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    Default Debunking myths about the "Third World", interesting video


    It's quite heavy on the statistics/graphics, though it's all in a fairly simple and understandable way. I found it fascinating because it addresses a lot of preconceptions about the so-called Third World, like its economic development rate, or the tendency to talk about African countries as one homogenous group.

    Anyway, it's worth a look.
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    Wow, that was awesome! Very interesting. I'll be forwarding it around a bit.
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    Thanks for posting that, it was interesting to see the overlap of countries and their economies.
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