|Animal||sound of silence|
The United Kingdom of Carvell is a huge, genial nation, renowned for its smutty television, state-planned economy, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, devout population of 478 million Carvellians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.
The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hell. The average income tax rate is 66.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The very strong Carvellian economy, worth 38.5 trillion Punts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Book Publishing, and Information Technology. Average income is 80,503 Punts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
A video of Leader wearing shock-blue face paint and smashing an electric guitar in front of a frenzied crowd is on endless repeat on the nightly news, soldiers find that home gadgets and power tools are more effective as improvised weapons than the guns they've been issued, ratings for sitcom reruns are often much higher than election debates, and referenda can be called for any law at the request of at least one third of the voting population. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Carvell's national animal is the sound of silence, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Carvell was endorsed by The WP Guardian Nation of BIteland.
- : Carvell was endorsed by The Holy Crimson n Navy Factory of Aluminum Oxynitride.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, referenda can be called for any law at the request of at least one third of the voting population.
- : Carvell was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, ratings for sitcom reruns are often much higher than election debates.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, soldiers find that home gadgets and power tools are more effective as improvised weapons than the guns they've been issued.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, a video of Leader wearing shock-blue face paint and smashing an electric guitar in front of a frenzied crowd is on endless repeat on the nightly news.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, school lunches are made with hypo-allergenic wood pulp.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, bars are packed at all hours.
- : Following new legislation in Carvell, the government-sponsored autobiography 'A Leader For All Seasons' has only been bought by the most loyal of Leader's supporters.
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