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THE WORLD CONDENSED


WORDS AND NUMBERS 1/3


NUMBER OF U.S. DEATHS ATTRIBUTED TO FACTORS RESULTING FROM THE COUNTRY’S INEQUALITIES


0.5


PERCENT OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION THAT HOLDS ONE THIRD OF THE WORLD’S WEALTH


2 PRICE IN PENCE OF PERSONAL


INFORMATION SOLD BY CORRUPT CALL CENTRE STAFF IN INDIA


7


PERCENT OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION THAT PRODUCES UP TO HALF OF ALL


THE WORLD’S EMISSIONS. OR, PERCENT OF THE WORLD’S EMISSIONS PRODUCED BY HALF OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION


80


PERCENT OF THE MEDIAN DEBT TO GDP RATIO IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES,


ROUGHLY TWICE THAT OF THE DEBT TO GDP RATIO OF EMERGING ECONOMIES


171


PERCENT INCREASE IN CO2 EMISSIONS BY CHINA SINCE 2000. CHINA NOW


EMITS MORE CO2 THAN THE U.S. AND CANADA COMBINED


1,500


NUMBER OF OCCUPY WALL STREET PROTESTS AROUND THE GLOBE


9,030


HEIGHT IN MILES OF U.S. DEBT, IF ALL $14.3 TRILLION OF IT WAS STACKED UP USING $100 BILLS


1,000,000,000,000


ROUGHLY THE AMOUNT, IN POUNDS, OF THE UK’S NATIONAL DEBT


6


ARAB SPRING MOVEMENTS OWS MOVEMENTS


LARGE - 5,000 to 3,000 protesters MEDIUM - 3,000 to 1,000 protesters SMALL - less then 1,000 protesters


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