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I. Magazines, Newspapers & Blogs

I.1 Coverage in 2018

Jul 28 - Tech Crunch - The Not Company is looking to start a food revolution from Chile - by Jonathan Shieber

Jul 23 - The New Yorker - Are Things Getting Better or Worse? - by Joshua Rothman

Jul 22 - City AM - We must defend liberalism and free trade more than ever - by Julian Harris

Jul 21 - HN Online - Nevhodné pre pesimistov: Päť dôvodov, ktoré vás presvedčia, že svet nemieri do záhuby (Unsuitable for pessimists: Five reasons to convince you that the world is not destroying itself - by Stanislava Luppová

Jul 18 - The Telegraph - Global health progress report: is the human race doomed or in bloom? - by Aisha Majid

Jul 12 - Global Investigative Journalism Network - GIJN’s Data Journalism Top 10: Deadly Cycling Cities, GIFs with a Bang and Sustainable Development - by Eunice Au

Jul 8 - Info Technology - Quién es el nuevo economista favorito de Bill Gates y qué piensa

Jul 5 - IISD - Releases New Resources - by Faye Leone

Jun 30 - Huffington Post - "Verstand verloren": Ökonom zerlegt mit einem Tweet die "Spiegel"-Titelgeschichte (Out of their mind: Economist destroys the Spiegel's title story with a tweet) - by editorial team

Jun 29 - Fonds nieuws - Eerste 'tracker' die progressie op SDG's per land volgt - by editorial team

Jun 29 - Le Vif - Trois choses que vous devriez savoir pour mieux comprendre le monde d'aujourd'hui - by Marie Gathon

Jun 28 - People's Pundit Daily - The Western World's Most Depressing Chart - by Daniel Mitchell

Jun 28 - CNBC - Bill Gates: Everyone should know these 3 facts - by Catherine Clifford

Jun 26 - Gates Notes - Memorizing these three statistics will help you understand the world - by Max Roser

Jun 25 - Science Trends - Adapting the Narrative of climate Change and Renewable Energy - by Palash Sanyal

Jun 24 - Slate Star Codex - Book Review: Capital in the Twenty-First Century - by Scott Alexander

Jun 17 - El País - Entrevista Steven Pinker: "Los populistas están en el lado oscuro de la historia (The populists are on the dark side of history) - by Jan Martínez Ahrens

Jun 15 - PC Mag UK - A Century of Tech Adoption in a Single Graph - by Rob Marvin

Jun 6 - KSL - What Medicare, Social Security solvency report mean for you - by Carter Williams

May 31 - VOX - A genetically modified organism could end malaria and save millions of lives — if we decide to use it - by Dylan Matthews

May 28 - Index - Jesu li jugonostalgičari u pravu? Je li prije zaista bilo bolje? (Are the Southeast Asians right? Was it really better before? - by Nenad Jarić Dauenhauer

May 23 - El País - Los números explican el mundo - by Kiko Llaneras

May 18 - World Economic Forum - This is how working hours have changed since the 19th century - by Max Roser

May 14 - The New York Times - Medical Mystery: Something Happened to U.S. Health Spending After 1980 - by Austin Frakt

May 13 - Museum of Military History Dresden - Moving impressions of trends of population, military and civil violence, poverty, literacy, and democratization. - via Mirko Clemente's Twitter

Apr 30 - Royal Statistics Society - Risk, statistics and the media: David Spiegelhalter's IPSO lecture - by David Spiegelhalter

Apr 24 - Forskning - Nordmenn best i verden på å slappe av (Norwegians are best in the world to relax) - by Bård Amundsen

Apr 21 (discovery date as article undated) - WeekendSwitzer - 5 ways women are remaking the global economy - by Fi Bendall

Apr 20 - Financial Times - The world is not as gloomy, or wonderful, as you may think - by Tim Harford

Apr 16 - El Gato y La Caja - Pescado podrido (Rotten fish) - by Guadalupe Nogués

Apr 15 - Der Spiegel - Die Welt wird besser - es will nur kaum jemand glauben (The world is getting better - but hardly anyone wants to believe it) - by Christian Stöcker

Apr 13 - Financial Times - FT Health: Why ‘sin taxes’ are good economics - by Darren Dodd and Andrew Jack

Apr 13 - Pathways for Prosperity - Can machine learning predict poverty? - by Sophie Ochmann

Apr 12 - Dinero - Mutando eslogan</> (Changing slogan) - by Alberto Carrasquilla

Apr 11 - NASA Earth Observatory - Finding New Ways to Feed the World - by Adam Voiland

Apr 10 - The New York Times - Scared by the News? Take the Long View: Progress Gets Overlooked - by David Bornstein

Apr 9 - Financial Times - Japan's economic miracle - by Dan McCrum

Apr 9 - Curiosity - Improving World Health Will Reduce Overpopulation, Not Make It Worse - by Ashley Hamer

Apr 9 - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Die Welt wird immer besser (The world is getting better and better) - by Hans Rolling

Apr 6 - Next big future - Population projections of 11.2 billion in 2100 imagines dropping birth rate in Africa but 16 billion more likely - by Brian Wang

Apri 5 – Morbidity, Peak Child, And Collective Pessimism – NPR podcast The Indicator interviews Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser of Our World in Data

Apr 3 - Carbon Brief - Limiting global warming to 1.5C would have ‘significant economic benefits’ - by Jocelyn Timperley

Mar 28 - Il Post (Italy) - Una vecchia alla finestra (An old woman at the window) - by Giacomo Papi

Mar 27 - Breakthrough Institute - Organic or conventional farming? Wrong question - by Hannah Ritchie of Our World in Data

Mar 27 - IISD - SDG-Tracker: Tracking Global Progress Towards the 17 Goals - by Hannah Ritchie of Our World in Data

Mar 26 - Futurism - This UN Tracker Shows That Even Far-Fetched Voluntary Pledges Actually Make a Difference - by Lou Del Bello

Mar 23 - 17 Goals - The SDG Tracker: Charts, Graphs and Data at your Fingertips - by the 17Goals Editor

Mar 22 - IISD - SDG Tracker Fosters Engagement with Indicator Data - by Faye Leone

Mar 22 - National Public Radio - The U.N. Set 17 Goals To Make The World A Better Place. How's It Doing? - by Joanne Lu

Mar 20 - Info Data (Italy) - Scopri la tecnologia che è entrata più velocemente nelle nostre case (Discover the technology that has entered fastest in our homes) - by Luca Tremolada

Mar 17 - Spiegel Online (Germany) - Angst: Das It-Girl unter den Gefühlen (Fear: The It-girl among all feelings) - by Sibylle Berg

Mar 17 - Origo (Hungary) - Elképesztő ábrák, amelyek bemutatják a világ fejlődését (Impressive figures that show the evolution of the world) - by Origo

Mar 16 - Bloomberg - The Population Bomb Has Been Defused - by Noah Smith

Mar 15 - Project Syndicate - A Trade War On the World’s Poorest - by Bjørn Lomborg

Mar 9 - New York Magazine - The World Is Better Than Ever. Why Are We Miserable? - by Andrew Sullivan

Mar 8 - coreecon - Learning by “Doing Economics” - by Tim Phillips

Mar 2 - Financial Times - Orphan diseases move into the spotlight - by Andrew Jack and Darren Dodd

Feb - Mega Online - Power to the people - by MEGA

Feb 28 - Visual Capitalist - These 6 Eye-Popping Charts Show How the World is Improving - by Jeff Desjardins

Feb 28 - El confidencial (Spain) - Los países nórdicos se desarrollaron antes del Estado de bienestar (The Nordic countries developed before the welfare state) - by Juan Ramón Rallo

Feb 23 - New Scientist - We may be overdue a massive war, says a statistical analysis - by Andy Coghlan

Feb 22 - Gazeta do Povo (Brazil) - O segredo dos países mais honestos do mundo (The secret of the most honest country in the world) - by Tiago Cordeiro

Feb 22 - Folha de S.Paulo (Brazil) - Do que morre o mundo (What the world dies of) - by Roberto Lameirinhas

Feb 21 - VTM News (Belgium) - Dit zijn belangrijkste doodsoorzaken (These are the most important causes of death) - by Rob van Herck

Feb 21 - P Magazine (Belgium) - Hieraan sterven belgen het vaakst (This is what Belgians die of most frequently) - by P-Magazine

Feb 14 - Visual Capitalist - The Rising Speed of Technological Adoption - by Jeff Desjardins

Feb 13 - Gates notes - 10 tough questions we get asked - The annual Gates Letter by Bill and Melinda Gates

