Is the so called "enlightenment" really working, like the WSJ would have us believe?

Every year I see an article like this one in the WSJ, where the argument goes: "the world is so much better now than it was before--so don't believe all the negativity in the headlines." I know this is hogwash, living in a country where half the people are poor and a world with increasing austerity. Would love to hear Dr. Wolff 's economic take on this:

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  • Kenneth Polson
    published this page in Ask Prof. Wolff 2018-02-12 02:04:48 -0500