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Progress : ten reasons to look forward to the future

Author: Johan Nordberg
Publisher: London : Oneworld, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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It's on the televisions, in the papers and in our minds. Every day we're bludgeoned by news of how bad everything is - financial collapse, unemployment, growing poverty, environmental disasters, disease, hunger, war. But the rarely acknowledged reality is that the economic and social progress of the past few decades has been unprecedented and that by almost any index you care to identify, things are markedly better  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Johan Nordberg
ISBN: 1780749511 9781780749518
OCLC Number: 958121231
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: Johan Nordberg.

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`Reminds us that headlines are misleading and that history and data show that life has been getting radically better in every way'. -- Steven Pinker * <i>Observer Read more...

 
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