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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 596thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,298thHealthiest Citizens: 1,348th
The Progressive Union of
Left-Leaning College State
Honor is everything; dogma is absurd!
Dale the Honorable Skeptic
Influence
Handshaker
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Very Good

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Seeker Alpha

Population23.381 billion

CapitalSagan
LeaderDale the Honorable Skeptic

Currencycredit
Animalbadger

The Progressive Union of Seeker Alpha is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Dale the Honorable Skeptic with an even hand, and notable for its national health service, keen interest in outer space, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate population of 23.381 billion Seeker Alphans enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The medium-sized government prioritizes Education, with Administration, Healthcare, and Environment also on the agenda, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sagan. The average income tax rate is 67.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Seeker Alphan economy, worth a remarkable 4,113 trillion credits 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 Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 175,952 credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Thieves find battery shops juicier targets than banks, there's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt, a recent political speech drew the ire of nerds everywhere after the speaker claimed that Darth Vader was Harry Potter's father, and dubiously qualified East Lebatuckese doctors prescribe ice baths as a treatment for pneumonia. Crime is totally unknown. Seeker Alpha's national animal is the badger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Seeker Alpha is ranked 1,474th in the world and 3rd in Texas for Most Developed, scoring 98.06 on the Human Development Index.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 596thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,298thHealthiest Citizens: 1,348thMost Developed: 1,474thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,495thHighest Food Quality: 1,523rdMost Inclusive: 1,613thSmartest Citizens: 1,686thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,881stMost Beautiful Environments: 2,023rdMost Cultured: 2,241stTop
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Most Secular: 2,443rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,670thHighest Economic Output: 3,000thMost Influential: 3,095thSafest: 3,135thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,179thBest Weather: 3,410thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,864thRudest Citizens: 4,833rdMost Stationary: 5,137thLargest Populations: 5,247thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,280thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,824thMost Efficient Economies: 7,670thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,308thMost Pacifist: 8,405thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,484thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,527thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,296thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,516thLargest Governments: 9,625thHighest Average Incomes: 9,792ndNicest Citizens: 10,097thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 12,387thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,419thLargest Welfare Programs: 15,371stMost Patriotic: 15,754th
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Most Secular: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 3rd in the regionMost Developed: 3rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 5th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 6th in the regionSafest: 7th in the regionMost Cultured: 7th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8th in the regionMost Pacifist: 8th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 8th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 9th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9th in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 10th in the regionNicest Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 13th in the regionLargest Governments: 14th in the regionRudest Citizens: 15th in the regionMost Influential: 16th in the regionMost Stationary: 16th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 16th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 16th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 16th in the regionMost Patriotic: 17th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 18th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Seeker Alpha was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Food Quality and the Top 10% for Most Patriotic.
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, dubiously qualified East Lebatuckese doctors prescribe ice baths as a treatment for pneumonia.
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, a recent political speech drew the ire of nerds everywhere after the speaker claimed that Darth Vader was Harry Potter's father.
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, there's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt.
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, thieves find battery shops juicier targets than banks.
  • : Seeker Alpha voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Fairness in Elections".
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, invasive drug testing is now performed at elementary school sports days.
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, veterans are directed into environmental cleanup operations.
  • : Following new legislation in Seeker Alpha, third party candidates are now gaining some representation in Parliament.
  • : Seeker Alpha voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Protected Working Leave"".

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