Journalist Philip Coggan has pointed out that -
In 1940, 20% of US homes had no electric light.
In 1940, 30% of US homes had no running water.
In 1800, 85% of the world lived in absolute poverty.
In 1800, no country had a life expectancy of over 40.
More: The 10,000-Year Rise of the World Economy by Philip Coggan.
'Monopolists' Brin and Bezos.
Coggan supports Adam Smith who wrote that a liberal economic order is to be protected at all costs from the partisans of monopoly.
Of course there are problems today - such as the instability of global finance.
Video on the New World order - 2012.
In 1800, the population of Java was 1 million.
Today the population of Java is over 100 million.
Life has got better on Java.
The main problems on Java include -
1. The 'West' pouring in billions to make the area more Islamic and thus easier to control.
2. The continuing spread of TB, Typhus and orther killer diseases.
3. The Pentagon's control of the top Indonesian generals who in turn control the 'terrorists', top politicians and top officials.