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The Kingdom of the Three Isles
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New York Times Democracy

Postby The Kingdom of the Three Isles » Wed May 15, 2024 12:26 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[*] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[*] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[*] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[*] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[*] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[*] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[*] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[*] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[*] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[*] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[*] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[*] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[*] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[*] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[*] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[*] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[*] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[*] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[*] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[*] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[*] There is one: Liberal democracy I guess?
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Bolshaya » Fri May 17, 2024 2:11 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[X] Other: Fortiscracy: The strongest (psychically) rule.


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[X] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[X] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[X] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[X] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[X] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[X] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[X] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[_] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[X] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Juggalocracy: Ideology where underground music listeners rule government
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section? No
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Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Changjo » Fri May 17, 2024 3:04 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[x] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[X] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[X] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[X] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[X] None: no overall ideology in power

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Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Heldervin » Fri May 17, 2024 6:43 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[X] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[X] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[X] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[X] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[X] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[X] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[X] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[X] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[X] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[X] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[_] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[X] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: Primarily socialism
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?

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Deathbrutalia
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Posts: 4
Founded: May 13, 2024
Father Knows Best State

Postby Deathbrutalia » Fri May 17, 2024 11:34 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[X] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[X] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[X] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[X] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[X] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[X] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[X] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[_] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[X] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[X] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[_] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[X] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Posts: 221
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Scytharum » Sat May 18, 2024 3:55 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[X] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[X] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[X] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[X] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[X] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Catholicism/Catholic Distributism (Largely the same as its real life counterpart)
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Posts: 112
Founded: Dec 13, 2023
New York Times Democracy

Postby Israel and the Sinai » Sat May 18, 2024 4:50 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[X] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[X] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[X] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[X] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[X] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[X] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Centrist Party and Republican Party
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Posts: 7554
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Left-Leaning College State

Postby Nordengrund » Sat May 18, 2024 9:28 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[X] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[X] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[X] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[X] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[X] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[X] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[X] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[X] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Posts: 20
Founded: May 26, 2024
Father Knows Best State

Postby Sanglai » Wed May 29, 2024 1:42 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[X] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[X] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[X] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[X] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[X] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[X] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[X] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[X] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[X] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[X] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[X] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes

By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Confucian Monarchism is a Hybrid regime, economically center-right ideology inhabiting the lower center of the authoritarian right quadrant. It believes in a semi-centralized state, meritocratic advancement, and a strong devotion to Confucian principles and the monarchy. It believes the best way to achieve national prosperity is through a blend of traditional values, hierarchical order, and a market-based economy.
[_] None: no overall ideology in power
The Imperial Kingdom of Sanglai
桑萊帝國

A Confucian-Asian monarchy in Southeast Asia, established upon a peace agreement between the Southern Song and the Yuan Dynasty in 1279.


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Tristis
Political Columnist
 
Posts: 2
Founded: May 19, 2024
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Tristis » Wed May 29, 2024 3:05 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[X] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[X] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[X] Stratocracy: members of the military
[X] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[X] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[X] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[X] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[X] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[X] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[X] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[_] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[X] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[X] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[X] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[X] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[X] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[_] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[X] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[_] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[X] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Open unabashed imperialism combined with intensely lassiez-faire capitalism
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
One of the two 'bad guy' puppets of Avinis. This one leans more cartoonish, so basically a meme nation, but RP will be semi-serious still.

