by Max Barry

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Most Income Equality: 20,755th
The Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Peace,Independence and Prosperity
Influence
Nipper
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Fragile
Political Freedom
Some

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Resetho

Population249 million

CurrencyResethian Shilling
AnimalElephant

The Republic of Resetho is a huge, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its irreverence towards religion, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The cynical population of 249 million Resethoans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Law & Order, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 64.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Resethoan economy, worth 5.73 trillion Resethian Shillings a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, and Uranium Mining. Average income is 23,018 Resethian Shillings, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The "war on terror" doesn't seem to be making Resethoans any less frightened, the government has officially clarified that "wee on your hands to save time" does not count as proper hygiene, the tenet of free speech is held dear, and human sacrifice to the metaphorical altar of Mammon ensures national prosperity. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Resetho's national animal is the Elephant.

Resetho is ranked 51,261st in the world and 2,589th in Osiris for Lowest Crime Rates, with 69.57 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Most Income Equality: 20,755th
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Most Income Equality: 583rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Resetho's influence in Osiris rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
  • : Resetho published "Apartheid in Resetho" (Factbook: Legislation).
  • : Following new legislation in Resetho, human sacrifice to the metaphorical altar of Mammon ensures national prosperity.
  • : Resetho's influence in Osiris rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
  • : Following new legislation in Resetho, the tenet of free speech is held dear.
  • : Resetho was reclassified from "Corrupt Dictatorship" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • : Resetho altered its national flag.
  • : Resetho's influence in Osiris rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : Resetho's influence in Osiris rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
  • : Resetho altered its national flag.

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