The Free Republic of Communal concils is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Blanqui Sorel with an iron fist, and renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, national health service, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 5.616 billion Communal councilsians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."
The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Confederal District. The average income tax rate is 92.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient Communal concilsian economy, worth a remarkable 1,610 trillion ugrahs a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Basket Weaving, and Woodchip Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 286,807 ugrahs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.
Vital intelligence-gathering activities are put on hold as agents return home for seduction training and advanced poker instruction, piracy is the nation's most popular pastime, artists are pillars of society, and rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Communal concils's national animal is the hawk, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Rationalist Church.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Communal concils's influence in Lazarus rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
- : Communal concils was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry and the Top 5% for Healthiest Citizens.
- : Communal concils was refounded in Lazarus.
- : Communal concils ceased to exist in Right to Life.
- : Communal concils was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Economic Output.
- : Communal concils was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry.
- : Communal concils was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector.
- : Communal concils altered its national flag.
- : Following new legislation in Communal concils, rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons.
- : Following new legislation in Communal concils, artists are pillars of society.