“Might Makes Right”
Regional Influence: Shoeshiner
Location: the South Pacific
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.