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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,975thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 10,039thMost Patriotic: 12,371st
The Empire of
Democratic Socialists
Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just
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Lassistan

Population312 million

CurrencyDinar
AnimalEmu

The Empire of Lassistan is a huge, genial nation, notable for its frequent executions, compulsory military service, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, cynical, devout population of 312 million Lassistanis are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Administration. The average income tax rate is 75.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Lassistanian economy, worth 10.6 trillion Dinars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Basket Weaving. Average income is 33,979 Dinars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Historical commemorations regularly devolve into militaristic jingoism, newborns are being raised as mindless killing machines, the nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms, and octogenarian swimsuit models insist that they've still got it. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lassistan's national animal is the Emu, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Lassistan is ranked 255,253rd in the world and 366th in Refugia for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring -11.22 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,975thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 10,039thMost Patriotic: 12,371stTop
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Most Income Equality: 19,701stNicest Citizens: 20,502ndMost Influential: 20,658thMost Inclusive: 20,952ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 21,221stHighest Average Tax Rates: 21,563rdBest Weather: 25,653rd
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Most Patriotic: 7th in the regionTop
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 24th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 36th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 38th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Lassistan was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Patriotic.
  • : Following new legislation in Lassistan, octogenarian swimsuit models insist that they've still got it.
  • : Following new legislation in Lassistan, the nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms.
  • : Following new legislation in Lassistan, newborns are being raised as mindless killing machines.
  • : Following new legislation in Lassistan, historical commemorations regularly devolve into militaristic jingoism.
  • : Following new legislation in Lassistan, bike rage is all the rage.
  • : Lassistan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate Confederacy of Layem"".
  • : Lassistan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "End Collective Punishment".
  • : Lassistan was endorsed by The Republic of Ecologiania.
  • : Lassistan was endorsed by The Anarcho-Communist Alliance of Duneraven.

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