Writing wrongs: children like this Afghan girl are twice as likely to be literate as they were just 25 years ago. Photo: Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Writing wrongs: children like this Afghan girl are twice as likely to be literate as they were just 25 years ago. Photo: Reuters/Damir Sagolj DS/GB - RTRQ176

Always look on the bright side of life

Populist politicians are giving us the impression that the world is falling apart. It's not