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The Lucky Gold Randomisation of Aleator

“Toil at a soup to be a mast, NationStates”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Some

Regional Influence: Contender

Location: Glass Gallows

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Aleator

Population9.435 billion

CapitalBedlam
LeaderLuke Rhinehart
FaithChance

Currencylucky golden fractal
Animaldicedog vampire bat

The Lucky Gold Randomisation of Aleator is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Luke Rhinehart with an even hand, and notable for its smutty television, public floggings, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 9.435 billion Aleatorians 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 enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bedlam. The average income tax rate is 95.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Aleatorian economy, worth a remarkable 2,397 trillion lucky golden fractals a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, quite specialized black market in Retail, Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, 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. Average income is an amazing 254,083 lucky golden fractals, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.4 times as much as the poorest.

Shaken martini sales have soared in nations surrounding Aleator, ships are encouraged to deliberately run aground onto Aleatorian beaches, the government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid, and many of the country's largest dumps can be seen from space. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Aleator's national animal is the dicedog vampire bat, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Chance.

Aleator is ranked 1,961st in the world and 3rd in Glass Gallows for Rudest Citizens, with 225.44 Insults Per Minute.

Top
1%
Most Corrupt Governments: 406thMost Subsidized Industry: 469thLargest Retail Industry: 672ndLargest Black Market: 673rdMost Ignorant Citizens: 681stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 791stMost Avoided: 1,424thFattest Citizens: 1,441stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,839thLargest Mining Sector: 1,855thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,888thRudest Citizens: 1,961stMost Advanced Public Education: 2,053rdTop
5%
Most Efficient Economies: 2,339thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,110thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,202ndHighest Average Incomes: 3,225thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,162ndLargest Governments: 4,694thNudest: 4,719thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,768thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,330thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 5,428thHighest Economic Output: 5,976thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 10,650thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,713thTop
10%
Most Advanced Public Transport: 11,970thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,988thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 13,632ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 14,482ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 15,341stMost Influential: 15,798thLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,695th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Aleator's influence in Glass Gallows rose from "Negotiator" to "Contender".
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Public Transport.
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Efficient Economies.
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Advanced Public Education and the Top 5% for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.
  • : Aleator was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Aleator lodged a message on the Glass Gallows Regional Message Board.

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