Getting Better All the Time?

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Michael A. Cohen (no, not that one) and Micah Zenko have a radical proposal: The world is getting better, not worse.

Their book Clear and Present Safety looks beyond sensational and short-term political trends and finds that all global indicators have improved – as a result, Americans need not live in perpetual fear.




This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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