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  • htrayl@lemmy.world
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    toMemes@sopuli.xyzeuphoric recall
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    4 days ago

    Things that have been improving:

    • Global poverty rate (going down)
    • Global average lifespan (going up)
    • Global literacy rate (going up)
    • Global internet access (going up)
    • Global infant mortality and maternal mortality (going down)

    The reality is, most of the world by many metrics is getting better over time. There are things that threaten this (climate change and increasing authorititarianism) and it has slowed, but overall we are still generally positive trajectory wise. In fact, I would say that in most metrics that matter, we are improving.












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    topolitics @lemmy.worldDEA to reclass marijuana to Schedule III
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    1 month ago

    This thread demonstrates the idealogical purism and lack of pragmatic political expectations from leftists and progressives. There is literally nothing the Biden admin can do that will ever be enough because it doesn’t match some rosy fucking dreamland that only lives in your heads. Descheduling is huge, and signals the end of 100 years of madness with cannabis laws. If you want more, then we need to have more legislative power to implement it.

    This is a fucking win, dumbasses.