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The Republic of Eirinne

“Strength Through Freedom”

Category: Corporate Bordello
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Apprentice

Location: The Confederacy of Free Lands

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Eirinne

Population5.841 billion

CapitalBristol
LeaderSir Humphrey Walton
FaithChristianity

Currencypound
Animaleagle

The Republic of Eirinne is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Sir Humphrey Walton with a fair hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, compulsory military service, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 5.841 billion Eirinneans are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The tiny, pro-business, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bristol. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 7.6%.

The powerhouse Eirinnean economy, worth 542 trillion pounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Beef-Based Agriculture industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Trout Farming. Average income is 92,904 pounds, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 302,449 per year while the poor average 21,492, a ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Employers are never quite sure if graduates' qualifications have any merit or meaning, films are funded in accordance with the volume of tears shed when reading the screenplay, libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars, and the government has officially clarified that "wee on your hands to save time" does not count as proper hygiene. Crime is moderate, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Eirinne's national animal is the eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Christianity.

Eirinne is ranked 59,609th in the world and 8th in The Confederacy of Free Lands for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring 2,495.8 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

Top
1%
Largest Agricultural Sector: 964thTop
5%
Least Corrupt Governments: 7,371stTop
10%
Highest Disposable Incomes: 8,588thMost Pro-Market: 12,337thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 16,229th
Top
10%
Least Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, the government has officially clarified that "wee on your hands to save time" does not count as proper hygiene.
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars.
  • : Eirinne's influence in The Confederacy of Free Lands rose from "Squire" to "Apprentice".
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, films are funded in accordance with the volume of tears shed when reading the screenplay.
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, employers are never quite sure if graduates' qualifications have any merit or meaning.
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, E-SPAN viewership drops as MPs act their age.
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, prankster scientists legally change their names to silly pseudonyms before major discoveries.
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, agriculture is heavily subsidized by the government.
  • : Following new legislation in Eirinne, chickens roam the streets freely.
  • : Eirinne's influence in The Confederacy of Free Lands rose from "Page" to "Squire".

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