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In a World of Increasing Opportunity, Why So Much World-Wide Political Anger?

Socio in the News in 200 Seconds

Updated: December 12, 2016

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All this we have, or have available to us. When we live in a world with increasing opportunities to improve our own quality of life, then why do political outcomes world-wide seem to express so much dissatisfaction, grievance and anger?

That's a big question, and I don't pretend to have simple & fast answers. But at least one can ask. And social mood needs to be part of the discussion that follows.

Show Notes:

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