But wait a minute. Every previous generation in history would have happily traded places with us. So what if the Germans will have to sacrifice a week or two of paid vacation time, or if hairdressers in Greece will no longer be able to retire with a pension at the age of 50? Almost all their babies live.
Way back I remember writing a news item based on UN data showing how the world, not just the west, was improving on various outcomes and how we were all doing better than just a hundred years ago. Not saying there isn’t room for improvement but context is important.by