WA Delegate (non-executive): The Federal Commonwealth of Polarea (elected )
Founder: The Kingdom of The Ice Bears
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Regional Power: Moderate
Today's World Census Report
The Largest Retail Industry in Arctic
The World Census estimated levels of employee ennui to determine which nations have the largest retail industries.
As a region, Arctic is ranked 7,622nd in the world for Largest Retail Industry.
|1.||The Rogue Nation of Palins||Capitalist Paradise||“We eat, therefore we hunt.”|
|2.||The Xilien Overran Wasteland of Saaves||Father Knows Best State||“it’s lit”|
|3.||The Constitutional Monarchy of Technocratic Norway||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Ubi scientiae occurat naturae, ibi pacem.”|
|4.||The Allied States of The Kingdom of the Ice Bears||Iron Fist Consumerists||“Maximize Life”|
|5.||The Incorporated States of Iceland Hrutspungar||Anarchy||“It will all work out OK”|
|6.||The Republic of Jajan||New York Times Democracy||“Stealth is key”|
|7.||The Displaced Settlers of Amzos||New York Times Democracy||“So this is your idea of sharing”|
|8.||The Borderlands of The Sotercan||Inoffensive Centrist Democracy||“Strength Through Freedom”|
|9.||The Federation of Tasersaq||Corporate Bordello||“座右铭...”|
|10.||The Republic of Uknia||Liberal Democratic Socialists||“Order, Justice, Freedom”|
- : The United States of Independence Hill of the region Independence Hill proposed constructing embassies.
- : Kingdom of the polar bear ceased to exist.
- : The Free Land of Resolute arrived from The West Pacific.
- : The Kingdom of The Ice Bears updated the World Factbook entry.
- : The Republic of Runantopia arrived from Osiris.
- : Crockerland ceased to exist.
- : The Republic of Runantopia ceased to exist.
- : Borgefjez ceased to exist.
- : The Xilien Overran Wasteland of Saaves arrived from Osiris.
- : Nunahvut ceased to exist.
Arctic Regional Message Board
Blaenavon It's a fiscal policy I call de-tax to re-tax.
I think a good tax burden is 30-35%, but its hard to maintain since NS mechanics will sometimes go on a spending spree (e.g. I approve something small like an awareness campaign in an issue and then that raises the tax burden by a whole percent).
So to combat that I take all the policies that I want and let the number rise well past 50% - and then I look for one of the few issues that has a radical tax cut solution. Something like "Nah, we need to abolish the whole welfare state and give the money back to the taxpayers!"
Going with that creates a sharp dip for a lot of public services but those can be rebuilt steadily over time. For whatever reason cutting taxes by 80% only cuts public transport by around 40% - so usually everything goes back to their previous levels well before the tax rate gets anywhere close to the high numbers again.
This also creates an economic boost that creates more taxable income (which might partially explain how the public transport sector stays afloat). So in the long term, I get a moderate tax cut and some economic growth while keeping the public sector consistent.
Terrible economic policy in the real world, but pretty good in NS.
Maas Clever stuff! Using the somewhat quirky NS mechanics to create a great nation! I sometimes wish that the results of policy choices were a little less extreme, and also that unpopular decisions had more serious consequences in game (you take a decision and think 'if this was the real world there'd be big disruptive protests over this!').
Reviewing the forecast for Arctic Over the next 7 days
The average daytime maximum temperature will be around 5°C, with a high for the week of 8°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 11th. The average minimum temperature will be 1°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Monday 8th at 0°C. The week will have mostly dry days although Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th are likely to see a little rain. It looks like Saturday will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 6.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.