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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,424th Most Influential: 3,165th Most Pacifist: 8,171st
The Democratic States of
Left-wing Utopia
If its red, ain't my bread
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The Old New States

Population737 million



The Democratic States of The Old New States is a huge, safe nation, renowned for its state-planned economy, digital currency, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 737 million Old New Statesians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Doeville. The average income tax rate is 73.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Old New Statesian economy, worth 55.2 trillion dollars 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 Book Publishing, Tourism, and Cheese Exports. Average income is 74,930 dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

A shipwreck is everyone's fault but the captain's, every politician claims to be at least 1% Native Old New Statesian, 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners, and posters on 'Old New Statesian Values' advise against being proud of The Old New States. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Old New States's national animal is the Doe, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Old New States is ranked 16,011th in the world and 794th in The North Pacific for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 53.38 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,424thTop
Most Influential: 3,165thMost Pacifist: 8,171stTop
Most Income Equality: 10,374thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,416thSafest: 10,735thMost Inclusive: 12,884thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,516thNicest Citizens: 13,592ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,748thMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,160thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 14,391stBest Weather: 15,116thMost Cheerful Citizens: 16,011thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,889th
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 380th in the regionMost Pacifist: 455th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 539th in the regionSafest: 563rd in the regionMost Income Equality: 620th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 715th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 759th in the regionMost Inclusive: 765th in the regionNicest Citizens: 774th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 793rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 794th in the regionBest Weather: 826th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 828th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 905th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 907th in the regionMost Influential: 914th in the region

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