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Surging middle classes eclipsing global poverty

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posted on May, 18 2011 @ 01:34 AM
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Surging middle classes eclipsing global poverty


www.msnbc.msn.com

The world will, for the first time in history, move from being mostly poor to mostly middle-class by 2022, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development projects. Asians, by some predictions, could constitute as much as two-thirds of the global middle class, shifting the balance of economic power from West to East. Already, some analyses of International Monetary Fund data suggest that the size of the Chinese economy could eclipse that of the United States in just five years.
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posted on May, 18 2011 @ 01:34 AM
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As the world economy is being redefined so is the world becoming redefined. The world's middle class now grows at a phenomenal rate as America's middle class diminishes.


The new members of the middle class have been praised for their work ethic, like the shopkeepers, tradesmen, and professionals who spurred the Industrial Revolution.

But they also differ in fundamental ways. They come from communal societies that rein in the individualism prized in 1800s America. Their exposure to the pitfalls of the West's extravagant consumerism often makes them more frugal and environmentally conscious. And they are hesitant – for now, at least – to risk prosperity for political freedom.


The industrialized western nations are selling-out and its people have mostly been sold-out, which all has been helping to create this world boom. The US and other are in decline and their populace has not been pleased or satisfied with the directions they have been taking in the past decade or so. Their economy has been hard-hit and near ready to lose its clout in the world standing. Is their system about to collapse as well, or will a solution be found to keep them as global leaders?

Does anyone have an answer? Does anyone have an answer?


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posted on May, 18 2011 @ 06:00 AM
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Originally posted by Erongaricuaro
Does anyone have an answer? Does anyone have an answer?


Well... I think so. I offer a solution:

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The Ethical Planetarian Party Platform - the structure

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If We have plentiful, freely available energy, everyOne's standard of living will increase. EVERYONE's. And We'll get rid of pollution from petro-fuels.



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 06:13 AM
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But already [in China] things are dramatically different. People have much more freedom in their lives."


So then why is the US of A poking its nose in Chinese affairs where so called 'freedom' and democracy are concerned? The Chinese are mostly happy, and that's the bottom line.



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 08:34 AM
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Originally posted by OrionHunterX

But already [in China] things are dramatically different. People have much more freedom in their lives."


So then why is the US of A poking its nose in Chinese affairs where so called 'freedom' and democracy are concerned? The Chinese are mostly happy, and that's the bottom line.



Also mentioned in the article: The Chinese man of the new middle class is very happy about a new car in his driveway, the man in India is delighted with his new indoor flush toilet in his house, and so on around the world life is changing for many. As world economy changes world policy also changes.

Many of these things Americans take for granted but life may be changing in the US. Prosperity seems to be heading towards other shores. Where does that leave the American man who is no longer content with what he has? He watches his freedoms and privacy also fly away. So what will be his concern in the future, his liberties? Or will his creature comforts that can presently be purchased at the nearest Wal-Mart be what is most important to him?

What will keep Americans "mostly happy"?



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 08:54 AM
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Good for them, hopfully they won't make the same mistakes Americans have made.



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 09:44 AM
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Uh, I hate to break it to you, but China and India are NOT environmentally conscious.



posted on May, 18 2011 @ 06:56 PM
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there are only two type of people in 'the system' the rich and poor.

middle class people are just poor people fooled into thinking they have wealth and a purpose.




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