The Book of Threes

U.S. HAS REGRESSED TO A THIRD-WORLD NATION

STUDY BY MIT ECONOMIST: U.S. HAS REGRESSED TO A THIRD-WORLD NATION FOR MOST OF ITS CITIZENS Institute For New Economic The richest large economy in the world, says Peter Temin, Professor Emeritus of Economics at MIT, is coming to have an economic and political structure more like a developing nation. We have entered a phase […]

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Bjorn Lomborg

My suggestion is that we should first work to ensure the Third World has clean drinking water and sanitation.

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Virgil Goode

If the massive invasion is not stopped, we are going to be flooded to the extent that we will drift into third world status. For our children and for our grandchildren, we cannot fail on this issue.

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Roma Downey

I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries, mostly Third World. It just happened that my schedule opened up at the time they were heading to Vietnam.

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Ahmed Ben Bella

In two years, there were 22 military coups d’etat, essentially in Africa and the third world. The coup d’etat of Algiers, in 1965, is what opened the path.

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Miriam Makeba

And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite.

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Trisha Goddard

If you go to most third world countries, the older woman dispenses advice to the arguing couple while other members of the family, or even the village, sit around and listen. It is no big deal.

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David Korten

My own experience in the third world was that even if people started to make more money, the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.

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John McCarthy

Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries’ failure to advance.

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