by Max Barry

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Most Rebellious Youth: 4,782nd Safest: 5,516th Most Cheerful Citizens: 6,136th
The Republic of The Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Gotta go to space!
Cosmic Officer Number Fifty-Seven
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Very Good

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The Republic of The Republic of The Intergalactic Republic of Space is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Cosmic Officer Number Fifty-Seven with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate population of 5.049 billion The Intergalactic Republic of Spaceans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Social Policy, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of the observable universe. The average income tax rate is 89.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The large but inefficient Intergalactic Republic of Spacean economy, worth 257 trillion Space Bars a year, is extremely specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 50,940 Space Bars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The state believes that nature-oriented summer camps will somehow solve youth crime, the nation faces constant invasions by foreign boy bands, veteran cops reminisce over their heavy armor days, and Cosmic Officer Number Fifty-Seven lives life on the open road - complete with groupies. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Intergalactic Republic of Space's national animal is the Seemingly Intangible Creature of Empty, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is a really cool religion.

The Intergalactic Republic of Space is ranked 6,309th in the world and 290th in Balder for Least Corrupt Governments, with 94.68 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

Most Rebellious Youth: 4,782ndSafest: 5,516thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,136thLeast Corrupt Governments: 6,309thMost Pacifist: 6,473rdNicest Citizens: 7,741stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 7,804thTop
Highest Average Tax Rates: 8,590thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,766thMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,533rdMost Income Equality: 9,596thMost Cultured: 12,373rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,389thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,992ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,610thLargest Governments: 16,627thSmartest Citizens: 16,650th
Most Rebellious Youth: 173rd in the regionMost Income Equality: 257th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 260th in the regionSafest: 270th in the regionTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 290th in the regionMost Pacifist: 317th in the regionNicest Citizens: 325th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 340th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 371st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 489th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 513th in the regionMost Cultured: 526th in the region

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