Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.