A girl shows her handiwork, made at Huachuanlu Primary School in Qingdao, China, on March 27. China has shown dramatic poverty reduction in recent decades, though reducing it remains a policy priority, especially for the rural areas. Photo: Xinhua
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

In a world awash with false ideas, ‘factful’ thinking can help us recognise the progress we have made

David Dodwell says the work of the late Hans Rosling shows why we have tended to overlook extraordinary human progress in recent decades, and how we can continue it if we maintain international cooperation

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A girl shows her handiwork, made at Huachuanlu Primary School in Qingdao, China, on March 27. China has shown dramatic poverty reduction in recent decades, though reducing it remains a policy priority, especially for the rural areas. Photo: Xinhua
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