The People's Republic of Banabistan is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Milan Stojanovic with an iron fist, and notable for its compulsory military service, free-roaming dinosaurs, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 1.117 billion Banabistanis are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.
The relatively small, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government prioritizes Law & Order, with Industry, Defense, and Education also on the agenda, while Social Policy and Welfare aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kaempfstok. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 32.7%.
The frighteningly efficient Banabistani economy, worth 178 trillion lire a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Black market activity is extensive. Average income is an impressive 159,504 lire, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 531,770 per year while the poor average 35,621, a ratio of 14.9 to 1.
East Lebatuckese astronauts' favorite game during downtime on the Multinational Space Station is 'I Spy', stolen Reuben sandwiches are met with detailed and thorough police investigations, explicit slash fiction is repackaged for kindergarten kids as stories about friends cuddling friends, and children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Banabistan's national animal is the dove, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is State Atheism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Banabistan endorsed The First German Republic of German Holy Roman Empire.
- : Following new legislation in Banabistan, children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia.
- : Banabistan endorsed The Poor Team of The Tampa Bay Rays.
- : Banabistan was endorsed by The Poor Team of The Tampa Bay Rays.
- : Following new legislation in Banabistan, explicit slash fiction is repackaged for kindergarten kids as stories about friends cuddling friends.
- : Following new legislation in Banabistan, stolen Reuben sandwiches are met with detailed and thorough police investigations.
- : Following new legislation in Banabistan, East Lebatuckese astronauts' favorite game during downtime on the Multinational Space Station is 'I Spy'.
- : Following new legislation in Banabistan, puppies given out free in marketing promotions are often tossed straight into the trash.
- : Banabistan was reclassified from "Iron Fist Consumerists" to "Corporate Police State".
- : Following new legislation in Banabistan, sleep-deprived officials are known to collapse after late night revision for their examinations.
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