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Largest Welfare Programs: 5,034thMost Secular: 5,756thMost Pacifist: 6,825th
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When the water reaches the upper level: Follow the rats
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Purple Rats

Population399 million

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The Community of Purple Rats is a huge, genial nation, remarkable for its compulsory vegetarianism, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 399 million Purple Rats 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 enormous, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Education, and Administration. The average income tax rate is 68.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Purple Rat economy, worth 19.8 trillion Glitters a year, is highly specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Pizza Delivery and Basket Weaving. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 49,563 Glitters, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Consumption of cat memes has skyrocketed, light entertainment isn't dead, late night talk show hosts are having a field day over Leader's questionably sane new coalition partners, and the nation is infamous for its mass graves of discarded robots. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Purple Rats's national animal is the Rats, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Purple Rats is ranked 219,290th in the world and 13th in Iron Front for Most Devout, with 2.51 Prayers Per Hour.

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Largest Welfare Programs: 5,034thMost Secular: 5,756thMost Pacifist: 6,825thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 8,690thNicest Citizens: 10,511thMost Compassionate Citizens: 10,524thTop
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Best Weather: 13,427thLeast Corrupt Governments: 16,269thMost Inclusive: 16,401stMost Cheerful Citizens: 17,116thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 17,712thSafest: 17,919thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,960thMost Advanced Public Transport: 19,781stLongest Average Lifespans: 20,078thMost Beautiful Environments: 21,433rdHealthiest Citizens: 22,204th
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Most Secular: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Income Equality: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Purple Rats voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Restrictions On Blood Sports".
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, the nation is infamous for its mass graves of discarded robots.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, late night talk show hosts are having a field day over Leader's questionably sane new coalition partners.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, light entertainment isn't dead.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, consumption of cat memes has skyrocketed.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, the military maintains a fierce arsenal of 'Cure Missiles'.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, professional athletes juggle part-time jobs to avoid bankruptcy.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, there is a heavy social stigma attached to e-cigarettes.
  • : Following new legislation in Purple Rats, mothers are routinely abandoning their children in the name of women's rights.
  • : Purple Rats was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.

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Endorsements Received: 2 » Aureumterra and Bonaferia.

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