The goal of this site is to bring together knowledge of our social, political and economic world. Where we are, how we got here, and where we are going. A solid understanding of the world is the first step for improving living conditions of all people throughout the world. More
This section has Reports , Basic Guides to the World , Data sets and Presentations all about major global social, demographic, economic and political trends in the last several decades, about topics such as aging, poverty, globalization, democracy, terrorism, literacy, quality of life, and more. We also have a report about theory of change, how to understand all the changes that have been happening.
Links to other sites with Theory , Research , Data , Basic Profiles and History ,and Software that are useful in studying social change.
We also link to Organizations, Journals , Future studies and resources, History videos, Educational classes pages, and pages that are Links to other links and to Other pages of topics that don't exactly fit the other categories, including click to donate, open access, maps and other stuff.
We link to web sites about Critical Topics such as global warming, terrorism and sustainable development.
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|OUR FEATURED PROJECTS
Economic growth, pocket guide
Is Life Getting Better: Beginners guides on measuring the well-being and progress of societies
FEATURED WEB SITES
OECD's Better Life Index
Sustainable Society Index
Community Indicators Consortium
World of Statistics ;
How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 and summaries
The Hunger site
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Change.org Find and sign petitions for various causes
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Public Social Science Linkedin page: Make social science research understandable.