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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 165th Most Influential: 2,408th Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,999th
The Bukowskian State of
Father Knows Best State
I wanted the whole world or nothing.
Regional Defense Officer
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population5.79 billion

LeaderEmperor Renari


The Bukowskian State of Aleister is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by Emperor Renari with an iron fist, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, frequent executions, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 5.79 billion Aleis are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The tiny, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Education and Healthcare are also considered important, while Welfare and International Aid aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Telkopo. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 4.3%.

The thriving Alein economy, worth 453 trillion Shills a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is fairly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Soda Sales, Information Technology, and Gambling. Average income is 78,255 Shills, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 305,563 per year while the poor average 13,669, a ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Visitors to Violet Rock City are stunned to learn that they must memorize the "99 Principles" before entering, justice is available only to those who can afford its price tag, the comic book series 'Emperor Renari and the Villainous Corporate Cronies' is a best-seller, and employers may fire workers without giving any reason. Crime, especially youth-related, is a major problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Aleister's national animal is the Bennu, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Reverence.

Aleister is ranked 100,879th in the world and 3,390th in The East Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 50.69 on the Human Development Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 165thTop
Most Influential: 2,408thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,999thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3,093rdHighest Crime Rates: 3,588thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,963rdFattest Citizens: 6,580thMost Avoided: 7,169thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 7,190thLargest Retail Industry: 7,532ndTop
Largest Gambling Industry: 8,476thMost Rebellious Youth: 8,751stLargest Insurance Industry: 10,733rdMost Armed: 11,561stHighest Disposable Incomes: 12,353rdGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 13,349thMost Corrupt Governments: 14,892ndHighest Drug Use: 15,219th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 11th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 45th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 46th in the regionTop
Highest Crime Rates: 76th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 104th in the regionMost Avoided: 124th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 132nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 137th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 154th in the regionMost Influential: 158th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 169th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 211th in the regionMost Armed: 228th in the regionLargest Black Market: 251st in the regionTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 293rd in the regionLargest Populations: 299th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 330th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 344th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 344th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 400th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 436th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 458th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 499th in the region

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