What makes us certain that progress is a thing and that we can keep score of it? As this past week shows, once you start scoring history, others can tote up precisely the opposite results.
The latest United Nations Human Development Report compiles statistics on life expectancy, education and access to human resources in order to compose the Human Development Index.
The latest United Nations Human Development Report provides like no other a comprehensive snapshot of the progress and regress of nations.
It has been widely reported in the Globe and elsewhere that Canada ranks number 2 in the just-released OECD Better Life Index, outstripped only by Australia.
Africafiles: The Pulse
Questioning progress made after two years of power-sharing in Zimbabwe.
How we count things up says a great deal about us. The GDP is like a household that counts only its income and ignores expenses, debts, what the kids need and myriad other things.