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The %%The World Assembly Elite%% of PotatoFarmers

“NationStates” WA Secretary-General

Category: New York Times Democracy
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Regional Influence: Squire

Location: The North Pacific



Population3.611 billion

CapitalWorld Assembly
LeaderWA Secretary-General

CurrencyWA Dollar

The %%The World Assembly Elite%% of PotatoFarmers is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by WA Secretary-General with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, ban on automobiles, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 3.611 billion Elites of the World Assembly enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of World Assembly. The average income tax rate is 87.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient WA Elitism economy, worth 380 trillion WA Dollars a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Basket Weaving, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 105,298 WA Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

The nation's new Mylab space station is notorious for being the loneliest place above the planet, citizens are bombarded with advertising from their compulsory miniature radios, cows have more rights than the average citizen, and nobody is allowed to stop the local daycare from reading Nietzsche to pre-schoolers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. PotatoFarmers's national animal is the cows, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Elitism.

PotatoFarmers is ranked 137,621st in the world and 6,219th in The North Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring 34.33 on the Rand Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 107thMost Influential: 243rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,788thTop
Safest: 6,496thLargest Welfare Programs: 7,489thMost Pacifist: 8,529thMost Cultured: 9,234thMost Developed: 9,354thHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,386thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,477thLowest Crime Rates: 9,527thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 9,740thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,775thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,975thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,980thHealthiest Citizens: 10,080thTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 10,759thNicest Citizens: 10,962ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 10,971stMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,397thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,869thMost Beautiful Environments: 12,163rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,715thLargest Governments: 13,501stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 13,957thBest Weather: 14,152ndSmartest Citizens: 15,095thMost Efficient Economies: 15,134thHighest Poor Incomes: 20,008th
Most Influential: 63rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 83rd in the regionTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 193rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 333rd in the regionSafest: 351st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 387th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 420th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 433rd in the regionMost Cultured: 464th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 465th in the regionMost Pacifist: 478th in the regionTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 499th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 525th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 527th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 531st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 538th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 539th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 544th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 544th in the regionMost Developed: 550th in the regionNicest Citizens: 603rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 608th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 621st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 625th in the regionLargest Governments: 632nd in the regionBest Weather: 728th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 754th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 792nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 792nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 940th in the region

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