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Matt Ridley

British journalist and businessman. He is best known for his writings on science, the environment, and economics. He has written several science books, including The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature, Genome, The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, The Evolution of Everything: How Ideas Emerge, and his most recent: How Innovation Works, And Why It Flourishes in Freedom.


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    In the mid twentieth-century, half the world still lived in extreme poverty. Today, even corrected for inflation, just 9% of people live like that. Average lifespan is increasing globally by about five hours a day. Child mortality, the greatest measure…...
    In the mid twentieth-century, half the world still lived in extreme poverty. Today, even corrected for inflation, just 9% of people live like that. Average lifespan is increasing globally by about five hours a day. Child mortality, the greatest measure…
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