Is the UK really the world’s fifth-richest country if its poorest people are destitute?

Last Updated: September 16, 2022By Tags: , , , ,

Wasn’t it Jeremy Corbyn who said the best way to gauge a nation’s wealth isn’t to measure the fortunes of the richest but to check on the well-being of the poorest?

By the former standard, the UK is in fact among the top three countries; by the latter, it is doing very badly indeed. By contrast, Norway is higher than us from the top percentile to the bottom.

If you’re in the UK and have the average income, then by comparison with average incomes across the world, this is only the 12th richest country.

Sadly, this information has been made available only in a newspaper that is aimed at and read by the very wealthy; they get the facts. The rest of us get propaganda from the BBC and the mass media moguls.

You are being conned every which way.

Here’s the video clip that inspired the above:

Bear it in mind:

If you’re in hardship now, you’d be better-off in Slovenia.

Have YOU donated to my crowdfunding appeal, raising funds to fight false libel claims by TV celebrities who should know better? These court cases cost a lot of money so every penny will help ensure that wealth doesn’t beat justice.

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