Wow! Lots of good news you might have missed this year!!
Merry Christmas. If you're feeling down about the state of the world, I suggest this list by of 99 ways the world got better this year. It spans the environment, human rights, equality, reducing poverty, the decline of violence, & more.
Shocking news for pessimists: the many things going right in the world
“In a milestone for human rights in the Middle East, a Lebanese court issued a new judgement holding that homosexuality is not a crime” according to . For more on the shifting attitudes towards gay rights, visit:
In case you missed it, put together a list of 99 good news stories that happened around the world in 2018 to instill a bit of hope that there is progress being made in health, human rights, clean energy and more.
2 NTD stories made this list! The prevalence of intestinal worms in #Kenya fell to just 3% in 2018. AND #Ghana became the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate #trachoma! More good news to come in 2019!
If you’re feeling down about everything that went wrong in the world in 2018 (and, yes, there was a lot), then finish the year with this list of everything that went well.
One can be BOTH wide-eyed optimist on science, tech, progress—AND half-squinted skeptic of human nature, motives + manipulations. Here are 99 GOOD things you missed in 2018 📉crime, violence, war 📈global health + living standards conservation, tolerance
An antidote to apocalyptic anxieties: 99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn't Hear About in 2018
Despite what the media would have you believe, 2018 was the best year to be alive.
As we approach the end of the year, let's step back and acknowledge and celebrate the good things that happened this year - and this is a helpful summary of many of those events
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“Crime and murder rates declined in the United States’ 30 largest cities, with the murder rate for 2018 projected to be 7.6 percent lower than 2017” according to a . To find out more about the falling rate of violence, visit:
“The share of black men in poverty in the United States fell from 41% in 1960 to 18% today, and their share in the middle class rose from 38% to 57% in the same time” according to . For more on how inequality is falling:
Undoubtedly 2018 was a troubling year for those concerned with social justice, human rights, democracy & our planet – but there were also positive developments: here are 99 under-reported stories curated by - including in global health
“A new report showed that democracy is more widespread than ever. 6 in 10 of the world’s countries are now democratic — a post war record” according to . To find out more about the improving state of democracy, visit:
“A new report showed that the global fertility rate (average number of children a woman gives birth to) has halved since 1950.” according to . For more on the phenomenon called the “fertility transition” visit:
As the MSM reflects on all the horrible things that happened in 2018, here are 99 good things that happened, & not just the anodyne "feel good" stories news shows run in the final 5 minutes, but real quantifiable progress. Gratitude is warranted.
“The WHO certified Paraguay as having eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to be granted this status since Cuba in 1973” according to . For more on progress made against malaria, visit:
“Quietly and unannounced, humanity crossed a truly amazing threshold this year. For the first time since agriculture-based civilization began 10,000 years ago, the majority of humankind is no longer poor or vulnerable to falling into poverty.”
I know it seems like a bleak future using 2018 as a starting point; but check out for a little optimism. ;-)
“99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2018” thanks for sharing! #inspired
2018 has bombarded us with a lot of negative news. But it is important to remember that the world is constantly improving on numerous fronts. Here are 99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2018. #HappyNewYear
Think the world is going to hell? It may only be the best time in the last 10,000 years or so.
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In the midst of all that sucks, a summary of 100 good-news stories from 2018. Last segment: ocean plastics — where the Senate has come alive in bipartisan effort.
And renewable energy is on the rise. Over the last ten years, global wind and solar power have risen by over 12,500%.
You can read the rest of the good news here. But remember, there's probably much, much more good news out there.
99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2018 - If we want to change the story of the human race in the 21st century, we need to change the stories we tell ourselves.
It is possible to make a difference. compiled a list of 99 impressive instances where people have tried to do good and succeeded
Under-reported good news to end the year.
As 2018 draws to a close, here's 99 things that happened across the globe during the last twelve months, that show that the world is moving in a positive direction: Via
"Remember how the global media worked itself into a frenzy over Cape Town’s water shortages and Day Zero in 2017? Strangely, nobody reported this year how the Mother City successfully averted the crisis."
An anthology of good news from 2018 that you may have missed. (With all of the political dumpster fires of 2018, I missed all of these.)
While there are worrying trends for democratic governance and our climate worldwide, there are also good news. May 2019 bring more✨🌍
Finish your 2018 with some good news. Lots of it.
99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2018
there's a lot of important material here on advances in conservation, health, etc... to keep the steady drumbeat of headlines in perspective
"99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn't Hear About in 2018": An end-of-year balm