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Extremes of Wealth and Poverty

I often return to the trove of statistical data on the world’s 242 sovereign states and dependent territories, as detailed online in The World Factbook of the CIA. Here are some conclusions and speculations derived from the data in the chart displayed … Continue reading

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The Dismal Record of African Leadership…

…and the Past Role of European Countries Who am I to say this, and how dare I say it? I am merely responding to the announcement made by the prize committee of The Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African … Continue reading

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