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Mathias Sundin 6 min read

πŸ“° The fear-mongering news media... invited me

Warp News was invited to talk about optimistic news for the newsroom at Expressen.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

🧠 Why are people so pessimistic about the future? Part 3 - our own brains

Our brains are on high alert when it comes to perceived danger. That was great thousands of years ago, but today the world is much less dangerous, and now our instinct makes us pessimistic.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

πŸ“Ί Why are people so pessimistic about the future? Part 2 - the news media

Good journalism is one of the most important things we have in society. But news media is unbalanced and report much more negative news than positive, which gives us a distorted and pessimistic view of the world.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

πŸ™ˆ Why are people so pessimistic about the future? Part I - wrong about the facts

A majority of people in the richest countries are pessimistic about the future. One reason is that they know less about humanity's progress than chimpanzees.

Marco Borsari 7 min read

🀝🏽 Interconnection: a key for the 21st century challenges

How the world is increasingly interconnected and why the best results can be obtained when working not only for yourself but for the whole planet.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

πŸ“° Does the Washington Post really drive away the darkness?

The news media says they impact our worldview and the decisions we make. That is true. But the worldview they present is too negative. What does that say about the worldview we get and the decisions we make?

Warp Editorial Staff 12 min read

πŸŽ₯ Chris Nolan: How storytelling can change the future β€” what’s wrong and how to fix it

Why is the real story of a better future not being told? And how can we fix that? Asked and answered by Chris Nolan, a multiple Emmy-winning director-writer.

Marco Borsari 6 min read

🌏 Is the world really a dangerous place for a traveler?

Hidden historical treasures, clear waters, high peaks, colourful districts. The world is full of beauty ready to be discovered, often with safer conditions than you expect.

Anders Bolling 4 min read

πŸ€” Shockingly bad? Think for a moment before you swallow the bait

Too bad to be true? The Warp News columnist gives three examples: A white van, dead construction workers in Qatar, and extremely extreme weather.