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Gesaria
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Posts: 34
Founded: Mar 25, 2024
Mother Knows Best State

Postby Gesaria » Fri May 31, 2024 1:01 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_} Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:Autocratic Oligarchy

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[X] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[X] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[X] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[X] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[X] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[X] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:Multiple Parties can compete,but they're largely obsolete and controlled by a single party anyway

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[X] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[X] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[X] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[x] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[X] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[X] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: GESOC(ideology of total rule by the Party)
Gesarism(belief of Gesar as a major religious force and his chosen people)
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
While Gesaria is an Absolute Monarchy,due to the young age of the current monarch(12),a Supreme Leader is elected who acts like a dictator.
The Queendom of Gesaria(Ve Kaynshig nas Gyesaryn)
ཋེ ཀཡྣ​ཤིག ནས ངྱེསརྱྣ​ - ᠤᠤᠯ-ᠭᠶᠡᠰᠠᠷ - تهي قوييندوم وف عيساريا - Դհե Գւէնտոմ ոֆ Կեսարիա - טהי ךשיינדום וף ‌יסאריא - ठे क़ुऐन्दोम ओफ़ ङेसरिअ - Θε Qυεενδομ οφ Γεσαρια - Тхе Куеендом оф Гесариа
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epic_of_King_Gesar

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Kazhaner
Civil Servant
 
Posts: 8
Founded: May 20, 2024
Father Knows Best State

Postby Kazhaner » Sun Jun 09, 2024 10:53 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
*Personal autonomy is left mostly unrestricted, but political activities are not
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[X] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[X] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[X] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[X] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[X] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[X] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[X] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[X] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[X] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[_] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[X] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[X] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[X] Other: See more information on the Kažanese mode of production here


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: See the 'Philosophy and ideology' section of administration factbook.
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Note that Kážanēr exists in a fantasy world with 17th century level technology, so its political system is difficult to classify according to our modern categories.
Last edited by Kazhaner on Sun Jun 09, 2024 11:01 am, edited 1 time in total.
Árudlaya Kážanēr
The sun-soaked riverlands.
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Overview | Administration | Pronunciation

A tropical Asia-inspired empire on the subcontinent of Arányū, in a fantasy world of matchlocks and magic.
FanT/PT (approx. 17th century)
NS Stats are not canon.

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Peocolovistan
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Posts: 71
Founded: Apr 02, 2024
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Peocolovistan » Sun Jun 09, 2024 10:58 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[x] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[x] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[x] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[x] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[x] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[x] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[x] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[x] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[x] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[x] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions



By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[x] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[x] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[x] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[x] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[x] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[x] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[x] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[_] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[x] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[x] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Sum Tash
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Posts: 397
Founded: Apr 26, 2023
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Sum Tash » Sun Jun 09, 2024 11:05 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[X] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[X] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[X] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[X] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[X] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Kyriarsk
Civilian
 
Posts: 1
Founded: Apr 25, 2024
Democratic Socialists

Postby Kyriarsk » Sun Jun 09, 2024 11:59 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[X] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[X] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[X] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[X] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[X] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[X] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[X] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[X] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[X] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[X] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[X] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[X] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Marxism/Leninism, Soviet Democracy, Dictatorship of the Proletariat
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?

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Azadisthan
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Posts: 9
Founded: Jun 07, 2024
Corporate Police State

Postby Azadisthan » Mon Jun 10, 2024 6:55 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[X] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[X] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[X] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[X] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[X] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[X] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[X] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[X] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[X] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[X] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:
 
[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:
 
[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[X] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[X] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[X] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[X] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[X] Neither: other form of ownership (A mixed economic system, including the business and economic aspects of Capitalism with the social responsibility of socialism)


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[X] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[X] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[_] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[X] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Conservative Orthodox Monarchical Feudalism
[_] None: no overall ideology in power
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Postmaster of the Fleet
 
Posts: 24278
Founded: Feb 28, 2011
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Distruzio » Mon Jun 10, 2024 10:22 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[X] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[X] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[X] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[X] most similar to a Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of the Church, the People, annd a large majority of the Aristocracy - has evolved, over time, to abandon ceremonial constrictions in favor of more authoritative rule.
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[X] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, is theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[X] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[X] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[_] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[X] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[X] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[X] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[X] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[X] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[X] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[_] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[X] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: hyper-reactionary caesaropapacy and rampant hostility to foreign influence
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Juansonia » Mon Jun 10, 2024 6:47 pm

Freedom and Political Power

By degree of civil and political rights:
[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology

By level of democracy:
[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society

By distribution of political power:
[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population

By unelected groups which control the government: // for this, ? means "to a mild, yet notable, extent"
[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[?] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[?] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[X] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)

Legislature and Elections

By number of chambers/houses in legislature:
[X] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power

By electoral system for lower or only chamber:
[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians
STV is used to elect individual representatives from each prefecture - parties need not be considered.

