Economic Growth, Population and Poverty Numbers

I normally don't do numbers. But in this post, I will have to refer to numbers because wealth and poverty have to be understood quantitatively too. So let's do the numbers. It is an amazing fact that extreme poverty has fallen both in absolute and relative terms. The world’s population living in extreme poverty has … Continue reading Economic Growth, Population and Poverty Numbers

The British are Gone but the British Raj Lives on

"It was [in India] the British learned the art of imperial power. ... India was decisive. It gave Britain the resources, the market, the manpower, and the prestige to build a world-wide empire. And in the years to come they worked feverishly to secure that prize."  https://youtu.be/F7GOh8qlLwQ The British Empire could not have been possible … Continue reading The British are Gone but the British Raj Lives on