by Max Barry

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The Collective of
Democratic Socialists

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Government

Devolution

Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.

State Press

Only state-controlled media is permitted.

Public Protest

The right to public protest is considered to be essential.

Proportional Representation

Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.

Term Limits

Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.

Society

Permanent Marriage

Divorce is illegal.

No Adultery

Adultery is prohibited by law.

No Abortion

Abortion is illegal.

Euthanasia

Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.

Compulsory Organ Harvesting

Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.

Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism is compulsory.

Parental Licensing

Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.

Child Self-Rearing

Children are left in the wilderness to raise themselves.

Body Integrity

Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

No Zoos

Animals may not be kept in confinement.

Law & Order

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Gun Control

Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.

DNA Harvesting

Citizen DNA must be submitted to the state.

Economy

Socialism

Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

No Computers

Computers are banned.

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

No Automobiles

Cars are banned.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

No Gambling

Gambling is illegal.

No Nuclear Power

Nuclear power generation is prohibited.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

No Aircraft

Aircraft are banned.

Metricism

The state mandates the use of the metric system.

International

No WMDs

The nation opposes the use of WMDs.

Climate Treaty

The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.

No Emigration

Citizens are not permitted to leave.