Feb 13 - Republik (Switzerland) - Warum so pessimistisch? - by Olivia Kühni

With a follow-up on March 14 Warum so pessimistisch? Teil II

Feb 09 - Wall Street Journal - The Enlightenment is working - by Steven Pinker

Feb 08 - Infogram - 15 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Stats and Facts - by Marisa Krystian

Feb 08 - Bank of Canada - At the Crossroads: Innovation and Inclusive Growth - by Carolyn A. Wilkins

Feb 06 - Merci Alfred - La Loi du plus Sympa

Feb 02 - Unherd - UnHerd's optimists: the thinkers insisting we've never had it so good - by Oliver Kamm

Feb 02 - VOX - The global top 1 percent earned twice as much as the bottom 50 percent in recent years - by Dylan Matthews

Feb 01 - Datawrapper - Our world in the long term - by Lisa Charlotte Rost

Jan 31 - El definido - El mundo va de mal en peor? Estos datos te convencerán de lo contrario - by Macarena Fernández

Jan 29 - El país (Brazil) - Como você descreveria seu dia hoje? Os países mais otimistas não são os que você imagina - by Kiko Llaneras

Jan 28 - El Comercio - Más ricos significa más desigualdad? - by César Augusto Sosa

Jan 26 - Green Matters - Emmanuel Macron Promises Coal Power Plants Will Shut Down in France By 2021 - by Aimee Lutkin

Jan 25 - El País - Los gráficos que muestran el avance espectacular de la humanidad en los últimos dos siglos - by Jaime Rubio Hancock

Jan 24 - NPR - Why The Internet Loves And Hates Oxfam's Global Inequality Report - by Tom Murphy

Jan 19 - Wall Street Journal - Review: Going Beyond the Limits of the Earth With "The Wizard and the Prophet" - by William Easterly

Jan 18 - Uses This - Uses This: Jaiden Mispy – Interview with the developer in our team

Jan 12 - Chicago Tribune - Was 2017 'The Best Year in Human History'? - by Editorial Board

Jan 07 - VOX - 9 ways the world got a lot better in 2017 - by Charles Kenny

Jan 06 - New York Times - Why 2017 Was the Best Year in Human History - by Nicholas Kristof


I.2 Coverage in 2017

Dec 31 - CNBC - Barack Obama: 2017 has been a tough year, but here’s what to look forward to in 2018 - by Ruth Umoh

Dec 31 - El Mundo - Todo va bien menos la política - by Arcadi Espada

Dec 28 - Financial Times - A year in charts: From bitcoin to Trump and chess playing robots - by Tim Harford

Dec 20 - Buzzfeed - 2017 Wasn't Entirely Terrible: Disasters Are Causing Fewer Deaths Than They Used To - by Peter Aldhous

Dec 19 - Die ZEIT - Spenden: Daten gegen Armut - by Johannes Haushofer, Dina Pomeranz, Max Roser und Frank Schilbach

Dec 19 - Marginal Revolution - Political incorrect paper of the day: Food deserts - by Alex Tabarrok

Dec 18 - World Bank - Year in Review: 2017 in 12 Charts - by Donna Barne and Tariq Khokhar

Dec 15 - The Conversation - How Latin America bucked the trend of rising inequality - by Alice Evans

Dec 15 - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) - Arm und Reich nähern sich an

Dec 11 - inesad - The number of people in extreme poverty fell by 137,000 since yesterday - by Lykke E. Andersen

Dec 11 - The Guardian - Mass starvation is humanity's fate if we keep flogging the land to death - by George Monbiot

Dec 08 - Vanguardia - Conozca cuáles son las vacunas que un adulto debe aplicarse - by Daniel Ávila León

Dec 06 - The conversation - Survey shows gloomy public wrong about crime, immigrants, and teen pregnancies - by Bobby Duffy

Dec 06 - Eyewitness News - Emerging economies might be deindustrialising too quickly

Nov 30 - Forbes - Why the World is Getting Better And Why Hardly Anyone Knows It - by Steve Denning

Nov 29 - World Economic Forum - Emerging economies might be deindustrializing too quickly

Nov 28 - The conversation - Peut-on encore croire au progrès social? - by Göran Therborn and Marc Fleurbaey

Nov 28 - Tagesanzeiger - Die Reichen waren auch schon reicher - by Ralph Pöhner

Nov 24 - World Economic Forum Three-quarters of antibiotics are used on animals. Here's why that's a major problem

Nov 23 - Reuters Breaking views - Be thankful for good economic news - by Edward Hadas

Nov 23 - Global Carbon Project Startpage - Visualizations

Nov 23 - Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Wie sich Essgewohnheiten weltweit verändern - by Alexandra Kohler

Nov 22 - Corriere - La strategia di Kyoto dagli esiti modesti - by Danilo Taino

Nov 22 - VOX - This Thanksgiving, be thankful for these 6 ways the world is getting better - by German Lopez

Nov 21 - Inverse - How Much Do Humans Eat? - by Sarah Sloat

Nov 15 - Bloomberg - Free-market failure has been greatly exaggerated - by Noah Smith

Nov 13 - India times - Air pollution: Is the worst over for India?

Nov 12 - IDN Times - 9 Grafik Ilmiah Ini Menunjukkan Bahwa Kondisi Dunia Semakin Membaik - by Bayu D. Wicaksono

Nov 09 – Quartz – One region is growing older a lot faster than anywhere else in the world – by Dan Kopf

Nov 09 – CNBC – Why being great is so much harder than people realize – by Michael Simmons

Nov 09 – Latin American Post – New Technology: Neither Feared Nor Trusted – by Noah Smith

Nov 09 – Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings – Only as Strong as the Weakest Link: Global Food Supply Chains – by Howard-Yana Shapiro

Nov 07 – Aeon – War once helped build nations, now it destroys them – by Mark Kukis

Oct 31 – Makronom – These economists and journalists currently have the biggest impact on Twitter – by Christian Odendahl & Philipp Stachelsky

Oct 30 – Deutscher Arbeitgeber Verband – Homo sapiens: Sündenfall oder Hoffnung? – by Martin Schlumpf

Oct 26 – Metamoderna – Jordan Peterson and Camille Paglia – A Marathon of Academic Incompetence – by Hanzi Freinacht

Oct 23 – El Mundo – Steven Pinker: "Los progresistas detestan el progreso" – by Cayetana Alvarez De Toledo

Oct 17 – Business Insider (UK) – A top economist just put the fight against poverty in stunning perspective – by Chris Weller

Oct 06 - World Economic Forum - Every person in London now breathes dangerous levels of toxic air - by John McKenna

Oct 06 – Motherboard – It all goes back to the history of the X-15 A-2, an unmistakable rocket-powered product of its moment. – by Caroline Haskins

Sept 27 - Huffington Post - Conservation Efforts Helped by Farmers Using Cell Phones by Laurie Marker

Sept 21 – Cause and Effect – Invisible effects, invisible causes – by Felix Salmon

Sept 19 – (Germany) – Das beste Deutschland aller Zeiten

Sept 18 - World Economic Forum - You're probably wrong about other people's happiness

Sept 15 – World Economic Forum – After 35 years with the UN, here's what I learned – by Yoriko Yasukawa

Sept 12 – World Economic Forum – In 10 years, the world may not be able to feed itself – by Abdi Latif Dahir

Sept 12 – The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Prepare for Weather Extremes – by Jason Lloyd, Alex Trembath

Sept 09 – Gazeta Do Povo (Brazil) – O QI brasileiro pode estar diminuindo, e a culpa é da escola – by Gabriel de Arruda Castro

Sept 08 – Financial Times (UK) – FT Health: Stem cells — pushing the boundaries – by Darren Dodd

Aug 31 – New York Times – Hurricanes, Climate and the Capitalist Offset – by Bret Stephens

Aug 31 – Marginal Revolution – Is storm damage getting worse? – by Tyler Cowen

Aug 28 – Tygodnik Powszechny (Poland) – ŻYJEMY W NAJLEPSZYCH CZASACH – by Marcin Napiorkowski

Aug 11 – The Washington Post (US) – Why income inequality is so much worse in the U.S. than in other rich countries – by Catherine Rampell

Aug 08 – Markonom (Germany) – Is globalization a driving force for economic development? – by Esteban Ortiz-Ospina

Aug 03 – Gigazine (Japan) – 最も健康への影響が少ないエネルギー源はデータだけで見ると「原子力発電」

Aug 01 – Platforma (Ukraine) – Куда не катимся: почему жизнь на Земле становится только лучше – by Bogdan Miftahov

