by Max Barry

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The Oppressed Peoples of
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Mouse on a skateboard

Population800 million


The Oppressed Peoples of Mouse on a skateboard is a huge, genial nation, remarkable for its rum-swilling pirates, national health service, and irreverence towards religion. The democratic population of 800 million skateboarders love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Education, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 38.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but inefficient skateboarder economy, worth 27.0 trillion ollies a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Gambling industry, with major contributions from Cheese Exports, Automobile Manufacturing, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 33,769 ollies, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Politicians are often found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income, every politician claims to be at least 1% Native skateboarder, the study of medicine is popular throughout Mouse on a skateboard, and Mouse on a skateboard recently decided against having a capital city. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Mouse on a skateboard's national animal is the mouse, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Mouse on a skateboard is ranked 86,266th in the world and 7th in Selene for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring 53.3 on the Hayek Index.

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