|Animal||Quick Toed Sloth|
The Most Serene Republic of Phoronu is a massive, genial nation, ruled by G Edwardius with an iron fist, and notable for its museums and concert halls, otherworldly petting zoo, and anti-smoking policies. The compassionate, cynical population of 3.34 billion Phoronuans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.
The enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Phoronus. The average income tax rate is 90.9%.
The frighteningly efficient Phoronuan economy, worth 420 trillion Phoronuan Dollars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 126,036 Phoronuan Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.2 times as much as the poorest.
Wounded veterans can only get prosthetics if they agree to become walking billboards for the arms industry, police officers often conceal their identities to safeguard against public complaints, pretending to be prejudiced is a good way to get out of jury duty, and the nation grinds to a halt on the anniversary of every marginally noteworthy event. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Phoronu's national animal is the Quick Toed Sloth, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Non-Movementarianism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, the nation grinds to a halt on the anniversary of every marginally noteworthy event.
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, pretending to be prejudiced is a good way to get out of jury duty.
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, police officers often conceal their identities to safeguard against public complaints.
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, wounded veterans can only get prosthetics if they agree to become walking billboards for the arms industry.
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, the regional delicacy of chocolate bombes is deadlier than an unexploded bomb.
- : Phoronu was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
- : Phoronu endorsed The Kingdom of Democritus.
- : Phoronu was endorsed by The Kingdom of Democritus.
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, space research funding has hit a recent high while several military bases are being closed down.
- : Following new legislation in Phoronu, G Edwardius's new political program is often mockingly called 'Capitalism with a Bigtopian face'.
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