Aug – Graziadio Business Review – The Great Escape from Global Poverty – by Walker Wright

July 27 – World Economic Forum – More people live inside this circle than outside it - and other demographic data you should know – by Cristina Casabón

July 25 – The Big Picture ( – How Many Deaths Are Newsworthy...? – by Barry Ritholtz

July 24 – Marginal Revolution – Newsworthy Deaths – by Alex Tabarrok

July 23 – Quilette – Some Countries Are Much Richer Than Others. Is That Unjust? – by Jonny Anomaly, Hrishikesh Joshi

July 17 – Business Insider (Germany) – Eine beeindruckende Grafik zeigt, dass wir in der friedlichsten Zeit der vergangenen Jahrhunderte leben – by Felix Rentzsch

July 13 – The Conversation – What’s behind the sudden rise in measles deaths in Europe? – by Anita Milicic, Samantha Vanderslott, Sarah Loving

July 04 – (UK) – Global CO2 emissions and the 20 most polluting countries in the world

July – Alumniportal (Germany) – Economist Max Roser: “We overstate the negative” – by Friederike Bauer

June 30 – Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany) – Zuversichtlich in die Zukunft - aber nicht zurücklehnen! – by Stefan Stahlberg

June 18 – Scientias – De antibioticaresistentie te lift: dag antibiotica, hallo fagen! – by Anouk Schuren

June 15 – El Economista – ¿Ahora la gente tiene más en común con los CEO que antes? – by Ruy Alonso Rebolledo

June 13 – Visão (Portugal) – O Mundo está hoje muito melhor – by Adolfo Mesquita Nunes

June – SPAG – Is the World Going Down the Gurgler? (pg 32) – by Vicki Nunn

May 24 – CTXT (Spain) – Un futuro para las mayorías – by Ivan Krastev

May 11 – Frankfurter Allgemeine – Wie gut es uns geht! – by Marc Felix Serrao

May 09 – Focus Online (Germany) – Grafiken beweisen eindrucksvoll: Nie zuvor war die Welt besser

May 08 – Magnet – El ránking de los países más cárnico-dependientes del mundo, las gastronomías-pesadilla de cualquier vegano – by Eduardo Archanco

May 01 – The Independent (UK) – Despite Scepticism, Europe Has High Vaccination Rates - But It Shouldn't be Complacent – by Samantha Vanderslott

Apr 21 – Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany) – Besser als gedacht – by Patrick Bernau

Apr 16 – Indy100 – Two maps that will make you feel better about the world – by Bridie Pearson-Jones

Mar 24 - Foreign Policy - Infographic: How Does U.S. Health Care Stack Up to the Developed World? - by Robbie Gramer

Mar 22 – Mercado – El estado del mundo en seis grandes temas

Mar 20 – The Telegraph – International Day of Happiness: 45 joyous things that will make you instantly happy

Mar 15 – Conversable Economist – US Health Care: The Case For Going Upstream – by Timothy Taylor

Mar 15 – La Nación – La globalización no tiene la culpa – by Juan J. Llach

Mar 08 – The Washington Post (US) – This chart is a powerful indictment of our current health-care system – by Christopher Ingraham

Mar 05 – Huffington Post (Germany) – Mit dieser Grafik zeigt Bill Gates, dass die Welt viel besser ist, als wir glauben

Feb – The Foreign Service Journal by the American Foreign Service Association - Site of the month: Our

Feb 23 – Future World Foundation – Global Extreme Poverty

Feb 23 - Business Insider (Germany) - 4 charts Bill Gates loves because they prove the world is getting better - by Chris Weller

Feb 23 - L'Obs (France) - 90 ans d'espérance de vie en 2030 : une étude trop optimiste? - by Timothée Vilars

Feb 22 - Cash (Switzerland) - Zehn Gründe, die Welt positiver zu sehen - by Pascal Züger

Feb 22 - the Sun Daily (Malaysia) - Trump's trade challenge and opportunity - by Tan Siok Choo

Feb 14 - digg (US) - The Decrease In Child Mortality Since 1990 Is Equal To Averting 27 Major Plane Crashes Every Day

Feb 11 - World Economic Forum - This is one of the biggest threats to international security – and it's not what you think - by Stéphanie Thomson

Feb 9 - NZHerald (New Zealand) - Five places you wouldn't visit 10 years ago

Feb 8 - Adam Smith Institute (UK) - Sadly, Hans Rosling Has Died - by Tim Worstall

Feb 7 - CapX (US) - Trump and Bannon see the world through blood-spattered spectacles - by Robert Colvile

Feb 3 - Finanz und Wirtschaft (Switzerland) - Doch, doch, die Welt wird besser - by Mark Dittli

Feb - Schweizer Monat (Germany) - Der Kartograph von Oxford - by Olivia Kühni, Max Roser

Jan 28 - Tichys Einblick (Germany) - Von Malthus zum Ökologismus: Pessimismus - by Von Peter Heller

Jan 27 - Libre Mercado (Spain) - Cinco gráficos para el Papa - by Manuel Llamas

Jan 26 - En Perpectiva (Uruguay) - El polémico informe de Oxfam sobre riqueza y desigualdad en el mundo

Jan 21 - Economia Online (Portugal) - O mundo (e Portugal) está assim tão mal? - by Marta Santos Silva

Jan 20 - IntraMed (Argentina) - El dramático problema del suicidio en el mundo

Jan 17 – Financial Times (UK) – The problem with US healthcare in one chart by Federica Cocco

Jan 17 - Financial Times (UK) - The problem with US healthcare in one chart - by Federica Cocco

Jan 17 - akzente (Germany) - 'We Overstate the Negative' (interview with Max Roser)

Jan 16 - Semana Económica (Peru) - Perspectivas y optimismo - by Oswaldo Molina

Jan 16 - Salzburger Nachrichten (Austria) - Die Nachricht vom bevorstehenden Untergang der Welt ist deutlich verfrüht - by Viktor Hermann

Jan 6 - StarTribune (US) - Something's right in the world today - by D.J. Tice

Jan 3 - Fast Company (US) - Despite What Happened In 2016, The Long-Term Trend For Humanity Is Good - by Adele Peters

Jan 2 - The Wichita Eagle (US) - What if pessimism is not based on facts, progress? - by Carter Eskew

I.3 Coverage in 2016

Dec 31 - Bloomberg View - Here Comes the Cleanup Crew for 2016 - by Barry Ritholtz

Dec 31 - Business Insider (UK) - 14 charts that will remind you - no matter how you felt about 2016 - that the world is getting better every day - by Chris Weller

Dec 31 - Welt (Germany) - „Uns ist nicht bewusst, wie schlimm es früher war“ - by Stefanie Bolzen

Dec 31 - The National (UAE) - How to kick off the new year in a positive frame of mind - by Jessica Hill

Dec 30 - The Washington Post (US) - Why 2016 was actually one of the best years on record - by Annie Duflo & Jeffrey Mosenkis

Dec 30 - The Washington Post (US) - The best work on political economy in 2016 - by Daniel Drezner

Dec 30 - der Freitag (Germany) - „99 Prozent können irren“ (interview with Max Roser) - by Christine Käppeler

Dec 30 - El País (Spain) - Las paradojas del progreso: datos para el optimismo - by Kiko Llaneras & Nacho Carretero

Dec 29 - (The Netherlands) - De wereld wordt steeds beter. Kijk maar naar de data - by Wouter van DijkeLen Maessen

Dec 29 - BDN Maine (US) - Why the world isn’t as bad as it seems

Dec 28 - The Huffington Post (Germany) - Ihr glaubt, 2016 war ein beschissenes Jahr... dann lest das hier - by Julius Zimmer

Dec 27 – Business Insider (Nordic) – 14 charts that should restore your faith in humanity – by Chris Weller

Dec 27 - Zeit Online (Germany) - Diese Grafiken zeigen, dass die Welt gar nicht so schlecht ist - Tobias Dorfer

Dec 27 - 444 (Hungary) - Lehet, hogy nem vetted észre, de 2016 egy jó év volt - by Horváth Bence

Dec 27 - Valencia Plaza (Spain) - Merry Christmas… and Happy New Year? - Regina Laguna

Dec 26 - KiwiBlog (New Zealand) - World poverty has fallen by 130,000 since yesterday! - by David Farrar

Dec 25 - (Austria) - Die Welt ist besser als ihr Ruf - by Lukas Sustala

Dec 24 - bento (Germany) - Nein, die Welt wird nicht immer schlimmer - by Marc Röhlig

Dec 24 - (Macedonia) - График на денот: Како се менувало светското богатство во последните 2 века?

