by Max Barry

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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,545thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,686thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,925th
The Republic of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Serve the common good
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Common Good

Population16.406 billion

LeaderMadam President

Animalhoney bee

The Republic of Common Good is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Madam President with a fair hand, and remarkable for its complete lack of prisons, hatred of cheese, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 16.406 billion Common Goodians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Graceland. The average income tax rate is 95.0%.

The thriving Common Goodian economy, worth a remarkable 1,739 trillion goods a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 106,046 goods, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The seventh son of a seventh son is fated to be a millionaire, 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners, a new guerrilla marketing campaign for tap water involves government agents spraying random citizens with hose water, and the well-to-do in the West Pacific are never on time for important appointments. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Common Good's national animal is the honey bee, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Common Good is ranked 205,101st in the world and 5,453rd in the West Pacific for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring -10.1 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,545thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,686thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,925thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,958thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,041stMost Influential: 2,084thTop
Most Pacifist: 2,374thMost Stationary: 2,731stMost Advanced Public Education: 3,038thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,059thBest Weather: 3,486thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,508thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,864thSafest: 3,930thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,038thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,411thNicest Citizens: 4,580thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,992ndMost Cultured: 5,771stSmartest Citizens: 6,691stLongest Average Lifespans: 6,957thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,262ndMost Rebellious Youth: 7,932ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,983rdLargest Governments: 8,026thHealthiest Citizens: 8,635thHighest Economic Output: 9,038thMost Inclusive: 10,788thLargest Populations: 11,094thTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 11,907thHighest Poor Incomes: 13,961st
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 28th in the regionMost Stationary: 30th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 31st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 48th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 53rd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 55th in the regionMost Influential: 60th in the regionTop
Most Pacifist: 63rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 68th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 70th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 71st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 74th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 80th in the regionBest Weather: 82nd in the regionLargest Populations: 85th in the regionSafest: 90th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 93rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 106th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 113th in the regionNicest Citizens: 114th in the regionMost Cultured: 128th in the regionLargest Governments: 151st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 153rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 158th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 158th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 158th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 160th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 199th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 246th in the regionMost Inclusive: 296th in the regionTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 318th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 418th in the regionMost Developed: 528th in the regionNudest: 561st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 584th in the region

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