Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New Zealand Second-Most Peaceful Country. USA ranks "low".

Newshub: Despite Christchurch attacks, New Zealand second most peaceful country.
New Zealand is the second most peaceful country in the world, according to the 2019 Global Peace Index.

The Global Peace Index is developed by the Institute of Economics and Peace, a not-for-profit think tank "dedicated to shifting the world's focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human wellbeing and progress".
The United States was 128th on the list, down four over the last year. Its peacefulness was ranked "low".

"Confidence in US leadership has fallen more than confidence in Russian, Chinese and German leadership in the past five years, with people on average now having more confidence in Chinese leadership than the US," the report says.

Australia was down one from 12 to 13.
Canada ranks #6.

All countries, including Somalia, Ranked here.

 Terrance: We're the sixth-most peaceful country, Phillip. Ho' 'boot that?
Phillip: Fuck off, Terrance.

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