Richer Vs 1800s

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In the article "The Formula for a Richer World? Equality, Liberty, Justice" it talks about many things having to do with the fact that we are doing much better money wise compared to the 1800's and 1900's. Proof of this is now shown in places like Ireland, Singapore, Finland and Italy poor people in those countries have food,shelter, a good source of healthcare and education compared to the 1800's-1900's. The article also focuses on the fact that most people think that the rich have become richer and the poor even poorer when in fact that's not true. Paul Collier, an Oxford economist states that "that 50 years ago, four billion out of five billion people lived in such miserable conditions. In 1800, it was 95 percent of one billion" which just
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