by Max Barry

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Nudest: 5,921stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 10,594thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,893rd
The Commonwealth of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Control everything to protect what you love
Security Officer
Civil Rights
Below Average
Political Freedom

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Population1.851 billion


CurrencyQuadratic Formula

The Commonwealth of JoeyPowerline is a massive, efficient nation, renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, compulsory military service, and digital currency. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 1.851 billion JoeyPowerlineans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Industry, Administration, and Law & Order are also considered important, while Spirituality isn't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lacago. The average income tax rate is 31.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse JoeyPowerlinean economy, worth 169 trillion Quadratic Formulas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Soda Sales. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 91,659 Quadratic Formulas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Drugs containing the compound "oleum de serpens" are being sold to cancer patients, popular websites like NationStates are blocked for "national security", interviewees for teaching jobs are waterboarded to "reveal undesirable histories", and children are often punished for the sins of the fathers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. JoeyPowerline's national animal is the Bison, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Chelonia.

JoeyPowerline is ranked 105,929th in the world and 6th in The Senate Alliance for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring 1,877.92 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

Nudest: 5,921stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 10,594thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,893rdTop
Most Avoided: 12,939thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 17,886thMost Average: 20,693rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 22,131stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22,323rd

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