The Rising Tide of Global Sadness

the future of wellbeing

The New York Times

Misery influences politics. James Carville famously said, “It’s the economy, stupid.” But that’s too narrow. Often it’s human flourishing, stupid, including community cohesion, a sense of being respected, social connection. George Ward has argued that subjective measures of well-being are more predictive of some election outcomes than economic measures…

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