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The Country of Gliese Minor

“May the road rise up to meet you.”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: The North Pacific

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Gliese Minor

Population2.5 billion

CapitalGliese 581d
LeaderRyden O'Sullivan
FaithAirgead

Currencynasarite
Animaltassanos

The Country of Gliese Minor is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Ryden O'Sullivan with an even hand, and notable for its strictly enforced bedtime, anti-smoking policies, and suspicion of poets. The quiet, industrious population of 2.5 billion Gliese Minorians 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 large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Gliese 581d. The average income tax rate is 69.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Gliese Minorian economy, worth 264 trillion nasarites a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 105,687 nasarites, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Artists are pillars of society, mall countdown clocks warn that there are only 364 more shopping days until Maxxmas, veteran cops reminisce over their heavy armor days, and students do more community service than homework. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Gliese Minor's national animal is the tassanos, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Airgead.

Gliese Minor is ranked 174,620th in the world and 9,254th in The North Pacific for Most Extreme, scoring 8.55 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

Top
5%
Most Secular: 4,003rdBest Weather: 5,714thMost Inclusive: 7,504thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,855thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,420thMost Valuable International Artwork: 8,502ndMost Beautiful Environments: 9,214thHealthiest Citizens: 9,639thLargest Retail Industry: 10,265thTop
10%
Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,843rdMost Advanced Public Education: 11,400thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,622ndMost Influential: 11,941stMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,054thSmartest Citizens: 12,422ndLongest Average Lifespans: 13,238thSafest: 14,028thLowest Crime Rates: 14,617thMost Developed: 16,957thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 18,828thMost Advanced Public Transport: 19,766thHighest Poor Incomes: 20,265thMost Pacifist: 20,631st
Top
5%
Most Secular: 222nd in the regionBest Weather: 320th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 441st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 459th in the regionMost Inclusive: 460th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 480th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 492nd in the regionTop
10%
Healthiest Citizens: 521st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 542nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 561st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 572nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 651st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 664th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 682nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 707th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 711th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 742nd in the regionSafest: 763rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 864th in the regionMost Developed: 875th in the regionMost Average: 974th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1,010th in the regionRudest Citizens: 1,020th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, students do more community service than homework.
  • : Gliese Minor was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, veteran cops reminisce over their heavy armor days.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, mall countdown clocks warn that there are only 364 more shopping days until Maxxmas.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, artists are pillars of society.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, military strategists are questioning the wisdom of subsidizing the economies of sworn enemies.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, medical experts advise that those claiming to be medical experts are probably fraudsters.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, there's no such thing as bad publicity.
  • : Following new legislation in Gliese Minor, advertisements for jobs in the sciences run in fashion magazines.
  • : Gliese Minor was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments and the Top 10% for Highest Poor Incomes.

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