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The Protectorate of Solidair

“Cum Nationes veniunt simul, et non cadunt”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: The North Pacific

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Solidair

Population2.675 billion

CapitalMimbam City
LeaderOrder
FaithAgnosticism

CurrencySolidairian Dollar
Animalgiraffe

The Protectorate of Solidair is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Order with a fair hand, and notable for its state-planned economy, absence of drug laws, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 2.675 billion Solidairians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mimbam City. The average income tax rate is 73.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Solidairian economy, worth 272 trillion Solidairian Dollars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Cheese Exports. Average income is an impressive 101,702 Solidairian Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Adverts proclaim it has to be healthy if the Mornay uses hand-grated Gallopavian Gruyère, nouveau riche farmers diligently take care of their golden calf herds, every citizen is allowed exactly fifteen minutes of fame, and prolonged government investigations are a common revenge tactic among spurned spouses. Crime is totally unknown. Solidair's national animal is the giraffe, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Agnosticism.

Solidair is ranked 728th in the world and 509th in The North Pacific for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with 182 Valid Endorsements.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 728thMost Influential: 1,449thTop
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Most Pacifist: 5,220thMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,673rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,727thNicest Citizens: 5,815thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,119thHighest Drug Use: 6,727thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,778thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,248thBest Weather: 7,413thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,479thTop
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Most Inclusive: 7,770thMost Cheerful Citizens: 8,636thMost Developed: 8,772ndLongest Average Lifespans: 8,851stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,874thMost Cultured: 9,315thMost Rebellious Youth: 9,999thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,466thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,273rdSafest: 11,476thSmartest Citizens: 14,314thMost Secular: 14,344th
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Highest Drug Use: 164th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 290th in the regionMost Pacifist: 315th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 322nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 323rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 342nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 351st in the regionNicest Citizens: 352nd in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 402nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 410th in the regionBest Weather: 417th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 432nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 443rd in the regionMost Cultured: 468th in the regionMost Inclusive: 477th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 503rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 506th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 509th in the regionMost Developed: 530th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 583rd in the regionMost Influential: 595th in the regionNudest: 604th in the regionSafest: 624th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, prolonged government investigations are a common revenge tactic among spurned spouses.
  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, every citizen is allowed exactly fifteen minutes of fame.
  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, nouveau riche farmers diligently take care of their golden calf herds.
  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, adverts proclaim it has to be healthy if the Mornay uses hand-grated Gallopavian Gruyère.
  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, the nation's leader is normally just referred to as "snuggle-wuggle-huggy-bear".
  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, preschools put children down for naps with milk, cookies, and a gruesome story of vengeance.
  • : Following new legislation in Solidair, bored politicians often entertain themselves with games of Simon during important votes.
  • : Solidair voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Prohibit Private Prisons".
  • : Solidair endorsed The Most Serene Republic of New Flos.
  • : Solidair was endorsed by The Most Serene Republic of New Flos.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 182 » Corfad, Dar es Saalam, Territorio di Nessuno, Pallaith, Sinelona, Notyoutopia, El Fiji Grande, Shibutani, Yaorozu, The Rhein States, Alunya, Shin-Hachioji, Kuveria, Spartoptia, Great Bights Mum, Black Templares, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Trillius, Egalico, Napnomadia, Sheldanada, North Bratislava, Ethnon, Steampunk Ariel, General COE, Siwale, Ikea Rike, Lomjia, Omnistria, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Niradans, Tappan Hills, Shadowrik, Dreadton, Jasminlandia, Kasazzastan, Fayyayid, Frances Francis the First of France, Kwaj, Acrabinnia, Sil Dorsett, Wineclaw, Torakuen, New Pruessen, Sundred, Sunto, Koda-Land, Holy Oranz, Q w e r t y, Tire Sover, and 132 others.Federation Terra Australis, PlanetPunk, Ibiscaton, Free Azzaca, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, New Bremerton, Haor Chall, 1 very fast endotarter, Noahs Second Country, Saturns Edge, Former English Colony, Apetopia, Selfgradatude, Ejhsa, Rynion, Test for a new hope, GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO, Castle Federation, Necromonia, Austurasia, Choistan, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Makudu, Valhalla123, The Black Cathedral, Antityranicals, Elder Realms, Maott, Wilkshire, Guer Aike, Constantinolia, Xentherida, Pasargad, 5 kingdoms of Britannia, Analomink, Agharya, Altivia, Aeviternus, Amerian States, Ammurp Stecdoodastal, Aetulia, Alice Gardens, Justanistan, Kulgatha, Loli County, Alyrria, Aeolist, AltanUrag, Amaganset, Beta Centauri B3, Arimbia, Angwayster, Ara Antrizuls, California but Worse, British Pacific Islands, Chukstik Illahi, Camarthen, Banabistan, Cinnibar, Aweland, Chilean 1st Reich, Azzarel, Beladev, Breduria, Blackphir, Antiyard, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Centromuria, Central Ryal, BrightFutures, Bonjoura, AGoodPlace, Catopia2, Brettenia, Axstahl, Aratani, Bananoonza, Calamazo, Bangtan Sonyeondan Suga, Bananaaaaa, Yummy Blubber, Bojacks and Jills, Changjo, Zozanio, Viridiann, Abject Ludicrosity, Anna Airters, Losodia, Babacar, Ausnakulia, Surikatia, Arquan, Joodey, Aldros, Kobagia, Aroa, Yukti, Loutsland, Wooleystan, Palisede, Zumlandia, Xzavia-Hjar, French Bananastan, Samog, Glurponia, The Kyziban Islands, Partax, Pleroma Sans Romans, Steraz, La Switzerland, Misuvelia, Bearical, The Soviet States of Europe, Great Javadwipa, Penrith, Vincone Cae, Runeda, Utopicican, Alsace and Lorraine United, Newpromisedland, Princely Irbis, Daiz, Juggernautilus, Seenvorland, Concordare, New Lakemba, The Tampa Bay Rays, Orado, Sockmanland, Amauri, and New Flos.

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