By party system:
[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[X] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[?] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office

Head(s) of State and Government

By type of head of state:
[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public

By selection of head of government:
[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house

Separation of Authorities

By civil-military relationship:
[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[ ] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions

By church-state relationship:
[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution

By legal system(s):
[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology

By form of constitution:
[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared

The Economy

By ownership of means of production:
[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[X] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:
[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation

By historical and theoretical economic systems:
[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)

Sovereignty and the State

By autonomy of subdivisions:
[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states

By sovereignty:
[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories

By state stability:
[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice

Additional Notes

By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[X] None: no overall ideology in power

Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Posts: 6
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Corrupt Dictatorship

Postby Novum Fascista Europa » Tue Jun 11, 2024 4:00 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[x] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[x] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[x] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[x] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[x] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[x] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[x] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[x] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[x] Unicameral: only one chamber
[_] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[x] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[x] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[x] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[x] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[x] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[x] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[x] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[x] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[x] Neither: other form of ownership
Government control of means of production organised into Corporations


By resource allocation:

[x] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation
Mostly a market economy

By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[x] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[x] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[x] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states
A mix of a federation and a confederation, mostly a federation however

By sovereignty:

[x] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[x] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[x] There is one: (describe here) New European Fascism
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Posts: 2
Founded: May 24, 2024
Democratic Socialists

Postby A t l a n t i a » Tue Jun 11, 2024 4:48 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[X] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[X] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[X] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[X] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[X] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?

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Posts: 74
Founded: May 09, 2023
Democratic Socialists

Postby Da Cunha » Tue Jun 11, 2024 6:26 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public (Constitutional monarchy which is by now purely ceremonial in nature)
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[X] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[X] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[X] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[X] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[X] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance (Has official state religion, but it is illegal to give that precedence or preferential treatment)
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[X] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[X] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[X] Other: None of the above feel right, but I do not know enough economic theory to say why. Probably kinda Distributist but with social-democratic and free-trade influences.


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[X] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: Social Democracy is the general baseline for centrism.
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?

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Arstotzkan Peoples Democratic Republic
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Founded: Dec 29, 2022
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Arstotzkan Peoples Democratic Republic » Thu Jun 13, 2024 1:47 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[_] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[X] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[_] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[X] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[X] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[X] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber [though they are often part of the major party, the APP, and so they are basically NL]
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[X] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[X] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[_] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[X] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[_] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[X] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[_] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[X] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[_] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[X] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[X] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society [there is money, called the Arstotzkan Ruble, known in arstotzkan as Arstotzkijan Rubil]
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[X] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[_] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[X] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[_] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[X] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: (describe here) Marxist Leninist
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section?
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Nation: Arstotzkan Peoples Democratic Republic
Tier: Tier 6 - Digital Discoverer (MT)
Level: Level 0 - Inept
Type: Regional Regent
Power Comparator: U.S.S.R(see below)
Special Notes about your civilization:it is a Dictatorship, and has many Ministries, like the M.O.A [Ministry of Admission], its the 2nd most powerful nation in the Arstotzkan region, only below that of the United Federation.
Any Improvement Suggestions for the Index? No
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Wisteria and Surrounding Territories
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Posts: 237
Founded: Jan 19, 2024
Corporate Bordello