Dec 24 - Denar (Macedonia) - График на денот: Како се менувало светското богатство во последните 2 века?

Dec 23 - Vox (US) - Proof that life is getting better for humanity, in 5 charts - by Max Roser

Dec 23 - (Slovakia) - Udalosti v roku 2016 nabrali hrozivý spád: 5 grafov, ktoré ukážu, že svet sa nerúti do záhuby

Dec 23 - (Bulgaria) - Графика на деня: Как се е променяло световното богатство през последните 2 века? - by Viktoria Toshkova

Dec 22 - Slate (US) - Life Expectancy Is, Overall, Increasing - by Ben Hanowell

Dec 16 - Bloomberg View - Stereotypes Are Poisoning American Politics - by William R. Easterly

Dec 16 - Grist (US) - How food, forests, and people are connected, in 10 charts - by Nathanael Johnson

Dec 13 - Rand Daily Mail (South Africa) - TOM EATON: A small lifeboat bobbing brightly on a sea of heaving despair - by Tom Eaton

Dec 9 - El País (Spain) - Así se multiplicó la educación en España - by Kiko Llaneras

Dec 6 - Motherboard (US) - The United States Is Not an Apocalyptic Wasteland, Explains Steven Pinker - by Phil Torres

Dec 2 - The Guardian (UK) - It's too late for hand-wringing – globalisation is already dead - by Bob Swarup

Dec - Spiegel Online (Germany) - Früher War Alles Schlechter: Impfungen

Nov 11 - Visual Capitalist (Canada) - Chart: The End of World Poverty is in Sight - by Jeff Desjardins

Nov 9 - Scientific American (USA) - Yes, Trump Is Scary, but Don't Lose Faith in Progress - by John Horgan

Nov 9 - El País (Spain) - El mapa de la pobreza estadounidense y otras historias - by Gonzalo Fanjul

Nov 7 - Global Nomadic - The World is More Full of Goodness Than We Think - by Elaina Giolando

Nov 7 - World Economic Forum - The world has never been a better place. Don’t believe us? Look at this chart - by Keith Breene

Nov 5 - Renaissance for Leaders - Soft Power vs Hard Power - by Andrew John Harrison

Nov – Scientific American (USA) – Why Political Pessimism Trumps Optimism – by Michael Shermer

Nov 1 - Ricochet (US) - What Does America Owe Americans vs. Non-Americans - by James Pethokoukis

Nov 1 - Singularity University via Medium (US) - Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts - by Peter Diamandis

Oct – Anthropocene Magazine – An Anthropocene Journey – By Andrew C. Revkin

Oct 31 - American Enterprise Institute (US) - What does America owe Americans vs. non-Americans? - by James Pethokoukis

Oct 30 - VOzes Mórmons (Brazil) - Vivemos nos Últimos Dias?

Oct 27 - The Federalist (US) - Tom Hanks Admits He Firmly Believes A Debunked Conspiracy Theory - by Robert Tracinski

Oct 26 - Foundation for Economic Education (US) - We See the Glass as Half Empty, Yet Our Cup Is Overflowing - by Marian L. Tupy

Oct 26 - Implicante (Brazil) - Socialistas vão chorar: em 200 anos, o capitalismo diminuiu bem a extrema pobreza no mundo

Oct 24 - Global Citizen - Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030 Looks Possible in This Nifty Chart - by Meghan Werft

Oct 18 – Exploring the effects of healthcare investment on child mortality in R – by Simon Jackson

Oct 18 – Ökonomenstimme (Germany) – Antworten an den Club of Rome – by Hans-Jörg Naumer

Oct 16 – FAZ – Viel BIP, langes Leben Grafik

Oct 14 – Reason – There’s Never Been A Better Time to Be Alive

Oct 17 – 7 datos que demuestran que nuestro mundo es cada vez menos desigual

Oct 13 – CapX – Why are we determined to deny that things are getting better?

Oct 12 – Does Accelerating Technology Have to Create Dystopia? – Interview with Robin Hanson

Oct 12 – Oxford University – Ageing Nobel Laureates or an Ageing Mankind?

Oct 11 - BoingBoing - US people pay more for health care, die sooner than people in other developed countries - by Mark Frauenfelder

Oct 11 – O’Reilly – Highlights from Next:Economy 2016Roser presentation

Oct 11 – Boing Boing – US people pay more for health care, die sooner than people in other developed countries

Oct 10 – Look – What Men And Women Wanted Out Of Marriage in 1939 Compared to 2016

Oct 8 – Independent – What men and women wanted in marriage in 1939 compared to now

Oct – “ourworldindata: an R data package” – by Simon Jackson (description of a software package)

Oct 6 – Scientific American – Yes, Trump Is Scary, but Don't Lose Faith in Progress

Oct 2 – Independent (Ireland) – GDP: Fiddling with the most powerful metric in history

March 2016 – Berliner Republik (Germany) – Sozialdemokraten, verlasst das Gebäude!

September 23 – Weser Kurier (Germany) – ‘Frohe Botschaft’ – Article about Our World In Data by Martin Wein

September – Onyx Magazin (Germany) – Lichtblicke im Kampf gegen die Armut

22 September 2016 – New York Times – The Best News You Don’t Know – by Nicholas Kristof

Sept 14 – Helsingen Sanomat (Finland) – Puolittuiko maailman köyhien määrä oikeasti? Köyhyyden rajanveto on mielivaltaista

September 2016 – Resolution Foundation – Examining an Elephant – by Adam Corlett

August 15 – Het gaat ondanks alles ook gewoon heel goed met de wereld (translation of the article by Amy Robinson Sterling)

August 17 – Playground Noticias – ’15 gráficos que demuestran que el mundo no está tan jodido como parece' –

August 16 – John Green – Some Good News: 16 Ways 2016 Is Not a Total Dumpster Fire

August 16 – Marginal Revolution – Regulation and Distrust–The Ominous Update – by Alex Tabarrok

August 10 – Huffington Post – Donald Trump Is Communicating With The Reptile In You

August 11 – Zeit (Germany) – Die Welt ist nicht so schlecht, wie Sie glauben

August 11 – Krautreporter – Warum meine Generation besser dran ist als die meiner Eltern

August 7 – NZZ – Unsere Welt kollabiert nicht, ganz im Gegenteil – by Professor Monika Bütler

July 31 – Altavoz (Peru) – La desigualdad está cayendo en América Latina (y en el Perú también) (english: Inequality is falling in Latin America (and in Peru as well))

July 30 – Contrepoints – L’âge d’or du genre humain, c’est maintenant

July 29 – Heise – Themenmolekül: Wie LOLcats, nur eben Wissenschaft – von Peter Glaser

July 27 – Ifogram – Our World in Data: Visualizations with a Conscience

July 23 – Kurier (Austria) – Das Ende extremer Armut wird greifbar (with nicely embedded visualisations from Our World In Data)

July 22 – Berner Zeitung and other swiss newspapers (Switzerland) – Es hat wieder gepiepst

July 22 – La Nación (Argentina) – El que no arriesga no gana

July 20 – New Co – A Deficit of Idealism: Tim O’Reilly on the Next Economy

July 19 – Quartz (USA) – There’s good news to be found in the global economy, if you know where to look – by Matt Philips

July 19 – Seeking Alpha (USA) – Globalization And Its Discontents

July 19 – World Economic Forum – At the height of the Cold War, the US and Soviet Union worked together to eradicate smallpox – by Sean B. Carroll

July 18 – Huffington Post – Volver al 77? (Going back to 77?)

