We live best in history. We experience difficult times. We often hear these contradictory statements depending on who pronounces them. Economists saying about the GDP growth, politicians convincing us about the increase of our standard of living, journalists providing information from war zones or refugee camps, NGOs highlighting the growing gap between poor and rich or climate change experts. How is this really? The 2nd issue of the bulletin Rozvojová spolupráca (Development Co-operation) is looking for the answers.