BOOK REVIEW: Humanity’s triumphs over ten scourges

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Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future, by Johan Norberg

THE headline of a Financial Times article ahead of new year 2015 read: ‘Battered, bruised and jumpy – the whole world is on edge’.

Fifty-eight percent of those who voted for Britain to leave the EU said that life is worse today than it was thirty years ago.

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