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The Sovereign Group of Companies of Glanst is a huge, efficient nation, renowned for its enslaved workforce, free-roaming dinosaurs, and compulsory gun ownership. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 708 million Glanstonians are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.
The relatively small, corrupt, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Shareholders' City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 16.9%.
The frighteningly efficient Glanstian economy, worth 122 trillion Atoms a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Retail, and Soda Sales. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an impressive 173,446 Atoms, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 515,715 per year while the poor average 45,734, a ratio of 11.3 to 1.
All gamers have been drafted into the military despite their lack of upper body strength, hit TV show 'The eXecution Factor' is a critical success, phone taps are frequently carried out by the police, and police officers often conceal their identities to safeguard against public complaints. Crime, especially youth-related, is a serious problem, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Glanst's national animal is the corporate shark, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to heavy metals seepage into national waterways.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Glanst, police officers often conceal their identities to safeguard against public complaints.
- : Following new legislation in Glanst, phone taps are frequently carried out by the police.
- : Following new legislation in Glanst, hit TV show 'The eXecution Factor' is a critical success.
- : Glanst was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Armed and the Top 10% for Most Advanced Defense Forces.
- : Glanst was endorsed by The People's Republic of Zankioa.
- : Glanst was endorsed by The Empire of Etanur.
- : Following new legislation in Glanst, all gamers have been drafted into the military despite their lack of upper body strength.
- : Glanst was endorsed by The Democracy of Avastate.
- : Glanst was endorsed by The Empire of Imperial Tenno.
- : Glanst voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Wartime Journalism Protection Act"".
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