The Technically Free ♻ Land of Meropis is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by The Leader with a fair hand, and renowned for its daily referendums, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 18.296 billion Meropisians are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.
The relatively small, corrupt, pro-business government is primarily concerned with Industry, although Education, Defense, and Environment are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Anostos. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 5.5%.
The frighteningly efficient Meropisian economy, worth a remarkable 5,960 trillion Pompas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Gambling. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an amazing 325,772 Pompas, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,708,009 per year while the poor average 33,279, a ratio of 51.3 to 1.
The government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment, military training in Meropis emphasizes the tactical advantages of stabbing backs, several citizens have complained about scientists abducting their pets for experimentation, and the Navy has outraged the international community by sinking a boatload of refugees to prevent them reaching the shore. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Meropis's national animal is the Zombie, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is The Truth.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Meropis, the Navy has outraged the international community by sinking a boatload of refugees to prevent them reaching the shore.
- : Meropis was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Food Quality.
- : Following new legislation in Meropis, several citizens have complained about scientists abducting their pets for experimentation.
- : Following new legislation in Meropis, military training in Meropis emphasizes the tactical advantages of stabbing backs.
- : Following new legislation in Meropis, the government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment.
- : Meropis endorsed The Kingdom of Prussian-Brandenburg.
- : Meropis endorsed The Empire of Daitschlund.
- : Meropis endorsed The Federal Republic of Castelblancia.
- : Meropis endorsed The Celtic Confederacy of Hallorland.
- : Meropis was endorsed by The Celtic Confederacy of Hallorland.
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