Most Influential: 224th Most Stationary: 236th Most Efficient Economies: 251st
The Trenchant Order of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kinda neat.
Regional Influence
Superpower
WA Delegate / Non-Executive Delegate
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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The Trenchant Order of The Voltarum is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Leita O'Shea with a fair hand, and notable for its anti-smoking policies, parental licensing program, and public floggings. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 28.471 billion Voltaru 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, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ohm. The average income tax rate is 99.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Voltaru economy, worth a remarkable 5,456 trillion volts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Uranium Mining, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 191,634 volts, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

All new "spies" are fifteen-year-old acne-ridden kids on computers, the government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid, the state auctions off combat drones to fund war reparations, and almost all of The Voltarum's water is piped into the country from abroad for exorbitant prices. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Voltarum's national animal is the electric sloth, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Voltarum is ranked 156,598th in the world and 38th in Antarctica for Largest Information Technology Sector, scoring -10.28 on the Fann-Boi Productivity Index.

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Most Influential: 224thMost Stationary: 236thMost Efficient Economies: 251stMost Developed: 282ndSafest: 306thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 395thBest Weather: 437thMost Beautiful Environments: 452ndLongest Average Lifespans: 490thHealthiest Citizens: 559thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 566thMost Advanced Public Education: 572ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 681stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 698thLargest Populations: 741stMost Advanced Public Transport: 751stHighest Average Tax Rates: 788thHighest Economic Output: 793rdLowest Crime Rates: 835thLargest Governments: 878thSmartest Citizens: 883rdMost Secular: 1,020thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,159thTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,752ndLargest Welfare Programs: 2,004thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,174thMost Cultured: 2,820thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,585thLargest Mining Sector: 3,684thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,182ndMost Subsidized Industry: 4,731stHighest Average Incomes: 4,852ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,056thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,679thTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 9,452ndRudest Citizens: 10,308thMost Politically Free: 10,368thMost Income Equality: 12,981stMost Rebellious Youth: 13,778th
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Most Stationary: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionSafest: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 3rd in the regionMost Cultured: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Free: 3rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 4th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 4th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 4th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Anarchestan".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate Antalia".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate The Arab League".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Nuclear Arms Possession Act"".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate Kingdom of Ireland"".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Protection of Nuclear Armaments".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Securing Nuclear Materials from dastardly Menaces"".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn The CAIN".
  • : The Voltarum voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Right of Emigration"".
  • : The Voltarum voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Securing Nuclear Materials from dastardly Menaces".

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