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Third World

The great battleground for the defense and expansion of freedom today is the whole southern half of the globe... the lands of the rising peoples. Their revolution is the greatest in human history. They seek an end to injustice, tyranny and exploitation. More than an end, they seek a beginning.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

The Third World is not a reality but an ideology.

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) German-born American political philosopher.

History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the movements of the world gave a chance for it.

Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) British economist.