The Wealthiest Nation in Human History
That would be the United States. We surpassed any other nation/kingdom/empire in terms of wealth long ago.
What are we doing with it? We spend more and any other nation on military equipment designed to annihilate any perceived foreign threat that we come across.
But as a nation we refuse to spend money on things that would improve people’s lives or make life a bit easier for the people living here. They didn’t earn it after all is the usual statement. So why exactly have all this wealth if we aren’t going to use it for the benefit of the…