We seize every opportunity to bring you good news. So when John Parker, former bureau chief for The Economist, wrote an article detailing all the reasons why the world is becoming a prosperous and more peaceful place we knew right away we wanted him on the program.
- John Parker, former bureau chief for The Economist, author of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"
- Loren Cobb, editor of The Quaker Economist
- Ellen 2/28/08: "Thank you for the Silver Lining episode, it was just a wonderful change in news. It also several questions I recently pondered as a child of the 70's and 80's. Have birth rates gone down, what are the numerical results of China's single child policy, and why aren't we starving as people speculated in the 70's. It is nice to see that the progress has occurred."