by Max Barry

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Most Rebellious Youth: 1stLargest Welfare Programs: 2ndMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd
The Anarchy of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists
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Population35.927 billion

CapitalBlogotopia City
LeaderDing Dong Daddy


The Anarchy of Blogotopia is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Ding Dong Daddy with an even hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, cheerful population of 35.927 billion Blogotopians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blogotopia City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Blogotopian economy, worth an astonishing 11,330 trillion doobies a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Book Publishing, Tourism, and Information Technology. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an amazing 315,365 doobies, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Entire families are dragged into counseling whenever children fight on a playground, jabbing a baby's bottle at officials gets parents waved straight through immigration, even immigrants complain that immigrants keep taking their jobs, and there's a bright dawn ahead for Blogotopia. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Blogotopia's national animal is the hepcat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Blogotopia is ranked 215,656th in the world and 1,007th in 10000 Islands for Most Corrupt Governments, with 0.09 kickbacks per hour.

Most Rebellious Youth: 1stLargest Welfare Programs: 2ndMost Advanced Public Education: 3rdMost Secular: 5thMost Cultured: 8thMost Influential: 8thMost Compassionate Citizens: 9thHighest Food Quality: 10thHighest Crime Rates: 11thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14thMost Beautiful Environments: 20thNicest Citizens: 25thLeast Corrupt Governments: 27thMost Armed: 32ndMost Pacifist: 36thMost Inclusive: 38thLargest Black Market: 70thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 73rdBest Weather: 104thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 112thMost Advanced Public Transport: 124thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 242ndSmartest Citizens: 346thHealthiest Citizens: 361stHighest Economic Output: 383rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 564thMost Subsidized Industry: 580thHighest Poor Incomes: 717thLargest Governments: 881stMost Developed: 1,058thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,079thLargest Populations: 1,120thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,245thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,260thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,603rdHighest Average Incomes: 1,817thTop
Most Efficient Economies: 2,243rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,781stLargest Publishing Industry: 3,679thMost Stationary: 5,529thTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 10,951stMost Scientifically Advanced: 17,027th
Most Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 5th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 7th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 9th in the regionLargest Populations: 10th in the regionTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 14th in the regionLargest Governments: 20th in the regionMost Developed: 26th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 28th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 30th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 31st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 31st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 43rd in the regionMost Stationary: 46th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 49th in the regionTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 65th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 66th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, there's a bright dawn ahead for Blogotopia.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, even immigrants complain that immigrants keep taking their jobs.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, jabbing a baby's bottle at officials gets parents waved straight through immigration.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, entire families are dragged into counseling whenever children fight on a playground.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, a blood-red mark on the doorframe means a building must be passed over for destruction.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, the Blogotopian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...".
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, the cold war against capitalism is growing chillier by the day.
  • : Blogotopia was reclassified from "Left-Leaning College State" to "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy".
  • : Following new legislation in Blogotopia, students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas.
  • : Blogotopia endorsed The Sultanate of Xeroa.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 131 » Creeptopia, Grungerock, Coreras, Tzo, Kyrizstanislav, Spncrgmn, Seantonia, Perzische Keizer, Zeganas, Better Indonesia, North Southumberland, Anollasia, The Soylent Green Party, Brandenbourg-Anhalt, Tycorn, Lacuna, Karlando, The Parandeam, Stroulia, Chip Skylark, Old Atlantica, Slaytania, Colonel Terrosit, Dustwind, Killettland, Hellei, Northern African Sahara, Ironica Butterfly, Maalemzya, Leirkra, Wysrod, Inberdia, Dovant, Ignis Cinere, Zopciria, Free Land of Rebellium, Northern Nivaria, Vivolkha, Marroc, Ferte, Anisopterra, QuazaFire, Ghiamonga, Evertopia, Yakkandiania, Piscina, Valentian Elysium, Ascended Union, Airday, Zachais, and 81 others.Solarampa, Johnne Green, Republic of Libriano, City of Saint Nicolas, Terra Royaume, The Republic of Osea, Ytvigshill, Medetas, Namakan, Drewish, Great Ranges, Kachikawawa, Calrad, Ali Faridi, Solsevara, Liberdon, Novegia, Islands of Czechia, Galimania, Marxist Germany, Seranis, Lundara, Nea Komnenia, Zeklandia, Mauryana, The unidet Of life, United States of Island land, Testa, Membatak, Ilfarasia, Clialaad, Rhie, Megistos, Kalldunn, Maconshinbernititte, Ardelenia, Slaughter Machine, Pallas Athenaie, Mat She, Conservative Republic Of Huang, Onfande, The Galactic American Imperium, Skamor, Katitania, Holma, The Fortem, Greater Puptioneberadon, New Kowloon Bay, Krystalveil, Lisokyo, Selu-Ahare, Horacellum, Tausend Seen, Renetopia, Zubrowlitz, Silvedania, Wischland, Artyolae, Samonaemia, Oppressthemville, Yellowjacket, Dorab, New Kios, Grimmywelsh, Bavland, Violent Trees, Mukacevo, Greater Theowherveld, Malevos, The Wires Empire, Coldian, Faradova, Porflox, Chromatomia, Semarangan, Vestyria, Margaux, Aquamarine Island, Cathamye, The Territories of Sealand, and Burka.

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