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Chile: First world or Third world?

I have been in Chile for three weeks, based in Santiago but with overnight trips to a variety of different environments. Chile is an interesting country because it’s hard to determine if it is part of the first world or the third world. There is definitely a gulf between the ultra-modern capital and the countryside,

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The New Imperialism

Violent takeover (see the U.S. in Iraq) and repression (see China in Xinjiang or Tibet) still exist, but for the most part the new imperialism is much more subtle and powered by citizens rather than governments. In much of the world you will find Western tourists and small Chinese business owners working unconsciously together to shape the world in the

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