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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 99thMost Valuable International Artwork: 704thMost Advanced Public Education: 1,309th
The Dissociative State of
Civil Rights Lovefest Nation-Hating Hippies
Where everyone goes home with a free mattress!
Dr Norvak Dolokai
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Hardscrabble

Population9.204 billion

CapitalSquash Flats
LeaderDr Norvak Dolokai

Currencyflorgon
Animalwood shrew

The Dissociative State of Hardscrabble is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Dr Norvak Dolokai with a fair hand, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, rampant corporate plagiarism, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 9.204 billion Hardscrabblers hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, liberal, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Administration, and Healthcare are also considered important, while Defense and Spirituality are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Squash Flats. The average income tax rate is 96.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Hardscrabblean economy, worth a remarkable 1,612 trillion florgons a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 175,174 florgons, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Crime is on the rise as online youths compete to vlog the most shocking scenes of violence, it's considered a civil right to be allowed to neglect and mistreat your own children, the state believes that nature-oriented summer camps will somehow solve youth crime, and the canal flows through the land like a twisty turny thing. Crime is totally unknown. Hardscrabble's national animal is the wood shrew, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Hardscrabble is ranked 217,708th in the world and 9,823rd in The North Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -473.52 on the Hayek Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 99thMost Valuable International Artwork: 704thMost Advanced Public Education: 1,309thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,414thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,517thMost Pacifist: 1,533rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,602ndMost Influential: 1,659thNicest Citizens: 1,739thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,762ndRudest Citizens: 1,843rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,867thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,066thMost Inclusive: 2,163rdTop
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Smartest Citizens: 2,291stMost Developed: 2,365thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,404thMost Cultured: 2,621stSafest: 2,755thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,278thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,416thBest Weather: 3,486thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,624thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,833rdLargest Governments: 3,884thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,183rdLargest Publishing Industry: 4,361stMost Efficient Economies: 6,605thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,640thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,030thMost Secular: 8,061stHighest Average Incomes: 9,076thNudest: 9,722ndHighest Economic Output: 9,933rdMost Subsidized Industry: 10,113thHealthiest Citizens: 10,244thTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 16,018thLowest Crime Rates: 17,021stMost Politically Free: 17,625thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 18,041stMost Extensive Civil Rights: 18,993rd
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Most Advanced Public Education: 58th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 68th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 68th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 85th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 88th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 100th in the regionMost Pacifist: 103rd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 108th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 110th in the regionNicest Citizens: 115th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 116th in the regionRudest Citizens: 122nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 130th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 130th in the regionMost Cultured: 133rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 136th in the regionMost Developed: 137th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 155th in the regionSafest: 160th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 171st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 183rd in the regionLargest Governments: 200th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 201st in the regionBest Weather: 205th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 205th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 226th in the regionMost Politically Free: 254th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 313th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 350th in the regionNudest: 357th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 380th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 411th in the regionMost Secular: 432nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 442nd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 449th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 510th in the regionLargest Populations: 531st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 570th in the regionMost Influential: 644th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 771st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 771st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 866th in the region

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