July 12, 2016 – Die Welt wird immer besser – longer portrait of Our World In Data and Max Roser in the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung by Björn Finke

July 10 – Machine Money and People Money – by Tim O’Reilly

July 10 – Global Investigative Journalism Network – Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

July 7 – Reason (USA) – American Pessimism: Only 6 Percent Think the World Is Getting Better

July 7 – Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey) – Europe’s troubled future

July 7 – TS (Switzerland; French speaking) Des villes américaines aussi meurtrières que l'Europe médiévale

July 7 – Atlantico (France) – Mondialisation heureuse ? Comment la chute de l’extrême pauvreté masque l’accroissement des inégalités (Good globalization? How the fall of extreme poverty masks growing inequalities)

July 6 – Washington Post – Why living in some U.S. cities is literally like living in the Middle Ages

July 5 – Tech Insider – China is the only country that's remotely optimistic about the future

July 3 – American Council on Science and Health – Only 6% of Americans Think the World is Getting Better

July 1, 2016 – is now included in the Scout Report of the Uni Wisconsin-Madison

June 27 – Singularity Hub – Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts

June 23 – World Economic Forum – 8 things you need to know about China’s economy

June 21 – Bloomberg View – There's Great News on Inequality and Poverty – by Noah Smith

30 May – Noah Smith (USA) – The incredible miracle in poor country development

27 May – World Economic Forum – US and European success was built on free trade. It must be defended – by Carl Bildt (former Prime Minister of Sweden)

25 May – Intellectual Takeout (USA) – The War on Poverty is Not Going Like You Think

Series with New York University’s Development Research Institute (for example here)

24 May – Welingelichte Kringen (Netherlands) – Echt, het ging nog nooit zo goed met de mensheid

23 May – Geo Hipsters – Interview with Achim Tack & Patrick Stotz

23 May – Prisma (Switzerland) – Interview with Monika Bütler

20 May – – 100 years of global aging – by Zack Beauchamp

11 May – Yahoo – Will Famines Become a Thing of the Past?

10 May – New York Times – Here’s Why There’s a Searing Ethiopian Drought Without an Epic Ethiopian Famine

25 April – – We’re winning the war on malaria — and saving millions of lives in the process

25 April – Glamour (France) – Etude : les qualités préférées des femmes chez les hommes en 1939 et 2008

21 April – Salon (USA) – How bad can a Tinder date get?

20 April – Fatherly (USA) – What Guys Are Looking For In A Spouse Has Changed A Fair Bit Since 1939

19 April – Washington Post (USA) and the Independent (UK) – What men and women wanted in a spouse in 1939 — and how different it is today

19 April – World Economic Forum – Bill Gates: Global inequality is falling faster than ever

20 April – Huffington Post (Italy) – Max Roser, economista, realizza un grafico sulle diverse caratteristiche ricercate in un partner dal 1939 ad oggi

19 April – Mother Jones (USA) – In the 21st Century, We All Want Smart, Gorgeous Mates

11 April – New York Times – The Park Service Maps America’s Natural and Human-Made Soundscapes and Silences

9 April – O futuro das coisas (Brazil) – Projeções para a educação até 2050

23 March – Politifact (USA) – Did we really reduce extreme poverty by half in 30 years?

April – KD Nuggets – Our World in Data – A Fantastic Site for Data-driven Analysis

31 March – The Conversation – How data journalism can empower Africans at the polls and beyond (also at other outlets)

2016 – Book – Alberto Cairo – The Truthful Art

CNN – 15 Questions with James Beshara

15 March – Huffington Post (Germany) – ’Teil einer besseren Zukunft: Darum brauchen wir einen kämpferischen Optimismus’ (Part of a better future: This is why we need optimism)

9 March – World Economic Forum – Why you’re probably wrong about immigration

7 March – FAZ – Fazit - das Wirtschaftsboom – Sind die Reichen wirklich so reich? – Austausch zwischen Patrick Bernau und Oxfam

15 December 2015 – World Economic Forum – Why we need to reconnect with the sun

16 February – The Week – In 2050, Chinese politicians will talk about India the way Donald Trump talks about China

31 January – FAZ – Weltbevölkerung: Die Grenzen des Wachstums (world population: the limits to growth)

27 January – Forbes – Another Thing David Graeber Doesn't Understand: Keynes And Working Hours

22 Jan – The Independent (UK) – Daily catch-up: How goes the War on Want? It is being won – By John Rentoul

21 January – Blog Stats – ’Optimism with Data’

20 Jan – So you want to Blog about Development? – by Jacob Winter

18 Jan – RPP (Peru) – Hay desigualdad en el mundo, pero cada año baja la pobreza absoluta

18 Jan – Financial Times (UK) – Three reasons to question Oxfam’s inequality figures – by Chris Giles

18 Jan – Prime Economics (UK) – Financialised globalisation enhances, not reduces, global inequality – by Jeremy Smith

14 Jan – Publik-Forum (Germany) – Ohne Hoffnung keine Zukunft – by Bettina Röder, Barbara Tambour

13 January – TIME (USA) – Obama Puts Terrorism in Perspective in State of the Union

5 Jan – SFGate (USA) – ’How the Age We Marry Has Changed Over Time'

5 Jan – DailyTekk (USA) – The 100 best, most-interesting websites of 2016

6 January – World Economic Forum – Are levels of global violence falling?

6 Jan – YouGove (Germany) – Chinesen glauben am ehesten, dass die Welt besser wird

6 Jan – Spectator (Great Britain) – Around the world, poverty is collapsing. Why is that so hard to believe? – by Fraser Nelson

4 Jan - World Economic Forum - Poverty: the past, present and future - by Martin Ravallion

3 Jan – Wortgebrauch (Germany) – Optimismus benötigt Verstand und Mut ('Optimism requires reason and courage')

2 Jan – Il Foglio (Italy) – Toh! Non siamo mai stati così "ricchi" (“We have never been so rich”) –

1 Jan – Spiegel (Germany) – Frohe Botschaft – long portrait of Max Roser and Our World In Data

1 Jan – Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany) – Die Zukunft ist rosig – Alles wird gut! – Interview with Max Roser and article on OurWorldInData

I.4 Coverage in 2015

29 Dec – Grist (USA) – Here’s the good news about Earth from this year – An article on the action against climate change by Katie Herzog

23 Dec – Washington Post – 11 ways that 2015 made history

31 Dec – Up (Switzerland) – 2016 wird das beste Jahr der Menschheitsgeschichte and here.

30 Dec – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (German) – Book Review of “Joseph Stiglitz: „Reich und Arm“” – Patrick Bernau

Dec – Die Denker (German) – Medien fördern negatives Weltbild

2 Jan – Notes On Liberty (USA) – “On celebrating the new year with a thought experiment

Jan – Edge Question of the Year 2016 – What do you consider the most interesting recent [scientific] news? what makes it important? by S Pinker – Steven Pinker answers Quantified Human Progress and talks about OurWorldInData

28 December – South China Morning Post (China) – Statistics show us that things are not as bad as they seem

23 December – Washington Post (USA) – 11 astounding things that happened in 2015

21 Dec Quartz (USA) – Quartz’s Chart of the Year™ for 2015 – by Matt Philipp (the chart on the decline of extreme poverty over the last 200 years was chosen as the Chart of the Year)

18 Dec – The Atlantic – 2015: The Best Year in History for the Average Human Being – by Charles Kenny

16 December – Vox (USA) – Everyone is wildly overestimating how many immigrants there are – by Zack Beaucham

14 December – Hamburger Abendblatt (Germany) – Die Welt ist besser, als wir denken – by Thomas Frankenfeld

10 December – Huffington Post (USA) – "7 Maps That Explain the Middle East

10 December – SuperMed (Austria) – Erwartungen an den Partner: 1939 vs. Heute

7 December – Mind Updates (Brazil) – Estamos vivendo em um mundo cada vez pior?

7 December – The Conversation – After a 400-year population boom, we need to reconnect with the sun

7 December – Les Echos (France) – Terrorisme : attention à ne pas se tromper d'analyse !

7 December – Mercator Net – ‘Modern technology: triumph or tragedy?

Dezember – Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland) – Es wird besser – Portrait of OurWorldInData & Interview of Max Roser by Peter Glaser

November 30 – TechInsider – This chart shows what people want in a spouse now compared to 70 years ago - and the differences are striking

December 1 – New York Times – Imagining a World Without Growth – by Eduardo Porter

27 November – Women’s UN Reporting Network – Finding True Power for Women & Girls: UN Sustainable Development Goals’ Most Challenging Task

26 November – Discover magazine – What I’m Thankful For: The Science and Technology Edition – by Corey S. Powell

23 November – New Yorker (USA) – Terrorism in the Age of Twitter – by John Cassidy

17 November – Cerrado Editora (Brazil) – Dados que nos ajudam a entender o mundo

16 November – Zurich (Insurance company) – The way we work

15 November – The Guardian (UK) – The scientists with reasons to be cheerful – long portrait of Ola & Hans Rosling, Ruth deFries and OurWorldInData by Ed Cumming

3 November – Inequality in Education: ‘Inequality over the last century…’

November 1 – Contrepoints (France) – Calamité : il y a de plus en plus de riches ! (2)

October 28, 2015 – The Atlantic – City Lab (USA) – Stop Complaining About Your 'Long' Work Week, in 2 Charts – by Eric Jaffe

October 30 – Washington Post (USA) – Why many families in China won’t want more than one kid even if they can have them

October 30 – Washington Post (USA) – One chart why China’s letting families have more kids

October 27 – Bloomberg (USA) – Lowering World Poverty Depends on India – by Noah Smith