Postby Wisteria and Surrounding Territories » Fri Jun 14, 2024 10:09 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[_] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[X] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[X] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[X] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[X] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[X] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[X] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[_] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[X] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[X] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[X] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: (The ruling party adheres strongly to Free-market Capitalism, Libertarianism, and Minarchism)
[_] None: no overall ideology in power
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America Maior
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Posts: 14
Founded: Jul 04, 2020
Anarchy

Commonwealth of America Political Systems Survey

Postby America Maior » Mon Jun 17, 2024 4:23 pm

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[X] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[X] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[X] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[X] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[X] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[_] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[_] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[X] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[X] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[X] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[_] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[X] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[_] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[_] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[X] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[X] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[_] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[X] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[X] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[X] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[X] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of constitution:

[X] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[X] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[X] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[_] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[_] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[X] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[_] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[X] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[X] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[X] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[X] There is one: A liberal ideology that emphasises personal freedoms, self-reliance and the ability to live one’s life without unnecessary intrusion is dominant in America, though it is split between more socially conservative and more socially liberal branches which dominate the Conservative and Liberal parties respectively.
[_] None: no overall ideology in power


Questions? Comments? Information about YN’s political system not included in any section? N/A
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West Coralonia
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Posts: 14
Founded: Mar 01, 2024
Left-Leaning College State

Postby West Coralonia » Tue Jun 18, 2024 1:36 am

Freedom and Political Power


By degree of civil and political rights:

[x] Liberal or libertarian: considerable level of civil liberties and political freedoms upheld
[_] Authoritarian: restriction of political activities and personal autonomy
[_] Totalitarian: total control of society in adherence to state ideology


By level of democracy:

[x] Democracy: rule by the voting public
[_] Dictatorship: rule by unelected rulers
[_] Hybrid regime: mix of democracy and dictatorship
[_] Anarchy: a stateless or non-hierarchical society


By distribution of political power:

[_] Autocracy: highly consolidated in single dictator
[_] Oligarchy: widely distributed among ruling elites
[x] Representative democracy: rule through elected representatives
[_] Direct democracy: direct decision making by voters
[_] Participative democracy: mix of representative and direct democracy
[_] Lottocracy: random selection of politicians from population


By unelected groups which control the government:

[_] Aristocracy: hereditary, privileged elites
[_] Technocracy: those with specific expertise
[_] Noocracy: those with general intellect
[_] Theocracy: religious officials representing state religion
[_] Plutocracy: the rich, according to their wealth
[_] Stratocracy: members of the military
[x] Corporatocracy: a single or few business corporations
[x] Particracy: one or more political parties, through their cadres
[_] Ethnocracy: a racial or ethnic group with legal supremacy
[_] Bureaucracy: unusually powerful civil servants
[_] Kritarchy: judges, acting as political leaders
[_] None: elite groups have limited control over the government
[_] Other: (describe here)


Legislature and Elections


By number of chambers/houses in legislature:

[_] Unicameral: only one chamber
[x] Bicameral: an upper and lower chamber
[_] Multicameral: three or more chambers
[_] No legislature: an advisory council acts as a consultative assembly with no legislative power


By electoral system for lower or only chamber:

[_] Proportional system: % share of votes determines share of seats
[_] Majoritarian system: seats won based on plurality or majority in each district
[x] Mixed system: compromise or combination of majoritarian and proportional systems
[_] Indirect or no election: elected or appointed by other politicians


By party system:

[_] One-party system: only one party is legally able to rule
[_] Dominant-party system: one party rules without effective opposition
[_] Two-party system: two opposing parties with limited third party competition
[x] Two-and-a-half-party system: two dominant parties with significant third party role
[_] Multi-party system: many political parties compete with each other
[_] Non-partisan system: political parties are absent from elections and political office


Head(s) of State and Government


By type of head of state:

