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Poorest New Zealanders Live Better than Kings

You've probably heard the old socialist line, "the rich get richer while the poor get poorer." Like everything else that socialists believe, this is completely false. Globally, income inequality has been dropping as third-world nations join the global trade networks. The choices in food that the average New Zealander has are better than those King Louis XIV had. We have all the knowledge in the world at our fingertips. It's mindbogglingly amazing.

You can watch the whole 6 minute PragerU video by Daniel Hannan here:

As much as the left likes to whinge about colonialism, even the worst off Maori today lives better than the most powerful chief did 200 years ago. Even the poorest immigrant today lives a much better life than the settlers of 200 years gone by.

We live better than kings, and far too often do people forget it.