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Most Rebellious Youth: 272nd Largest Publishing Industry: 380th Most Compassionate Citizens: 447th
The Olive Green of
Left-wing Utopia
Something inspiring and probably in Latin
Influence
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Eist

Population16.971 billion

CapitalUnder the Couch
LeaderE Dogg

Currencyliver
Animalgoat

The Olive Green of Eist is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by E Dogg with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, rampant corporate plagiarism, and hatred of cheese. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 16.971 billion Eisterians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The large, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Social Policy. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Under the Couch. The average income tax rate is 94.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Eisterian economy, worth a remarkable 2,696 trillion livers a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism. Average income is an impressive 158,892 livers, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

E Dogg panders to nontraditional families, all industry is owned and run by the government, birth rates have hit an all-time low, and Max Barry is this year's Miss Eist. Crime, especially youth-related, is moderate, probably because of the absence of a police force. Eist's national animal is the goat, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Eist is ranked 5,525th in the world and 12th in Renegade Islands Alliance for Highest Average Tax Rates, with 94.35 Effective Tax Rate.

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Most Rebellious Youth: 272ndLargest Publishing Industry: 380thMost Compassionate Citizens: 447thNicest Citizens: 457thMost Cultured: 497thLeast Corrupt Governments: 512thMost Pacifist: 672ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 723rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 730thMost Developed: 759thHealthiest Citizens: 1,025thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,040thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,118thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,366thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,407thBest Weather: 1,767thSmartest Citizens: 1,820thTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 2,089thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,477thMost Influential: 2,736thHighest Economic Output: 3,285thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,682ndMost Advanced Public Education: 3,752ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,051stMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,223rdLargest Governments: 5,261stHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,525thLargest Populations: 5,980thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,189thNudest: 8,051stMost Stationary: 9,360thTop
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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 9,512thHighest Average Incomes: 10,771stMost Subsidized Industry: 11,134thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12,850thMost Inclusive: 15,793rdMost Efficient Economies: 17,761st
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Developed: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 2nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 3rd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 3rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 3rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4th in the regionNudest: 5th in the regionMost Influential: 5th in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 6th in the regionMost Stationary: 7th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 10th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10th in the regionMost Income Equality: 11th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Eist voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Union of Confederate Regions".
  • : Eist was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Eist voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Ever-Wandering Souls".
  • : Eist's influence in Renegade Islands Alliance rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".
  • : Eist's influence in Renegade Islands Alliance rose from "Ambassador" to "Auxiliary".
  • : Eist's influence in Renegade Islands Alliance rose from "Diplomat" to "Ambassador".
  • : Eist was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Smartest Citizens.
  • : Eist voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Texas".
  • : Eist was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Best Weather.
  • : Eist voted against the World Assembly Resolution "The Cloning Conventions".

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Endorsements Received: 2 » The Republic of Pluck and The Kerguelen Archipelago.

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