Socialist France, Sweden Wealthier than US

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    Not that there is any doubt about it..but..when was the last time France saved anyone from ethnic cleansing. They had a perfect opportunity in the Balkans. And Swizterland? They helped Iranians deal with a massive earthquake, when? And I am not talking about throwing money at it..boots on the ground. How about Thailand? India?

    The United States does an awful lot of good around the globe. It ain't cheap.
     
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    The "wealth" could remain stagnate, and the population could drop, allowing the amount of wealth per capita to rise.

    Perhaps the inverse ratio, population/GDP would be more meaningful?
     
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    Small ponds.
     
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    When you get a weird internal, like the Australia number, you sort of wonder.

    but we have had a very very bad couple of years.
     
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    How many Mexican Migrants ended up in Australia between 2000 and 2010?

    Its a long swim.
     
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    I suspect if you look at AU thier currency has prob risen vs dollar. This is the first I've seen of a chart like this. Thanks for posting.
    I did think ours was below $230,000 obviously it includes home equity.
     
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    There are many factors that skew this..but quality of life is pretty good in those countries. Probably better then in the US in some cases.
     

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