Historically , why did developing countries fail to advance in their economic development while AICs advanced? World System Theory explains: Power structure: Colonialism/Imperialism Unequal Trade relations: Core vs. periphery Technology: Manual/Industrial ODL/NDL based on:
Imperialism and the Balance of Power
Take up the White Man's burden--Send forth the best ye breed--Go bind your sons to exileTo serve your captives' need;To wait in heavy harness,On fluttered folk and wild--Your new-caught, sullen peoples,Half-devil and half-child.
The spheres of power of organized religion and the nation state are distinctly separated by conventions and judicial decisions:
Thomas Jefferson (A Founding Father of the US) wrote in his letter to the Danbury Baptists Association in 1802: "wall of separation between church and state,"
The size of the flag shows the relative size of the government's income
Africa in the Early Twentieth Century (see, Map)
GDP and GDP growth rate 2010http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2011/06/straight.htm
Burkina Faso Cotton Production: Shares of Farmers Unions, French Holding company & the State
Burkina Faso cotton growers protest low prices, French Holding company & the State Apr 28, 2011