[x] Republic: legitimacy of head of state formally derived from the people
[_] Constitutional monarchy: monarch has few actual powers by law or in practice
[_] Semi-constitutional monarchy: monarch exercises considerable but limited powers
[_] Absolute monarchy: absolute power resides in the monarch as the face of the nobility
[_] Hereditary republic: type of republic similar to monarchy, position of president-for-life inherited by political dynasty
[_] Elective monarchy: monarchy is chosen by group of people, not necessarily the public


By selection of head of government:

[_] Parliamentary system: chosen by confidence of legislature, head of state usually symbolic
[x] Presidential system: chosen independently of legislature, often head of state as well
[_] Semi-presidential system: power shared between parliamentary head of government and presidential head of state
[_] Provisional government: part of transitional government or coup junta following regime change
[_] Ex officio leader: in office by virtue of leading separate institution such as ruling party, state religion, or royal house


Separation of Authorities


By civil-military relationship:

[x] Civilian rule: civilian politicians have control over the military and its major decisions
[_] Military rule: military officers have an extensive role in major political decisions


By church-state relationship:

[_] Religious state: recognizes an official religion, can be (but not necessarily) theocratic
[x] Secular state ("soft secularism"): protects religious freedom through tolerance
[_] Secular state ("hard secularism"): separates religious practices from public life
[_] Atheist state: opposes the existence of religious faith


Laws and the Constitution


By legal system(s):

[x] Common law: legal precedent from judges has significant role, adversarial court system
[_] Civil law: emphasis on codified laws from legislatures, inquisitorial court system
[_] Religious law: derived from interpretations of religion(s)
[_] Customary law: informal or traditional legal systems
[_] Socialist law: civil law adapted to Marxist-Leninist ideology


By form of the constitution:

[x] Written constitution: supreme law of the land is codified in single document
[_] Unwritten constitution: uncodified body of customs, precedents, and various laws
[_] Constitution suspended: current government has no constitutional basis or martial law has been declared


The Economy


By ownership of means of production:

[x] Capitalism: private ownership of means of production, for profit, to invest in further economic activity
[_] Socialism: social ownership of means of production by the entire public, workers, and/or communes
[_] Neither: other form of ownership


By resource allocation:

[x] Market economy: relies on the market to distribute products based on supply and demand
[_] Planned economy: directs economy according to state planning to achieve desired results
[_] Mixed economy: makes significant use of both markets and planning
[_] Neither: other form of allocation


By historical and theoretical economic systems:

[_] Communism: stateless, classless, and moneyless society
[_] Distributism: private property owned evenly as possible, centers on communities and families
[_] Autarky: total or near total isolation from international trade
[_] Mercantilism: increase of exports, decrease of imports, and colonial expansion
[x] Feudalism: manorial system defined by peasants farming under lords
[x] Slave-based economy: dependent on slavery for labor, often in plantations
[_] Hunter-gatherer society: non-sedentary bands of foragers
[_] None: none of these systems are present
[_] Other: (describe here)


Sovereignty and the State


By autonomy of subdivisions:

[x] Unitary state: all powers are vested in the central government
[_] Devolution or decentralization: self-government exists, but may be revoked by central government
[_] Federation: self-government is entrenched in the constitution
[_] Confederation: cohesive military and economic league between governments
[_] Supranational union: central authority with loose decision making powers over member states


By sovereignty:

[x] Sovereign state: a state with independence from other states and control of its own territory
[_] Client state: a smaller state strongly influenced or controlled by a stronger one
[_] Occupied territory: a territory which has been invaded or annexed by another state
[_] Empire: one state has control over many states or territories


By state stability:

[x] Consolidated state: no imminent threats to public services or law and order
[_] Fragile state: severe decay of governmental functions other than national security
[_] Failed state: extensive loss of perceived legitimacy and monopoly on force
[_] Collapsed state: central government no longer exists in practice


Additional Notes


By official or dominant ideology:
[_] There is one: (describe here)
[x] None: no overall ideology in power


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