Once again the debate begins, was this a good year? Was 2017 the year when the world finally got better? Or are the events that occurred its defining factors? 2017, the time when a series of terrorist attacks were unleashed on different parts of the world. When the children of Yemen and Somalia died of starvation. The year of displacements and ethnic cleansing. The
The Rolling Stone deemed 2016 a “…a bad year” and 2017 the worst to come. This is a sentiment thats shared by many people on the social media verse (see Elle). This is largely due to the events that occurred around the world, such as changes in global politics, civil wars, large refugee displacements, terrorism attacks and the escalating changes in the natural environment.
2016 has been an incredible year in many respects: there have been promising peaks and plenty of depressing valleys, heartwarming highs and challenging lows, but after everything the year has thrown at us we can all still say this: we are still here! And, more importantly, we are still here together. No matter what 2017 may bring, no matter what victories or hardships lie just beyond