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Turning a Corner

July 1, 2013 | Report

By Bill Goodfellow

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It is easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the challenges facing our world today. Wars in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, climate chaos due to global warming and the widening gap between the super-rich and everyone else engender a sense of hopelessness.

But a closer examination of current trends reveals that we are making progress on all three issues. It is not Pollyannaish to suggest that the last five years have seen more progress in promoting peace, slowing climate change and curbing massive tax avoidance than we have seen in a generation.

CIP is working to build on this progress to make our world more peaceful, sustainable and just.

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