October 24 – Quartz (USA) – ”When my parents were born, 7 in 10 people lived in extreme poverty. Today it’s 1 in 10"

October 21 – Business Insider (Australia) – Chart of the Day: The staggering population growth over the last 200 years

October 21 – (Greece) – Our World in Data: Η φτώχεια τα τελευταία 1000 χρόνια - Κάτι αλλάζει προς το καλύτερο διεθνώς (‘Our World in Data: Poverty in the last 1000 years - Something is changing for the better internationally’)

October 20 – City A.M. (Australia) – 5 charts showing why the world is a better place than you think

October 20 – American Enterprise Institute – Today is World Statistics Day 2015

October 16 – BGR – The most disruptive technology of the last century isn’t the smartphone – by Yoni Heisler

October 16 – Forbes (USA) – Keynes' 15 Hour Work Week Is Here Right Now

October 15 – Wired magazine (UK) – Good data will make you an economic optimist

October 14 – Washington Post (USA) – The most disruptive technology of the last century is in your house

October 12 – Wall Street Journal – Economists React: Angus Deaton Nobel Prize a ‘Brilliant Selection’

October 10 – Valor o Crecimiento –  'La pobreza extrema sigue cayendo y podría ser historia en 2030’

October 7 – WIRED – WIRED2015: Alex 'Sandy' Pentland on taking action with big data

October 6 – Libra Mercado (Spain) – La pobreza extrema sigue cayendo y podría ser historia en 2030 (‘Extreme poverty continues to fall and could be history in 2030’)

September – SAS Inflight magazine – Getting Better

September 28 – Foreign Policy – The SDGs Should Stand for Senseless, Dreamy, Garbled – By Bill Easterly

September 26 – John Green – YouTube – Is Poverty Necessary? Looking back at the Millennium Development Goal

September 24 – Washington Post (USA) – 30 charts and maps that explain China today – by Ana Swanson

September 24 – Council for European Studies – Book review “Inequality: What Can Be Done?” by Stefan Thewissen

September 24 – Washington Post – 30 charts and maps that explain China today

September 18 – Bloomberg (USA) – Africa Starts to Emerge – by Noah Smith

September 16 – INET (USA) – Max Roser collaborates with Hans Rosling on BBC Documentary – by Eric Beinhocker

September 9 – CapX – Why child mortality is falling – by Zac Tate

September 8 – Bloomberg – Get Smarter Instantly by Following These Seven People on Twitter – by Tom Keene

September 7, 2015 – Xataka (Spain) – ’17 gráficos para enseñar a quien todavía no crea que el mundo va cada vez mejor’ (17 graphics to teach those who do not yet believe that the world is getting better)

September 7 – Austrian Economics Center (Austria) – Inequality, Poverty, “The Free Market” And Capitalism: The Story Of A Wonderful Success – By Giovanni Caccavello for the Austrian Economics Center

September 1 – Vice (Italy) – Stiamo vivendo il periodo più pacifico della storia degli esseri umani – Interview with Max Roser and coverage of the long-term picture of violence on Our World In Data by Federico Nejrotti

August 23 – The Guardian (UK) – Steven Pinker’s cultural highlights

August 19 – Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) – ‘So schön wie früher wird's nicht mehr - findet euch damit ab’ – by Armin Wolf

August 17 – Exame (Brazil) – Um gráfico para ficar otimista com a queda da pobreza global (A graph that makes you optimistic about the decline of global poverty’)

August 10 – Mediapool (Bulgaria) – Светът по-много критерии е в доста по-добро състояние, отколкото е бил преди (‘In many aspects the world is much better than before’)August 16 – Inside HigherEd – Pushing Back on the Collapse Meme

August 13 – Vox (USA) – This chart shows one of humanity's greatest modern accomplishments, by Dylan Matthews

August 10 – Thomson Reuters (United Kingdom) – Think the world's getting worse? Think again, says economist

Also on Yahoo News, Japan Today, Standard, Chaen, Bharat Press, Money web, Fin 24, First Post and others.

August 10 – Vesti (Bulgaria) – Смятате, че светът е по-ужасен от всякога? Помислете пак (‘You think the world is more terrible than ever? Think again’)

August 7 – Deutschland Radio (Germany) – Heute ist alles besser als früher

August 5 – Huffington Post (Germany) – Oxford-Ökonom Max Roser: Die Welt wird ständig besser

Aug 4 – Süddeutsche Zeitung (German) – “Die Menschheit war früher viel gewalttätiger.” (Humanity was more violent in the past)

August 2 – Gulf Business (Gulf Region)Longevity, the retirement crisis and how to be prepared

July 22 – American Enterprise Institute (USA)Here’s what happens when humans are free to imagine, create, innovate, profit, and flourish

July 13 – Vox (USA)The world is getting better all the time, in 11 maps and charts by Zack Beauchamp

8th July – Data Stories (Podcast on data visualisation)#57: Visualizing Human Development w/ Max Roser

July 7 – Vox (USA)Greece’s political crisis is partly the eurozone’s fault – by Ezra Klein

July 6 – Vox (USA)Greece's debt crisis explained in charts and maps by Ezra Klein

July 3 – Huffington Post (France)Grèce: ces économistes dénoncent les politiques d'austérité qui ont viré cauchemar – Greece: these economists denounce the austerity policies that have turned into a nightmare”

July 1 2015 – Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany)Kurven des Kapitalismus

June 30 – Vox (USA)In defense of the Eurozone – by Zack Beauchamp

June 25 – Magnet (Spain)Este gráfico cuenta cuánta gente ha muerto en guerras desde 1400 (‘This graphic shows how many people have died in wars since 1400’)

June 24 – io9 (USA) – This Chart Shows How Many People Have Died From Conflicts Since 1400

June 24 – Vox (USA)600 years of war and peace, in one amazing chart by Zack Beauchamp

June 23 – World Economic Forum (Switzerland)War is killing fewer people than ever before

June 23 – Business Insider (India and UK)This insane chart shows how violence has spiked — and declined — since 1400

June 12 – Nuclear SecrecyWhat remains of the Manhattan Project

June 14 – Contrepoints (France)Désolé, mais ça va de mieux en mieux

June 8 – Strategy and Business (USA)The Data-Driven Optimist - Longer portrait of OurWorldInData and Max Roser

June 8 – Sputniks (Portugal)Este vídeo irá mostrar por que tudo que você pensa sobre o capitalismo está errado (‘This video will show why everything you think about capitalism is wrong’)

May 31 – Bild am Sonntag (‘Germany’) – Von wegen früher war alles besser… (Interview passages with Max Roser on the content of In print edition of the newspaper.)

May 28 – Polimaty (Poland)200 lat temu brytyjski „senior” był… 40-latkiem! Jak zmienia się przewidywana długości życia?

May 21 – Chicago Tribune (USA)GOP candidates want you to be terrified – By Rex W. Huppke (behind pay wall)

May 19 – Rivista Studio (Italy)Com’è cambiata l’Africa (in meglio) in tre grafici (‘How Africa has changed (for the better) in three graphs’)

May 17 – Zero Hedge (USA)Peak Population Growth?

May 15 – Cato Unbound (USA)Why Libertarians Should Welcome ISDS

May 9 – Bill Gates shares data from the Malaria data entry on his official Facebook page. Previously he used material from the life expectancy chart.

May 8 – RTS (Switzerland)La pauvreté mondiale atteindrait son niveau le plus bas de l'Histoire (‘Global inequality reaches the lowest level in history’)

May 6 – News Monkey (Belgium)Yep, we leven allemaal steeds langer: deze kaartjes tonen hoe snel dat gaat (‘Yes, we all live increasingly longer: these cards show how fast it goes’)

May – Folha de Sao Paulo (Brasil)Reforma política do século 21 (‘’Political reform in the 21st century”)

April 28 – Roger Pielke Jr.'s BlogEarthquakes: Death Rates and Frequency of Big Events

April 21 – Forbes (USA)Five People To Follow On Twitter For Good Business Content

April 20 – The Billfold (USA)Life, And Doing Money, In The New Middle Age

April 16 – Slate (France)La pauvreté n’a jamais été à un niveau aussi bas dans l’histoire (‘Poverty was never lower in history’) – by Eric Leser

April 15 – Express (Belgium) Indrukwekkende grafiek toont hoe het kapitalisme de armoede in de wereld op een historisch laag niveau bracht (‘Impressive graph shows how capitalism brought the poverty in the world at a historically low level’)

April 14 – Linke Zeitung and also in Griechenland Blog (Germany) – So wurden in Griechenland die Armen ärmer (‘This is how the poor in Greece got poorer’)

