Featuring Robert Zoellick, Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and former World Bank President; Robert Samuelson, weekly columnist for the Washington Post; Ronald Bailey, science correspondent for Reason magazine and Reason.com;Marian L. Tupy, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity at the Cato Institute; and Marc Garrett, CEO, Intridea, Inc.
A growing body of evidence points to dramatic improvements in human well-being. These improvements are especially striking in the developing world, but unfortunately, there is often a wide gap between the reality and public perception. A realistic look at the state of humanity must, in addition to recognizing persisting problems, acknowledge positive long-term developments. How best to do that?
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