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The Shopping Mall Tyranny of Konzum K-plus

“Work for 200 or DIE!!!” Ivica Todoric

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Diplomat

Location: Psychotic Dictatorships

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Konzum K-plus

Population6.28 billion

CapitalKonzum Shopping Mall
LeaderIvica Todoric

CurrencyFlogging
AnimalSalmonella

The Shopping Mall Tyranny of Konzum K-plus is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by Ivica Todoric with an iron fist, and notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, public floggings, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 6.28 billion SLAVES are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Law & Order also on the agenda, while Welfare and Environment aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Konzum Shopping Mall. The average income tax rate is 96.0%.

The frighteningly efficient Konzum K-plusian economy, worth a remarkable 2,784 trillion Floggings 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, fairly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Woodchip Exports, 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 443,449 Floggings, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Scenic tours are unheard of after most environmental laws were abolished, the fines for getting caught with the wrong recipe book can force SLAVES into bankruptcy, warfare increasingly resembles a video game, and minefields are being deployed along the border to discourage potential emigrants from trying to leave. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force. Konzum K-plus's national animal is the Salmonella, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to heavy metals seepage into national waterways.

Konzum K-plus is ranked 10,468th in the world and 7th in Psychotic Dictatorships for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring 7,790.39 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 23rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 40thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 52ndHighest Poor Incomes: 192ndMost Ignorant Citizens: 197thMost Corrupt Governments: 291stLargest Mining Sector: 299thLargest Black Market: 303rdHighest Average Incomes: 386thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 418thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 472ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 648thMost Avoided: 673rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 792ndLargest Insurance Industry: 1,075thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,504thTop
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Fattest Citizens: 1,932ndLargest Governments: 1,987thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,090thMost Devout: 2,378thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,694thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,711thMost Conservative: 3,777thHighest Economic Output: 3,852ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,195thLowest Crime Rates: 4,639thNudest: 4,685thMost Armed: 5,109thRudest Citizens: 5,229thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,300thMost Efficient Economies: 6,797thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 8,484thMost Authoritarian: 10,068thLargest Gambling Industry: 10,468thLargest Agricultural Sector: 12,962ndMost Stationary: 14,420thMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,249thMost Influential: 15,353rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 16,571stLargest Information Technology Sector: 16,672nd
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 4th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 4th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 5th in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionMost Influential: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 5th in the regionMost Avoided: 6th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 6th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 6th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionRudest Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 7th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 8th in the regionLargest Governments: 8th in the regionMost Stationary: 8th in the regionFattest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 8th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, minefields are being deployed along the border to discourage potential emigrants from trying to leave.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, warfare increasingly resembles a video game.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, the fines for getting caught with the wrong recipe book can force SLAVES into bankruptcy.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, scenic tours are unheard of after most environmental laws were abolished.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, the country's famous rainforests are being bulldozed by the mining industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, the military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, Konzum K-plus is increasingly belligerent on the international stage.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, the nation is under martial law.
  • : Konzum K-plus was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector.
  • : Following new legislation in Konzum K-plus, billions of Floggings are being blown on orbital weapons development.

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