A publication in Britain has said that the year 2012 is the best on record.  The Spectator said in their article,

Never has there been less hunger, less disease or more prosperity.

They did acknowledge that the west is not doing as well as it could.  But they did say that developing countries are seeing a boom in the way that they do business.

What do you think?  Has this year been the best ever for you?  Let us know in our poll below: