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World Powers Jockey for Position

The position they jockey for is ‘World Leadership’ or, at least, leadership in the world. A big part of ‘leadership’, maybe the biggest, is getting ‘followers.’ In simple barnyard terms, ‘the big lead the small.’ So, what is it to … Continue reading

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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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