The Greatest Nation?

How top-level economic statistics present a misleading picture of the USA’s wealth and power

Allan Milne Lees
15 min readNov 19, 2023

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Image credit: NY Daily News

To begin with the positives, the USA was the first nation in history to be founded on rational concepts. Its Constitution represented a significant advance in the ordering of human affairs. For all its many flaws, omissions, and false assumptions, it nevertheless attempted…

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Allan Milne Lees

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