Year of 2017 better than 2016? Not sure

  • 2016-12-14
  • Karlis Streips
By most metrics, 2016 has not been a particularly good year. Lots of legendary musicians died, including David Bowie, Prince, and Leonard Cohen, there were massive terrorist attacks in Nice, France, and elsewhere, the wars of the Middle East continued to rage and expand, the Ebola virus and Zika virus wreaked havoc in many parts of the world, the British people confounded expectations by voting to leave the European Union, and above all, the people of the United States chose a bloviating narcissist to become their next president. True, there were also good things that happened. For me perso...
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