Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
Gambling is illegal.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.