by Max Barry

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Most Primitive: 3,216thMost Stationary: 11,338th
The Great Irresponsibility of
New York Times Democracy New York Crimes So-Called Democracy
I'm evil, mean and bad, and I take what I can get
The Orc from the Bar
Owner and Orc of the Bar
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

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Population7.557 billion

CapitalTHE BAR
LeaderThe Orc from the Bar
FaithBelief in the Gods of Stone and Wood

CurrencyMultidimensional Dollar

The Great Irresponsibility of TheOrc is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by The Orc from the Bar with a fair hand, and renowned for its fear of technology, irreverence towards religion, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 7.557 billion Guests enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of THE BAR. The average income tax rate is 33.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but inefficient Guesty economy, worth 306 trillion Multidimensional Dollars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Basket Weaving, and Arms Manufacturing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 40,513 Multidimensional Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

Truth is often impossible to tell from fiction on the evening news, the average cargo freighter spends more than half its service life undergoing safety inspections, major cities are suffering under water rationing, and the delay between passed legislation and real world implementation is often a decade or longer. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. TheOrc's national animal is the Cthulhu, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Belief in the Gods of Stone and Wood.

TheOrc is ranked 136,586th in the world and 69th in The Bar on the corner of every region for Best Weather, with 95 Meters Of Sunlight.

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Most Stationary: 11,338th
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