The Absurd Memory of Ravendi is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Fern Coptrai with an even hand, and notable for its parental licensing program, state-planned economy, and multi-spousal wedding ceremonies. The compassionate population of 2.747 billion Ravendians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.
The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kalkutis. The average income tax rate is 98.7%.
The frighteningly efficient Ravendian economy, worth 525 trillion Ranars 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 mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is an impressive 191,161 Ranars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
A new "thought police" branch is being developed, the Kalkutis Film Festival recently voted 'Ravendian Getting Hit By Football' as best film, the typical murderer weighs 150kg and has hairy arms, and confessions don't count if suffixed with "izzle". Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ravendi's national animal is the Muskrat, which is also the nation's favorite main course.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, confessions don't count if suffixed with "izzle".
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, the typical murderer weighs 150kg and has hairy arms.
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, the Kalkutis Film Festival recently voted 'Ravendian Getting Hit By Football' as best film.
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, a new "thought police" branch is being developed.
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point.
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, a few immigrants are better than no immigrants according to Fern Coptrai.
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, doctors spend more time writing sick notes than caring for the sick.
- : Ravendi was endorsed by The Church of Slongs.
- : Ravendi was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Workforce Participation Rate and Longest Average Lifespans.
- : Following new legislation in Ravendi, hypochondriacs demand treatment for genetic disorders they don't have.
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