The People's Republic of Wascoitan in SLU is a massive, genial nation, remarkable for its state-planned economy, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The democratic population of 1.582 billion Wascoitan in SLUians 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 government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Education, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 71.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The sizeable but stagnant Wascoitan in SLUian economy, worth 9.92 trillion wascoes 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 Pizza Delivery, Woodchip Exports, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is 6,269 wascoes, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Wascoitan in SLU's national animal is the Hydra, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Wascoitan in SLU's influence in The Social Liberal Union fell from "Page" to "Shoeshiner".
- : Wascoitan in SLU's influence in The Social Liberal Union rose from "Shoeshiner" to "Page".
- : Wascoitan in SLU's influence in The Social Liberal Union rose from "Zero" to "Shoeshiner".
- : Wascoitan in SLU relocated from Social Liberal Union to The Social Liberal Union.
- : Wascoitan in SLU was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Dead and Most Zombified.
- : Wascoitan in SLU was ravaged by a Zombie Thing Horde from The Commune of Ramelia, infecting 92 million survivors and converting to a zombie exporter! Oh no!
- : Wascoitan in SLU's influence in Social Liberal Union rose from "Nipper" to "Minnow".
- : Wascoitan in SLU was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Income Equality.
- : Wascoitan in SLU's influence in Social Liberal Union rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
- : Wascoitan in SLU's influence in Social Liberal Union rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".