by Max Barry

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Most Income Equality: 21,524thMost Primitive: 21,916th
The Rogue Nation of
Iron Fist Socialists
With government we have nothing
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population1.149 billion


The Rogue Nation of Serseitevis is a massive, orderly nation, remarkable for its state-planned economy, irreverence towards religion, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.149 billion Serseitevisians are ruled with an iron fist by the socialist government, which grants its people the freedom to do whatever they like so long as it doesn't involve getting richer than anybody else or challenging the government.

The large, liberal, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 47.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Serseitevisian economy, worth 29.3 trillion Foods a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Basket Weaving, Tourism, Soda Sales, and Book Publishing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 25,459 Foods, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government is making attempts at curtailing the flood of spam emails with little progress, newspapers cannot report anything about politicians without their explicit consent, all telephone traffic is monitored for 'national security reasons', and most towns have their Leader High School located on Leader Street. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Serseitevis's national animal is the squirrel, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Serseitevis is ranked 142,041st in the world and 5,474th in Balder for Largest Populations, with 1.15 billion Capita.

Most Income Equality: 21,524thMost Primitive: 21,916th
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 412th in the regionMost Primitive: 615th in the regionMost Income Equality: 629th in the region

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