April 13 – Oxford University (UK)Interview with Max Roser

April 10 – The Washington Post (USA)Greece’s poor are back to where they were in 1980 – By Matt O'Brien

April 9  – New York Times (USA)Turning to Big, Big Data to See What Ails the World – By Tina Rosenberg

April 9 – Institute for New Economic Thinking (USA/UK)Inequality or Living Standards: Which Matters More? By Max Roser, Brian Nolan, and Stefan Thewissen

April 5 – Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden)Tro inte allt ni hör – fattigdomen minskar (‘Do not believe everything you hear - there is less poverty’)

April 1 – Las Vegas Review Journal (USA)Editorial: Capitalism crushes poverty

March 30 – Breitbart (USA)Economist Explains Why Poverty Is ‘Falling Faster Than Ever’ as Inequality Skyrockets

March 30 – Washington Examiner (USA)Amazing chart shows thanks to capitalism, global poverty is at its lowest rate in history

March 29 – Capital of Statistics (China) – Let us talk about statistics

March 25 – Vox (USA)The lives vaccines have saved in the US, in one chart

March 20 – The Guardian (UK)Guess what? More people are living in peace now. Just look at the numbers – by Steven Pinker

March 13 – Huffington Post (USA)Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Talk About Finance

March 12 – (USA) – ‘The government is the only reason the US has more inequality than Sweden’ – By Dylan Matthews

March 10 – Slate Magazine (USA) – ‘Look at All These Countries That Are Better at Fighting Inequality Than the United States

March 2 – Business Insider (USA)Natural disasters used to be so much worse

February 26 – Quartz (USA)Economics papers have been getting a whole lot math-ier

Feb 10 – (USA) – ‘How Obama's optimism about the world explains his foreign policy

Jan 20 – Berlingske (Denmark)Naturkatastrofer dræber stadig færre ('Natural disasters kill fewer and fewer')– Article by Bjorn Lomborg

Jan 20 – Journal Montreal (Canada)Au niveau planétaire, les inégalités baissent! (‘Globally, the inequalities fall!’) – by Vincent Geloso

Jan 19 – Europa Press (Spain) – ‘Así ha mejorado el acceso a la educación en los últimos 200 años en todo el mundo’ (‘This is how much access to education has globally improved over the last 200 years’)

Jan 19 – Financial Times (UK)Give the middle classes their fair share of the pie – by Izabella Kaminska

Jan 14 – MSN (USA)How the Muslim world is being left behind

Jan 12 – Macro Business (Australia)Chart of the Day – by Chris Becker

Jan 8 – TIME (USA)The 1919 Theory That Explains Why Police Officers Need Their Guns – By Michael Shermer

I.5 Coverage in 2014

Jan 1 – La Presse (Canada) – ‘Le Monde Va-t-il Mieux Que Vous Ne Le Croyez ?’ – Interview about the project with Nicolas Bérubé

Dec 29 – (USA) – ’26 charts and maps that show the world is getting much, much better’ – By Dylan Matthews

Dec 27 – Business Insider (USA) – 'Over The Past 150 Years, There Has Been A Profound Shift In What Humans Do With Their Time' – By Henry Blodget

Dec 14 – Business Insider (USA) – 'Yes, We Work Hard These Days, But We Work A Lot Less Than We Used To...' – By Henry Blodget

Dec 14 – (USA) – 'The world's victory over extreme poverty, in one chart' – By Zack Beauchamp

Nov 26 – Spatial Worlds (USA) Getting better all the time

Nov 25 – TIME Magazine (USA) – 'The Reason Every One of Us Should Be Thankful' – By Michael Shermer

Nov 24 – (USA) – '26 charts and maps to be thankful for' – by Dylan Matthews

Nov 14 – (USA) – ‘Oxford economist crunches numbers, concludes the world is getting better’ – Short coverage

Nov 12 – L’actualité (Canada) – 'Nous sommes moins violents, plus tolérants, parfois désespérants' ('') – Longer coverage by Vincent Destouches

Nov 10 – (USA) – ‘How the fall of the Berlin Wall changed the world, in one chart’ – Short coverage

Nov 10 – Contrepoints (France) – ‘La moitié de l’humanité vit en démocratie’ (‘Half of humanity lives in Democacies’) – Short coverage

Nov 9 –  Rue 89 (France) – ‘Démocratie, anocracie, autocratie : l’évolution politique du monde en un siècle’ – Longer coverage by Pierre Haski

Nov 8 – Blic (Serbia) – ‘Ovi grafikoni ruše sve što mislite da znate o surovom svetu u kom živimo’ (These graphs crush everything you think you know about the cruel world we live in) – Longer coverage by Č. Vučinić

Nov 8 – Geenstijl (Netherlands) – ‘Dit is het beste tijdperk ooit’ ('This is the best time ever') – Short coverage

Nov 7 – (Croatia) – ‘Mislite da nam nikad nije bilo gore? Varate se’ (You think it was never worse? You are wrong') – Longer coverage

Nov 6 – Business Insider (USA) – ’25 Ways The World Is Becoming Much Better' – Longer coverage by Natasha Bertrand

Nov 6 – Mundo Tecno (Argentina) – 'Prótesis biónicas - Esperanza de futuro' ('Bionic prostheses - Hope for the future') – Use (& spanish translation) of an OurWorldInData graph by Alicia Bañuelos

Nov 5 – Bloomberg (USA) – ‘A Little Perspective: Meanwhile, the World Is Becoming a Better Place’ – Longer coverage by Emily Greenhouse

Nov 5 – (USA) – 'Good News: The World Is More Democratic Than Ever'. – Longer coverage by Coleen Jose.

Nov 5 – (Israel) – 'What Makes You Think the World Is Getting Better?' – Long text referring to OurWorldInData and embedding some data visualisations by Tzvi Freeman

Nov 2 – The Journal (Ireland) – 'Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place

Nov 1 – Tyler Morning Telegraph (USA) – ‘Don't lose sight of what is important’ – Short text

Nov 1 – (USA) – covered in the ‘Weekly Roundup’. – Short coverage

  • NextBillion is a website that is important to the community of social entrepreneurs.

Oct 30 – (Netherlands) – 'De wereld vergaat niet en deze statistieken bewijzen het' (The world is not coming to an end and these statistics prove it). – – Detailed coverage (title page) by Tim Kraaijvanger

  • Scientias is the biggest popular science website in the Netherlands (more than 350.000 visitors per month).

Oct 30 – Jutarnji (Croatia) – 'Nova Studija S Oxforda 'Zbog ebole i terorizma čini nam se da je svijet užasan, ali istina je suprotna' ('A new publication from Oxford on the development of the world - we never had it so good'). – Detailed coverage (title page) by Tanja Rudež

  • Jutarnji (‘The Morning Paper’) is a Croatian daily newspaper that is among the most read in the country. The article was the title story on October 30th (morning).

Oct 30 – Rusplt (Russia) - 'Жить стало лучше' ('Life is better'). – Detailed coverage by Михаил Карпов

Oct 30 – PlanetSiol (Slovenia) - Kljub terorizmu, eboli in drugim tegobam je svet boljši, kot je bil nekoč ('Despite terrorism, Ebola and other problems the world is better than it once was') – Detailed coverage

Oct 30 – Kurir-info (Serbia) - 'Mi samo mislimo da je svet užasan, u stvari nam je sve bolje!' ('We think that the world is horrible, in fact we are all better!') – Detailed coverage

Oct 30 – Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) - 'Weniger Krieg und Armut - Von wegen alles wird immer schlechter' ('Fewer wars and less poverty - so much for everything getting worse') – Short coverage by Nina Heinisch

Oct 29 – SPLOID Gizmodo (USA) – 'The world is now safer and better than ever and here's the evidence' – Short coverage by Jesus Diaz

  • And Gizmodo Australia here.

Oct 28 – Business Insider (USA) – 'OK, Haters, It's Time To Admit It: The World Is Becoming A Better Place' – Longer coverage, title coverage by Henry Blodget

  • Business Insider is a leading business and technology news website in the US. The article was the title story on Oct 28 (evening).

Oct 27 – Gizmodo Espanol (Spain) – 'Aunque no lo parezca, el mundo es ahora más seguro que nunca' ('Believe it or not, the world is now safer than ever') – Short coverage by Saavedra Yare

  • Gizmodo Español is the Spanish speaking version of the influential tech and design blog Gizmodo. Gizmodo Esanñol alone has 230.000 Twitter followers.

