From devastating floods in Pakistan to Italy’s far-right PM to overturning Roe v Wade, this was a year of extremes
By Adam Ramsay Published 12-30-2022 by openDemocracy
How do you turn 365 days experienced by eight billion people – and billions more other beings – into some kind of story?
Maybe you start with some events?
In which case, 2022 was the year that Covid vaccines kicked in. Daily global deaths hit 77,000 on 7 February, and have declined fairly steadily ever since. It was the year Russia invaded Ukraine, the first war between major European powers since 1945. Continue reading