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affluence

a flooh uhns

  • n  abundant wealth

  • That our century closes amid unprecedented American affluence, with democracy and free markets the prevailing global wisdom, owes more to FDR than to any other individual leader.
  • The twixters aren't lazy, the argument goes, they're reaping the fruit of decades of American affluence and social liberation.
  • Many Asian nations are fundamentally moving toward affluence, and I think will continue to do so in the 21st century.
News & Articles

  • Reaching out to Montgomery County's homeless
    The largest Montgomery County homeless shelter was full one recent day. That might surprise some, since Montgomery County has a reputation for affluence and residences big and resplendent enough to host royalty.
    June 21, 2013 - Philly.com
  • World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013
    World Refugee Day 2013 is hardly a celebration. Affluent nations are struggling now, but without the labour and resources of weak nations, the affluence will disappear altogether. Help is most definitely needed for those who suffer so much more than we do, wherever they are.
    June 20, 2013 - EARTHtimes.org
  • World Refugee Day, 20th June 2013
    World Refugee Day 2013 is hardly a celebration. Affluent nations are struggling now, but without the labour and resources of weak nations, the affluence will disappear altogether. Help is most definitely needed for those who suffer so much more than we do, wherever they are.
    June 20, 2013 - EARTHtimes.org
Quotes

  • Margaret Chan in Xinhua
    The lion's share of these limited supplies will go to wealthy countries. Again we see the advantage of affluence. Again we see access denied by an inability to pay,Chan said.
  • Alan Johnson in Times Online
    In remarks sure to prompt new claims of Labour "class war", Johnson, a former postman, said: "The Conservatives are the party of inherited wealth, private education and conspicuous affluence."
  • Malcolm Turnbull in Melbourne Herald Sun
    There is not one person in the Parliament who has been delivered greater affluence and personal benefits through 'neo-liberal policies',Turnbull says of Rudd.

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