Oct 27 – INET Oxford (UK) – ' – a new web publication by INET Oxford shows how the world is changing' – Longer coverage by Max Roser

Oct 27 – Marisol Collazos Soto (Spain) – ‘El mundo es ahora más seguro que nunca’ (‘The world is now safer than ever’)

Oct 24 – Andrew Hidas Blog (USA) – ‘These are the best of times’ – Short coverage

October 21 – CapX by The Centre for Policy Studies (UK) - ‘The world is becoming a better place’– Short coverage

Oct 20 – (Slovakia) – ‘Ako rastie vzdelanosť vo svete’ (‘How to extend education around the world’) – Short coverage

Oct 20 – Oxford Martin School blog (UK) - ‘It's a cold, hard fact: our world is becoming a better place’ – Longer coverage by Max Roser

Oct 6 – Weather and Climate @ Reading University (UK) – 'Healthy eating, healthy planet?' – Short coverage by Joy Singarayer

September – (USA) – ‘Deciphering Data: Earthquakes, Music, Love, and Violence' – Short coverage by Isabel Munson

September 12 – (USA) – ‘Fewer children die each year’ – Short coverage by Tom Murphy

August 28 – SupplyChainBeyond – ‘6 Maps That Explain Global Supply Chains’ – Short coverage by Bruce Jacquemard

August 26 – (USA) – '38 maps that explain the global economy' – Short coverage by Matthew Yglesias

August 16 – Health, Education, Social Protection News & Notes – 'Our World In Data' – Short coverage

  • This is the bi-weekly newsletter supported by GIZ the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation owned by the German Federal Government.

August 16 – Geographical Imaginations (USA) – 'Peace in our time' – Short text

August 15 – Matt Ridley Blog (UK) - 'Reasons to be cheerful, despite the 4 horses of the apocalypse' – Longer coverage

  • This article was also published in The Times here.

August 15 – (USA) – ‘The world economy since 1 AD, in one chart’ – Detailed coverage by Dylan Matthews

  • This article was widely shared (>2,000 times) and also cross-published at here.

August 15 – DineroEnImagen (Mexico) – ‘Dos gráficos muestran la riqueza mundial de los últimos 2000 años’ (‘Two graphs show the global prosperity of the last 2000 years’) – Short coverage

August 2 – The Washington Post (USA) uses as a source for 'The State of Africa'

July 31 – The Aspen Institute (USA) – The OurWorldInData presentation at is one of the 'Five Best Ideas of the Day'.

July 30 – Marginal Revolution (USA)Link to Africa in Data

July 23 – Kushima (Japan)OurWorldInData – Short coverage

July 8 – Treehugger (USA) – 'Deaths from malaria since 2010 in one graph (and a 1870 map showing U.S. deaths)' – Longer coverage by Michael Graham Richard

July 8 – Marginal Revolution (USA)Link to

July 6 – Xataka (Spain) – ‘Nuestro mundo en datos: visualizando cómo hemos cambiado los últimos siglos’ ('Our world in data: visualizing how we have changed over the last centuries'') – Longer coverage

II. Reports, Books, and Academia

2018 Jun 11 - cited in the RAPID project Why industrialisation - by Stefan Dercon and Nicolas Lippolis

2018 Feb 16 - cited in the Nature book review of Steven Pinker's Enlightenment The limitations of Steven Pinker’s optimism - by Ian Goldin

2018 Feb 12 - cited in the book The Routledge Companion to Business Ethics by Eugene Heath, Byron Kaldis, Alexei Marcoux

2018 Jan 23 - cited in the book Journal of Moral Theology by Mary Doyle Roche

2017 Nov 14 - cited in the book An Introduction to Global Health Delivery by Joia S. Mukherjee

2017 Oct 10 – cited in the book "What's The Future and Why It's Up To Us" by Tim O'Reilly

2017 Sept 11 – The Quarterly Journal of Economics – The Global Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History, and the Role of Trade – by Henderson et al.

2017 Aug 3 - cited in the book Reviews of National Policies for Education Education in Costa Rica by the OECD

2017 – Ernst & Young – Report: Tax insights for business leaders No. 19

2017 Sept – cited in the book "The Next Generation: Preparing Today's Kids For an Extraordinary Future" by Tony Ryan

2017 Aug – cited in the book "Large Risks with Low Probabilities: Perceptions and willingness to take preventive measures against flooding" edited by Tadeusz Tyszka and Piotr Zielonka

2017 Aug - cited in the book "Grundforløbet i engelsk" by Mette Grønvold, Hanne Ohland-Andersen

2017 June – Journal of the American College of Cardiology – Changing Demographics: A New Approach to Global Health Care Due to the Aging Population – by Valentin Fuster

2017 – The Marshall Plan and the Shaping of American Strategy (Brookings Institution Press)

2017 May – Anuario Internacional CIDOB – Buenas Noticias: En el Mundo Hay Menos Pobreza Que Munca (III) – by Esteban Ortiz-Ospina

2017 Apr – Saylor Academy – Max Roser and Esteban Ortiz Ospina's "Literacy"

2017 – RAND Corporation – Strategic Choices For a Turbulent World – Hoehn, Solomon, Efron et al

2017 – ZukunftsInstitut (Germany) – Zukunftsreport 2017 – by Matthias Horx

2017 Jan 11 - International Journal of Forecasting - Economic forecasting in theory and practice: An interview with David F. Hendry - by Neil Ericsson

2017 Jan 11 - World Economic Forum - The Global Risks Report 2017, 12th Edition

2017 Jan - National Intelligence Council (US) - Global Trends Report: Trends Transforming the Global Landscape

2016 Dec 20 - cited in the Nature article Anthropogenic- and natural sources of dust in peatland during the Anthropocene by Fiałkiewicz-Kozieł et al.

III. Radio and Podcast

2017 Dec 29 - NPR Planet Money - The 50-Year Newspaper - by Stacey Vanek Smith and Cardiff Garcia

2016 Aug 02 – cited in the book "What's Really Happening to Our Planet" by Tony Juniper

2017 Apr 12 – Freakonomics Radio – Earth 2.0: What Would Our Economy Look Like? – Stephen J. Dubner

2016 – United Nations UNCTAD – Development and Globalization: Facts and Figures 2016

2016 – cited in the book "The Truthful Art book" by Alberto Cairo

2016 Dec 30 - Radio SRF (Switzerland) - Vieles wird besser (interview with Max Roser) - by Thomas Häusler

2016 – Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace (Eds. 2016. Springer) – written by Brauch, H. G., Spring, Ú. O., Grin, J., & Scheffran, J.

2015 Nov 14 – The Lancet Commissions – Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: report of The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on planetary health

2015 July 8 – Data Stories (Podcast on data visualisation) – #57: Visualizing Human Development w/ Max Roser

2014 October 22 – Radio interview with Max Roser covering OurWorldInData with morning show 'The Takeaway’ on WNYC (public radio in New York). The ‘program reaches nearly 2 million listeners across 230 stations nationwide’.

  • Here is the audio file of the interview and their article about OurWorldInData.
  • Here is the coverage by Public Radio International which was likewise widely shared in social media.
  • And here is the coverage by Oxford’s SPI department.

IV. TV and Video

2018 Jul 10th - Vlogbrothers (Youtube) - The General Crisis - by John Green

2018 May 15 - Vlogbrothers (Youtube) - Seven Maps to Better Understand The World - by John Green

2017 Dec 12 - Vlogbrothers (Youtube) - 2017 is the Best? - by John Green

2017 Nov 23 - VOX on Youtube - 9 charts to be thankful for: humanity is getting better

2017 Oct 02 – Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee on «Using Testing to Combat Poverty» (SRF Sternstunde Philosophie) (around minute 32.30)

2017 May 03 – Früher war alles ... schlechter! | Harald Lesch

2017 Feb 14 - IFLScience - Video on humanity's progress over time and current state

2017 Feb 14 - vlogbrothers - Human Life Is Getting Better. Faster Than Ever Before.

2017 Feb 6 — TEDx Talks — With data, the future is different — by Wali Zahid

2015 Sept 23 – BBC (UK) – Material from OurWorldInData was used for “Don’t Panic, How to End Poverty” – a one-hour documentary film with Hans Rosling and produced by Wingspan Productions for This World on BBC2. All sources and material used in the documentary are listed here. The film is available here.

V. Lectures and teaching material

From feedback I know that university lecturers are using OurWorldInData material for their teaching.

VI. Other projects based on OWID's work

2017 Jan 18 – Bl.ocks – War Deaths in the World Each Year – by David Curran

2017 Jan 17 – Bl.ocks – World Births per Woman Test – by David Curran

If you see or use OurWorldInData please let us know and we will add it to this list!