Everything is Awesome

Life expectancy is up. Starvation is down. Things are good. At least, that’s this layman’s reading of these 11 maps and charts collected by Vox: The world is getting better all the time. (On the other hand, Trump.)

+ The tide of awesomeness is not lifting all boats. From Newshour: More children are in poverty today than before the Great Recession. And this breathtaking stat from the NYT: Disasters, both natural and weather-related, displaced 19 million in 2014.

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