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America: The Grim Truth

An interesting take on expatriation.

America: The Grim Truth

Americans, I have some bad news for you:

You have the worst quality of life in the developed world – by a wide margin.

If you had any idea of how people really lived in Western Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and many parts of Asia, you’d be rioting in the streets calling for a better life. In fact, the average Australian or Singaporean taxi driver has a much better standard of living than the typical American white-collar worker.

I know this because I am an American, and I escaped from the prison you call home.

I have lived all around the world, in wealthy countries and poor ones, and there is only one country I would never consider living in again: The United States of America. The mere thought of it fills me with dread.

Consider this: you are the only people in the developed world without a single-payer…

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About Nick Irving

Hello! My name is Nick Irving, and this blog is/was mostly about public relations and social media. It originally started as part of a public relations class, but I really enjoyed doing it and kept up for a little while. I currently work at the Worldwide Leader in Sports ESPN and unfortunately don't have much time to post much anymore. To see more info about me, feel free to connect on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/nlirving/.

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