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  • There's a lot going wrong in the world

  • "yeah I'm not a good guy"

  • "and when you're a star they let you do it."

  • "rained down bullets"

  • "brutal civil war"

  • Trump: "North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States."

  • But when you zoom out in a lot of big ways the world is getting better.

  • People living longer than ever. Global poverty is plummeting.

  • So many fewer people are going hungry. And deaths from the scourge of malaria

  • are dropping.

  • Children are doing better toochild mortality is dropping around

  • the world.

  • And so is child labor.

  • Deaths from war are over all headed downward

  • and recent decades have been historically less violent.

  • And though humanity faces a crisis with climate change

  • there is some good news.

  • More and more countries are signing on to global agreements to fight climate change and

  • coal production peaked in 2013 – it's now falling.

  • So today let's hope the world

  • keeps getting better and be grateful that it has been.

  • Couple more things to give thanks formy parents, to our world and data where so much of this data

  • comes from and to all of you for watching. Thank you.

There's a lot going wrong in the world

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    Samuel posted on 2018/01/31
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