“For Us All”
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Page
Location: the South Pacific
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
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.
Contraception is illegal.
Compulsory Organ Harvesting
Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
The nation opposes the use of WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.