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Most Authoritarian: 197thMost Income Equality: 626thMost Conservative: 724th
The Borderlands of
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Influence
Power
Civil Rights
Outlawed
Economy
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Political Freedom
Outlawed

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The New Devourer

Population115 million

CurrencyBandwidth Superposition
AnimalAutonomous Anchor-Mind

The Borderlands of The New Devourer is a very large, orderly nation, renowned for its irreverence towards religion, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 115 million New Devourer are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Public Transport. The average income tax rate is 76.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish New Devourer economy, worth 2.79 trillion Bandwidth Superpositions a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Beef-Based Agriculture industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Trout Farming, and Book Publishing. Average income is 24,288 Bandwidth Superpositions, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Shoppers have literally had their hands full since plastic bags were banned, rebuilding efforts for a recently destroyed cathedral aren't expected to be completed for another century, prisons are filled with the cackles and sobs of a deranged inmate population, and the secret service is working overtime to find anyone publishing unauthorized material about Leader. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The New Devourer's national animal is the Autonomous Anchor-Mind, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The New Devourer is ranked 205,382nd in the world and 2nd in Placeholder Place of for Most Pro-Market, scoring -99.29 on the Rand Index.

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1%
Most Authoritarian: 197thMost Income Equality: 626thMost Conservative: 724thMost Extreme: 1,265thTop
10%
Most Ignorant Citizens: 16,742ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 17,383rd

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, the secret service is working overtime to find anyone publishing unauthorized material about Leader.
  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, prisons are filled with the cackles and sobs of a deranged inmate population.
  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, rebuilding efforts for a recently destroyed cathedral aren't expected to be completed for another century.
  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, shoppers have literally had their hands full since plastic bags were banned.
  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, 13-year-old internet trolls are treated as a threat on par with terrorists.
  • : The New Devourer created a custom banner.
  • : The New Devourer's influence in Placeholder Place of rose from "Powerbroker" to "Power".
  • : The New Devourer's influence in Placeholder Place of rose from "Eminence Grise" to "Powerbroker".
  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, senior citizens can usually be found doing heavy manual labour.
  • : Following new legislation in The New Devourer, visual acuity is worsening amongst teenagers.

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