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UK to become global leader in tackling famine?

UK to become global leader in tackling famine?

This is an impossible dream when aid becomes a tool of foreign policy and a post-Brexit UK will be desperate to cozy up to all manner of suspect foreign leaders. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/sep/02/uk-will-lead-world-on-tackling-famine-and-covid-with-new-department-says-raab?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

NYTimes: Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

NYTimes: Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

US intelligence concensus adds more nuance of China’s role in the Covid19 outbreak. Far from being a top down Beijing controlled conspiracy of silence, it was in fact local officials shielding information from Beijing Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find https://nyti.ms/2EbxVnr

Opinion | The CFPB once defended consumers. Thanks to Trump, it now helps companies prey on them instead. – The Washington Post

Opinion | The CFPB once defended consumers. Thanks to Trump, it now helps companies prey on them instead. – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/08/01/cfpb-once-defended-consumers-thanks-trump-it-now-helps-companies-prey-them-instead/?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most

Investors brace for consumer debt defaults if US relief stalls | Financial Times

Investors brace for consumer debt defaults if US relief stalls | Financial Times

Several issues to consider – 1) how much have loan modifications and forbearance artificially suppressed defaults and delinquencies, 2) how many jobs have been permanently lost due to downsizing and company BK, 3) how many jobs are vulnerable to the ebb and flow of reopening economy. The reopening economy jobs should be targeted by directly …

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