[Marxism] United Nations Human Indicators Index 2004

andrew c pollack andypollack at juno.com
Wed Jul 21 16:38:07 MDT 2004


Page 12 on the PDF has inequality figures for Europe and US. I believe it
was to another list that I posted the Daily News article headlining
Ireland's high poverty rate yet in its last line admitting the US
inequality rate was higher than the 10 European countries listed!
On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 12:48:53 -0400 Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> writes:
> Is now available at: 
> http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2004/pdf/hdr04_HDI.pdf
> 
> It is *highly* interesting that for the first time ever Cuba has 
> made it 
> into the High human development grouping that includes the G-8 
> nations, 
> etc. Considering the economic warfare being waged against this 
> country, 
> the impact of the collapse of its main trading partner, etc., this 
> is 
> about as great a testimony to the superiority of a planned economy 
> and 
> socialism as you are going to find.
> 
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