Mali Crises: Buhari gets briefs from Jonathan, as ECOWAS tackle grey areas
Indications emerged on Monday that Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), at the behest of their Chairman, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, may confer again to discuss outstanding grey areas in the Mali political situation.President Muhammadu Buhari gave the indication after receiving briefing at State House, Abuja, Monday, from ECOWAS Special Envoy to Mali, former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan.Despite the appointment of a civilian as Interim President in the crises ridden Mali, reports indicate that about two-thirds of that country ...
Commentary: Crises highlight racial inequity
If there is any blessing in the medical and financial crises brought about by COVID-19, it is the light they’ve shone on our tragic economic inequality. And the United States’ bold reckoning with race has broadened the meaning of that inequality and heightened the urgency to confront it.Low-income and Black, Latinx and Native Americans are more likely than wealthy whites to contract coronavirus, more likely to die from it and more likely to lose a job due to the recession. Meanwhile, U.S. billionaires — overwhelmingly white and male — have seen their fortunes swell by more than $700 billion du...
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Why Warren Buffett Is More Concerned About Pandemics Than Wars And Financial Crises
*Why Warren Buffett Is More Concerned About Pandemics Than Wars And Financial Crises by [Dr\. David Kass](http://blogs.rhsmith.umd.edu/davidkass/uncategorized/pandemics-wars-and-financial-crises/)*At the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting on May 2, the eternally optimistic Warren Buffettdisplayed an unusual amount of caution about both the near term and intermediate term outlook for the U.S. economy. Indeed, it was the first time in over 50 years, since 1969 when he liquidated his partnership, that he has demonstrated a large degree of concern.Q1 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreBuf...