The wave of demonstrations sweeping across
countries is a clear sign that, for all our progress,
something in our globalized society is
not working. Different triggers are bringing people onto
the streets: the cost of a train ticket, the price
of petrol, political demands for independence.
A connecting thread, though, is deep and
rising frustration with inequalities.
Understanding how to address today’s disquiet
requires looking “Beyond Income, Beyond
Averages and Beyond Today,” as this Human
Development Report sets out to do.