lack of prisons. The compassionate population of 296 million ePeoples are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, socially-minded government prioritizes Education, with Welfare, Industry, and Social Policy also on the agenda, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of OwmyBacramento. The average income tax rate is 50.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong California but Worsean economy, worth 23.2 trillion Bitcoins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Basket Weaving, Information Technology, and Trout Farming. Average income is 78,314 Bitcoins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Explicit slash fiction is repackaged for kindergarten kids as stories about friends cuddling friends, business meetings across the country are interrupted by the sound of squeaking whoopee-cushions, tax evaders are regularly visited by agents of the California but Worse Blood Tithe, and builders across California but Worse are blocked up with orders for new public loos. Crime is totally unknown. California but Worse's national animal is the Godzilla Bird, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

California but Worse is ranked 10,398th in the world and 520th in The North Pacific for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 54.76 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,268thTop
Most Influential: 4,473rdTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 10,398thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 10,640thMost Inclusive: 13,532ndMost Pacifist: 14,793rdMost Rebellious Youth: 15,075thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 15,213thNicest Citizens: 15,950thSafest: 16,618th
Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 472nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 520th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 605th in the regionMost Pacifist: 797th in the regionMost Inclusive: 801st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 875th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 881st in the regionSafest: 883rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 898th in the regionNicest Citizens: 899th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 902nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 134 » Fayyayid, Pallaith, Territorio di Nessuno, Frances Francis the First of France, Alunya, Notyoutopia, Corfad, The Rhein States, Shibutani, Siwale, El Fiji Grande, Sinelona, Shin-Hachioji, Black Templares, Lost Staria, Jasminlandia, Trillius, Great Bights Mum, Sundred, Egalico, Uganda Knuckles UK, PlanetPunk, Sunto, North Bratislava, Ethnon, Koda-Land, Tappan Hills, Acrabinnia, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Bayern-Straubing, Zemnaya Svoboda, Omnistria, Sil Dorsett, Napnomadia, Buckerino, Steampunk Ariel, Peldorn, Kirostan, Saturns Edge, Unimaginable Doom, Kwaj, Dar es Saalam, Durgron, Newpromisedland, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Senkaiboashi, Marijuana Haven, Arcadiom, Astronomical, Shadowrik, and 84 others.Plangainer, Q w e r t y, Frostopia, THX1138, Far Easter Republic, Ibiscaton, General COE, Guslantis, United Draconia, Yaorozu, SillyString, Federation Terra Australis, Spartoptia, Novare Res, Maott, Xandarnia, Haor Chall, Steraz, Sheldanada, Victoriaans Nederlands, Racoda, Ejhsa, Wineclaw, Guer Aike, VarDrade, The Notorious Mad Jack, New Pruessen, Valhalla123, Kasazzastan, Selfgradatude, Amerian States, Amauri, Dreadton, Bananoonza, Rkainjel, Liberum Mundi, Seidr Wyrd, Lomjia, Apetopia, Huks Gares, Aratani, Torakuen, The United States of Romania, Nakayo, 1 very fast endotarter, Yummy Blubber, New Bremerton, Holy Oranz, Pasargad, Ikea Rike, Sanjurika, Free Azzaca, Miruma, Yalkan, Moubarakistan, New Caeitanordia, Sakaryata, Kingdom of Destsky, Hircea, Vikingiarchy, Abject Ludicrosity, Malta Comino Gozo, Niradans, Votak Matim, Joodey, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Castle Federation, Noahs Second Country, Loutsland, North Altatude, Conservadoria, Vincone Cae, Sockmanland, Former English Colony, Rynion, Helia Geopes, Vernest Quill, Zokk, Test for a new hope, Wilkshire, GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO, Hileville, The Black Cathedral, and Elder Realms.

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