by Max Barry

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Government

State Press

Only state-controlled media is permitted.

Society

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

No Abortion

Abortion is illegal.

Compulsory Organ Harvesting

Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.

Child Self-Rearing

Children are left in the wilderness to raise themselves.

Law & Order

Capital Punishment

Citizens may be executed for crimes.

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Human Sacrifice

Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

Universal Health Care

The state provides health care to all citizens.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Autarky

The nation pursues a policy of economic self-sufficiency.

International

No Immigration

Foreigners cannot become residents.

No Emigration

Citizens are not permitted to leave.