Our World In Data: The world is much better; The world is awful; The world can be much better
Max Roser entitled their article for Our World In Data: "The world is much better; The world is awful; The world can be much better." At first glance these three statements seem mutually exclusive, right?
"We have to study the data to know all three perspectives on global living conditions. By studying the world through data these facts are impossible to miss. But the facts of how the world is changing are not known to most of usbecause many of the writers that report on how the world is changing do not take the data seriously. This needs to change...We know that it is possible to make the world a better place because we already did it." - Max Roser
Read the full article to learn more about how all these perspectives can be simultaneously true, via the lens of a global health journalist, at: Our Data - The world is much better; The world is awful; The world can be much better.